Squeak virtual desktop
saidani at info.unicaen.fr
Thu May 27 16:51:26 UTC 2004
Check earlier posts on this mailing-list about "Squeak Windows
Manager"... I'm currently using four virtual desktops in my squeak
image and I have explained how we can bind each desktop to a key
through Keymapper package.
>>>>> "Vadim" == Vadim Kolontsov <vk at tvcom.ru> writes:
Vadim> Good evening, Squeak Developers! I'm new here - so sorry
Vadim> if something is wrong :)
Vadim> I'm trying to solve my problem of screen space shortage,
Vadim> so I've wrote a simple hack to add simple virtual desktop
Vadim> mechanism. It allows you to have up to 9 virtual screens,
Vadim> you're able to switch between them using Alt+N (where N is
Vadim> number of the page).
Vadim> You can find a changeset at
Vadim> http://vk.infolio.ru/squeak/pager/index-eng.html. Just
Vadim> tested it on fresh 3.7b image, seems to work fine.
Vadim> I've implemented multiple screens using morph's
Vadim> hide/show. Is there any better way to do it? For example,
Vadim> creating World morph of very big size and using
Vadim> Morph>>position to switch between screens... Or using
Vadim> multiple worlds..
Vadim> What is the best way to add 'system-wide hotkey'? I was
Vadim> thinking about using the World morph, but it seems that if
Vadim> some submorph is active, you wouldn't get the keystroke
Vadim> reliable. So I've patched KeyboardEvent, and now it works
Vadim> everywhere. Can't say I like this approach..
Vadim> Thanks for a great product. Best regards, Vadim.
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