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xfce:xfce4-panel:preferences [2019/08/02 15:36]
amerigena [Items]
xfce:xfce4-panel:preferences [2019/12/09 07:54]
kevinbowen
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 ====== Preferences ====== ====== Preferences ======
 +  * **[[#​Selecting a Panel|Selecting a Panel]]**
 +  * **[[#​Display|Display]]**
 +  * **[[#​General|General]]**
 +  * **[[#​Measurements|Measurements]]**
 +  * **[[#​Appearance|Appearance]]**
 +  * **[[#​Background|Background]]**
 +  * **[[#​Opacity|Opacity]]**
 +  * **[[#​Items|Items]]**
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 The Panel Preferences window gives you the ability to customize your panel. You can change the size, appearance and orientation of your panels, as well as add add or remove panels on your desktop. These can be backed up on your system to be restored at a later date. The Panel Preferences window gives you the ability to customize your panel. You can change the size, appearance and orientation of your panels, as well as add add or remove panels on your desktop. These can be backed up on your system to be restored at a later date.
  
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 <figure "Panel Preferences window">​{{:​xfce:​xfce4-panel:​xfce-panel-prefs.png?​nolink&​|}}</​figure>​ <figure "Panel Preferences window">​{{:​xfce:​xfce4-panel:​xfce-panel-prefs.png?​nolink&​|}}</​figure>​
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 ===== Selecting a panel ===== ===== Selecting a panel =====
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 The panel currently selected will show a flashing, dashed red border around it, so it's clear which panel you are currently editing. The panel currently selected will show a flashing, dashed red border around it, so it's clear which panel you are currently editing.
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 ===== Display ===== ===== Display =====
 The **Display** tab contains options for how the panel is positioned on the screen. ​ The **Display** tab contains options for how the panel is positioned on the screen. ​
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 ===== General ===== ===== General =====
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 ? Don't reserve space on borders ? Don't reserve space on borders
 ! Normally, maximized application windows do not overlap the panel. Setting this option disables this behavior and allows the windows to stretch to the screen edge behind the panel. This option is only available when the panel is set to never hide. ! Normally, maximized application windows do not overlap the panel. Setting this option disables this behavior and allows the windows to stretch to the screen edge behind the panel. This option is only available when the panel is set to never hide.
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 ===== Measurements ===== ===== Measurements =====
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 By default, the panel distributes the plugins from left to right (or from top to bottom, if the panel is in Vertical or Deskbar mode). However, it is possible to align plugins to the center or to the right (or bottom) of the panel by inserting [[separator|separators]] to the left (or above) these plugins. By inserting at least two expandable separators it is also possible to position plugins at the center of the panel. By default, the panel distributes the plugins from left to right (or from top to bottom, if the panel is in Vertical or Deskbar mode). However, it is possible to align plugins to the center or to the right (or bottom) of the panel by inserting [[separator|separators]] to the left (or above) these plugins. By inserting at least two expandable separators it is also possible to position plugins at the center of the panel.
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 ===== Appearance ===== ===== Appearance =====
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 <figure "Panel Appearance Preferences">​{{:​xfce:​xfce4-panel:​xfce-panel-appearance.png?​nolink&​|}}</​figure>​ <figure "Panel Appearance Preferences">​{{:​xfce:​xfce4-panel:​xfce-panel-appearance.png?​nolink&​|}}</​figure>​
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 ===== Background ===== ===== Background =====
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 ? File ? File
 ! This displays a file manager window to select an image to be used as the background for the panel. This option is only available if your panel style is set to {gui>​Background image}. ! This displays a file manager window to select an image to be used as the background for the panel. This option is only available if your panel style is set to {gui>​Background image}.
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 ===== Opacity ===== ===== Opacity =====
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 ? Leave ? Leave
 ! This controls the transparency of the panel when not hovering over it. Ranges from 0 (fully transparent) to 100 (fully opaque). All panel plugins are affected by this setting. ​ ! This controls the transparency of the panel when not hovering over it. Ranges from 0 (fully transparent) to 100 (fully opaque). All panel plugins are affected by this setting. ​
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 ===== Items ===== ===== Items =====
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 The {gui>​preferences} and {gui>​about} buttons are only active if the highlighted plugin supports these features. They will open the selected item's preferences and "​About"​ window. The {gui>​preferences} and {gui>​about} buttons are only active if the highlighted plugin supports these features. They will open the selected item's preferences and "​About"​ window.
  
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