[CentOS] C-6, Gnome question

Mon Jan 12 01:53:25 UTC 2015
Fred Smith <fredex at fcshome.stoneham.ma.us>

On Sun, Jan 11, 2015 at 07:49:02PM -0600, Robert Nichols wrote:
> On 01/11/2015 04:19 PM, Bill Maltby (C4B) wrote:
> >On Fri, 2015-01-09 at 21:02 -0600, Robert Nichols wrote:
> >>I presume you're talking about panels with "Autohide" set. If you have
> >>the GUI gconf-editor installed, it's under apps/panel/global/panel_show_delay.
> >>You can also set it from the command line:
> >>
> >>      gconftool-2 --type int --set /apps/panel/global/panel_show_delay 500
> >>
> >>(The default is 300, unit is milliseconds).
> >
> >Thanks! My terminalogy was likely not correct. I was refering to the ...
> >"windows" for applications, which I've been calling "panels" (because
> >they are within my virtual windows).
> Oh. I've always kept auto-raise turned off. I frequently have multiple
> overlapping windows open, and sometimes raising the one I'm typing into
> would hide something I need to see. (Yes, the part I'm typing into is
> visible.)

I've traditionally done that, too. but 2 or 3 years ago I decided to
try it, with a 1 second delay, and found I (mostly) like it. Odd.


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