William Case | 19 Aug 19:24 2011

Re: Gnome3 -- liking it more each day.

On Tue, 2011-08-16 at 13:56 -0400, William Case wrote:
> I have temporarily had to turn the desktop icons on.  Prefer the clean
> look, but don't like opening several secondary applications or what used
> to be applets on the desktop at the same time.
> 
> Can I have a favourites bar/file but different containing different
> applications associated with each work space.  

After using Gnome3 for about a week I really, really want a toolbox.  I
toolbox is an expansion of the idea presented above.

Here is how I see a toolbox working.  If I get approval or suggestions
for the idea I will file it with full details as a request for
enhancement.

Toolbox:
A toolbox is no more than a file or container into which I could put
programs and applets which used to go on my panel.  The problem with the
panel was that I had to put all my 'tools' on the panel even though I
only used a few of them at a time depending on the project I was working
on.  I kept my projects separated on desktops or workspaces or
viewports.

Going from desktop to overview to open one tool after another as I need
it is a bit of a PIA.  Putting all of my tools ahead of time is a messy
PIA.

In overview:
a) I would be able to open a file with a toolbox icon and drag and drop
those 'tool' programs or applets that I use regularly for one type of
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Trond Husø | 19 Aug 21:00 2011
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Re: Gnome3 -- liking it more each day.

On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 13:24 -0400, William Case wrote:
> On Tue, 2011-08-16 at 13:56 -0400, William Case wrote:
> > I have temporarily had to turn the desktop icons on.  Prefer the clean
> > look, but don't like opening several secondary applications or what used
> > to be applets on the desktop at the same time.
> > 
> > Can I have a favourites bar/file but different containing different
> > applications associated with each work space.  
> 
> After using Gnome3 for about a week I really, really want a toolbox.  I
> toolbox is an expansion of the idea presented above.
> 
> Here is how I see a toolbox working.  If I get approval or suggestions
> for the idea I will file it with full details as a request for
> enhancement.
> 
> Toolbox:
> A toolbox is no more than a file or container into which I could put
> programs and applets which used to go on my panel.  The problem with the
> panel was that I had to put all my 'tools' on the panel even though I
> only used a few of them at a time depending on the project I was working
> on.  I kept my projects separated on desktops or workspaces or
> viewports.
> 
> Going from desktop to overview to open one tool after another as I need
> it is a bit of a PIA.  Putting all of my tools ahead of time is a messy
> PIA.
> 
> In overview:
> a) I would be able to open a file with a toolbox icon and drag and drop
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William Case | 19 Aug 21:21 2011

Re: Gnome3 -- liking it more each day.

On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 21:00 +0200, Trond Husø wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 13:24 -0400, William Case wrote:
> > On Tue, 2011-08-16 at 13:56 -0400, William Case wrote:
> > > I have temporarily had to turn the desktop icons on.  Prefer the clean
> > > look, but don't like opening several secondary applications or what used
> > > to be applets on the desktop at the same time.
> > > 
> > > Can I have a favourites bar/file but different containing different
> > > applications associated with each work space.  
> > 
> > After using Gnome3 for about a week I really, really want a toolbox.  I
> > toolbox is an expansion of the idea presented above.
> > 
> > Here is how I see a toolbox working.  If I get approval or suggestions
> > for the idea I will file it with full details as a request for
> > enhancement.
> > 
> > Toolbox:
> > A toolbox is no more than a file or container into which I could put
> > programs and applets which used to go on my panel.  The problem with the
> > panel was that I had to put all my 'tools' on the panel even though I
> > only used a few of them at a time depending on the project I was working
> > on.  I kept my projects separated on desktops or workspaces or
> > viewports.
> > 
> > Going from desktop to overview to open one tool after another as I need
> > it is a bit of a PIA.  Putting all of my tools ahead of time is a messy
> > PIA.
> > 
> > In overview:
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William Case | 19 Aug 21:36 2011

Re: Gnome3 -- liking it more each day.

On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 15:21 -0400, William Case wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 21:00 +0200, Trond Husø wrote:
> > On Fri, 2011-08-19 at 13:24 -0400, William Case wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2011-08-16 at 13:56 -0400, William Case wrote:
> > > > I have temporarily had to turn the desktop icons on.  Prefer the clean
> > > > look, but don't like opening several secondary applications or what used
> > > > to be applets on the desktop at the same time.
> > > > 
> > > > Can I have a favourites bar/file but different containing different
> > > > applications associated with each work space.  
> > > 
> > > After using Gnome3 for about a week I really, really want a toolbox.  I
> > > toolbox is an expansion of the idea presented above.
> > > 
> > > Here is how I see a toolbox working.  If I get approval or suggestions
> > > for the idea I will file it with full details as a request for
> > > enhancement.
> > > 
> > > Toolbox:
> > > A toolbox is no more than a file or container into which I could put
> > > programs and applets which used to go on my panel.  The problem with the
> > > panel was that I had to put all my 'tools' on the panel even though I
> > > only used a few of them at a time depending on the project I was working
> > > on.  I kept my projects separated on desktops or workspaces or
> > > viewports.
> > > 
> > > Going from desktop to overview to open one tool after another as I need
> > > it is a bit of a PIA.  Putting all of my tools ahead of time is a messy
> > > PIA.
> > > 
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