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xfce:xfdesktop:preferences [2019/04/10 23:35]
blueberrybrownie [Desktop Menu]
xfce:xfdesktop:preferences [2019/08/08 14:42] (current)
amerigena [Icons]
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 To access ''​xfdesktop'​s''​ settings, you can click on the {gui>​Desktop} button in the [[../:​xfce4-settings/​|Settings Manager]], or right-click on the desktop and select {gui>​Desktop Settings...} from the list. To access ''​xfdesktop'​s''​ settings, you can click on the {gui>​Desktop} button in the [[../:​xfce4-settings/​|Settings Manager]], or right-click on the desktop and select {gui>​Desktop Settings...} from the list.
  
-<figure "​Accessing desktop settings">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-context-menu-desktop-settings.png?nolink&|}}</​figure>​+<figure "​Accessing desktop settings">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​desktop_settings2.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 ===== Background ===== ===== Background =====
  
-<figure "​Customizing the desktop background">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-settings-background.png?nolink&|}}</​figure>​+<figure "​Customizing the desktop background">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​desktop_background.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 The **Background** tab of the Desktop settings window contains different options for configuring the your desktop background. You can set a single image or multiple images as your desktop background, or you can use a color scheme. If you set an image as your wallpaper but don't want it to fill the entire screen, you can combine it with a color scheme that fills in the rest of the background. The default option is to use a wallpaper image, the list of images available is found in the **Wallpaper for my desktop** section, where thumbnails for images found in the specified folder are displayed. The **Background** tab of the Desktop settings window contains different options for configuring the your desktop background. You can set a single image or multiple images as your desktop background, or you can use a color scheme. If you set an image as your wallpaper but don't want it to fill the entire screen, you can combine it with a color scheme that fills in the rest of the background. The default option is to use a wallpaper image, the list of images available is found in the **Wallpaper for my desktop** section, where thumbnails for images found in the specified folder are displayed.
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 ==== Images ==== ==== Images ====
 To set or change the wallpaper image, simply left-click on an image in the **Wallpaper for [...]** section. You can change the location the application looks for images in using the {gui>​Folder:​} option, clicking on the drop-down menu brings up a list of alternate locations. You can choose a custom directory by clicking **Other...**,​ which brings up the **Select a Directory** window where you can choose your custom location. To set or change the wallpaper image, simply left-click on an image in the **Wallpaper for [...]** section. You can change the location the application looks for images in using the {gui>​Folder:​} option, clicking on the drop-down menu brings up a list of alternate locations. You can choose a custom directory by clicking **Other...**,​ which brings up the **Select a Directory** window where you can choose your custom location.
-<figure "​Alternate locations of images">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-folder-location-pop-up.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​+<figure "​Alternate locations of images">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​desktop_background_select.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 If a location contains multiple images, ''​xfdesktop''​ allows you to automatically change the background by cycling through the images available. You can enable this option by checking the {gui>​Change the background} box. The frequency in which the images are changed and the order in which they are chosen can be changed by selecting an interval period from the drop-down list and optionally selecting the **Random Order** checkbox. The following interval periods are available: If a location contains multiple images, ''​xfdesktop''​ allows you to automatically change the background by cycling through the images available. You can enable this option by checking the {gui>​Change the background} box. The frequency in which the images are changed and the order in which they are chosen can be changed by selecting an interval period from the drop-down list and optionally selecting the **Random Order** checkbox. The following interval periods are available:
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 |  Zoomed ​ | Resizes the image to fill the display while preserving aspect ratio. If the image doesn'​t match the aspect ratio then it gets cropped to fit. | |  Zoomed ​ | Resizes the image to fill the display while preserving aspect ratio. If the image doesn'​t match the aspect ratio then it gets cropped to fit. |
  
-<figure "Image style options">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-style-pop-up.png?nolink&|}}</​figure>​+<figure "Image style options">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​desktop_background_position.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 <​note>​If you choose the **Scaled** option and the size of the image does not exactly match the resolution of your display, the image will be "​letterboxed"​ and you will see the desktop color as the borders.</​note>​ <​note>​If you choose the **Scaled** option and the size of the image does not exactly match the resolution of your display, the image will be "​letterboxed"​ and you will see the desktop color as the borders.</​note>​
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 |  Transparent ​ | Doesn'​t display a color. If the image style is set to "​None",​ then a plain white background is used. | |  Transparent ​ | Doesn'​t display a color. If the image style is set to "​None",​ then a plain white background is used. |
  
-<figure "​Background color options">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-color-pop-up.png?nolink&|}}</​figure>​+<figure "​Background color options">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​desktop_background_gradient.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
 ===== Menus ===== ===== Menus =====
 ''​xfdesktop''​ allows you to customize the behavior of right-click and middle-click menus. To configure this behavior, open the Desktop settings and click the **Menus** tab. ''​xfdesktop''​ allows you to customize the behavior of right-click and middle-click menus. To configure this behavior, open the Desktop settings and click the **Menus** tab.
-<figure "Menus tab">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-settings-menus.png?nolink&|}}</​figure>​+<figure "Menus tab">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​desktop_menu.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 ==== Desktop Menu ==== ==== Desktop Menu ====
 The **Include applications menu on desktop right click** option dictates whether a menu entry will be shown at the bottom of the list providing quick access to all installed applications. Ticking the **Show application icons in menu** option will show icons next to the labels in the pop-up applications menu. The **Include applications menu on desktop right click** option dictates whether a menu entry will be shown at the bottom of the list providing quick access to all installed applications. Ticking the **Show application icons in menu** option will show icons next to the labels in the pop-up applications menu.
  
