Re: Can we have different desktop backgrounds for different workspaces

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On Friday 28 August 2009, Anne Wilson wrote:
>On Friday 28 August 2009 19:49:32 Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Friday 28 August 2009, Michael Hennebry wrote:
>> >On Fri, 28 Aug 2009, Anne Wilson wrote:
>> >> Also, I sent another post with an easier way, but it never seems to
>> >> have made it to the list (the same info did, in another list).  What
>> >> it said was:
>> >
>> >It did.
>> >
>> >> Quicker way - and, I think, the way that I did it:
>> >>
>> >> http://userbase.kde.org/Plasma/FAQ/4.3#How_can_I_use_virtual_desktops_
>> >>as _ activities_.3F
>>
>> After messing with this, checking and unchecking and rechecking the
>> options, I finally got it to show me a + in a magnifying glass icon, but
>> only on the lower border of screen 0, the one I was on at the instant.
>> This took it back to full screen per screen and I was able to set a
>> different pix per screen then.
>
>You should have the magnifying glass under each Activity.
>
>> Now I have the cashew in the upper right corner of only the first 7
>> screens of 8, and a plasmoid launcher only on screen 0.
>
>I've no idea why your cashew is missing - it's on every one here, although
> for some reason, one of them is quite faint, while the others are bright.
>
>> How can I restore that plasmoid to the other 7  screens, and restore the
>> cashew to the 8th screen?
>
>For each desktop, right-click and select Add Widgets.  Add the widgets
>relevant to the activity you intend for that desktop.
>
The very terse wording makes it non-intuitive.  And clicking on help gets me 
the advisory that it has not yet been written.

>Remember that your desktops now act independently.  You can have leisure-
>related widgets on a different desktop from your work-related ones.
>
>If that's not what you meant by 'plasmoid launcher', describe a bit more
> what you want.

What I want is the same, semi transparent launcher to be available on all 8 
screens.   For that, it seems I should be able to edit an rc or conf file 
someplace, and just copy/paste that same stanza in the verses for the other 7 
screens.

Thanks, Anne

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