-<figure "​Accessing applications from the desktop menu">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-context-menu-applications.png?nolink&|}}</​figure>​+<figure "​Accessing applications from the desktop menu">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​apps_menu_expanded.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 The menu's configuration file ''​xfce-applications.menu''​ can be found under ''​$sysconfdir/​xdg/​menus/​xfce-applications.menu''​. For binary packages, ''​$sysconfdir''​ is often ''/​etc'',​ and for source compiles, it defaults to ''/​usr/​local/​etc''​. The menu's configuration file ''​xfce-applications.menu''​ can be found under ''​$sysconfdir/​xdg/​menus/​xfce-applications.menu''​. For binary packages, ''​$sysconfdir''​ is often ''/​etc'',​ and for source compiles, it defaults to ''/​usr/​local/​etc''​.
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 Middle-clicking on the desktop shows a list of all opened windows ordered by workspace, it also allows you to quickly add or remove a workspace. Checking **Show window list menu on desktop middle click** will enable this menu. Middle-clicking on the desktop shows a list of all opened windows ordered by workspace, it also allows you to quickly add or remove a workspace. Checking **Show window list menu on desktop middle click** will enable this menu.
  
-<figure "​Window list menu">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-window-list-menu.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​+<figure "​Window list menu">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​middle_click_menu2.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 If none of the submenus are checked, the pop-up menu will look like the following example: If none of the submenus are checked, the pop-up menu will look like the following example:
-<figure "Plain text window list menu">​{{ :​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-window-list-menu-no-options.png?nolink}}</​figure>​+<figure "Plain text window list menu">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​middle_click_optionsunselected2.png?nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 Checking **Show application icons in menu** will produce the following: Checking **Show application icons in menu** will produce the following:
-<figure "​Application icons">​{{ :​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-window-list-menu-icons.png?nolink}}</​figure>​+<figure "​Application icons">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​middle_click_1_option_selected2.png?nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 Checking **Show workspace names in list** and **Use submenus for the windows in each workspace** will show each workspace as a separate entry with their respective windows hidden inside the entry. Hovering over a workspace entry will reveal the windows inside. Checking **Show workspace names in list** and **Use submenus for the windows in each workspace** will show each workspace as a separate entry with their respective windows hidden inside the entry. Hovering over a workspace entry will reveal the windows inside.
-<figure "​Workspace entries">​{{ :​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-window-list-menu-workspace-submenus.png?nolink}}</​figure>​+<figure "​Workspace entries">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​middle_click_workspacelist2.png?nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 Check the **Show sticky windows only in active workspace** option if you only want to see those windows in the active workspace instead of all workspaces. The **Show add and remove workspace options in list** checkbox changes whether the shortcuts to add or remove a workspace are shown. Check the **Show sticky windows only in active workspace** option if you only want to see those windows in the active workspace instead of all workspaces. The **Show add and remove workspace options in list** checkbox changes whether the shortcuts to add or remove a workspace are shown.
  
 ===== Icons ===== ===== Icons =====
-''​xfdesktop''​ allows you to draw icons on the desktop and control their appearance ​and behavior. To configure these options, open the Desktop settings and click the **Icons** tab.+''​xfdesktop''​ allows you to draw icons on the desktop and control their appearancebehavior ​and position on the desktop. To configure these options, open the Desktop settings and click the **Icons** tab. 
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 +<figure "Icons tab">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​desktop_icon_settings.png?​nolink|}} 
 +{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​icon_position2.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
-<figure "Icons tab">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-settings-icons.png?​nolink&​|}}</​figure>​ 
  
 ==== Appearance ==== ==== Appearance ====
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 ! This option displays minimised windows as icons on your desktop. These icons can be freely arranged and offer window controls similar to the drop-down menu when clicking on the application'​s icon on the left of the title bar upon right-click. ! This option displays minimised windows as icons on your desktop. These icons can be freely arranged and offer window controls similar to the drop-down menu when clicking on the application'​s icon on the left of the title bar upon right-click.
  
-<figure "​Minimized application icons">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​minimised-application-icons-context-menu.png?nolink&|}}</​figure>​+<figure "​Minimized application icons">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​minimised_icon_actions2.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 <note tip>​**Tip:​** Application icons will remember their positions when the window is maximised and then later minimised again.</​note>​ <note tip>​**Tip:​** Application icons will remember their positions when the window is maximised and then later minimised again.</​note>​
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 This option displays files, folders, and launchers as icons on your desktop that can be freely arranged, named, copied and moved, modelled to have a similar look and feel as a regular file manager. This option displays files, folders, and launchers as icons on your desktop that can be freely arranged, named, copied and moved, modelled to have a similar look and feel as a regular file manager.
  
-<figure "​File/​launcher Icons">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​file-launcher-icons.png?nolink&|}}</​figure>​+<figure "​File/​launcher Icons">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​launcher_icons.png?​nolink|}}</​figure>​
  
 <note tip>''​xfdesktop''​ displays everything under your ''​~/​Desktop''​ folder, which can easily be accessed using a file manager. Any icons on the desktop are stored in this directory.</​note>​ <note tip>''​xfdesktop''​ displays everything under your ''​~/​Desktop''​ folder, which can easily be accessed using a file manager. Any icons on the desktop are stored in this directory.</​note>​
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 shares and other devices. Clicking those icons on the desktop will open a new file manager window displaying the contents of that particular path. shares and other devices. Clicking those icons on the desktop will open a new file manager window displaying the contents of that particular path.
  
-<figure "​Default Icons options">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​xfdesktop-settings-default-icons.png?nolink&|}}</​figure>​+<figure "​Default Icons options">​{{:​xfce:​xfdesktop:​default_icons.png?​nolink|}}