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Re: Switch between different display settings

#21 Post by Discostu » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:52 pm

Thanks, I also copied the file for the panel. I think it'd be great if there was documentation somewhere about the relationship between configuration windows and files. Like if I click on "Help", that the Wiki page should have something like
Settings changed in this window are stored in home/%user%/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml
Default settings for this window stored in /etc/skel/.config/xfce4/xfconf/xfce-perchannel-xml

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Re: Switch between different display settings

#22 Post by Jerry3904 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:59 pm

Good suggestion (add to which Help file?).
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Re: Switch between different display settings

#23 Post by Discostu » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:32 pm

I think whatever page opens when clicking the "help" button in a window.

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Re: Switch between different display settings

#24 Post by Jerry3904 » Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:34 pm

Right, but the Help button on which app?
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Re: Switch between different display settings

#25 Post by Discostu » Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:06 pm

All of them :happy: Well, I really think that it should be documented for every settings windows where it stores the entered information and how to access the defaults. In this case I am talking about Appearance, Panel and Orage Panel Clock.

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Re: Switch between different display settings

#26 Post by fehlix » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:03 pm

Discostu wrote:
Thu Jul 12, 2018 5:06 pm
All of them :happy: Well, I really think that it should be documented for every settings windows where it stores the entered information and how to access the defaults. In this case I am talking about Appearance, Panel and Orage Panel Clock.
I don't think so. The help files are for all user to provide general help. If you want to become an Xfce/Linux expert knowing about all the little details our help files will certainly not be exhausted enough for that exercise.

I've pointed you already to the default settings, which is a bit to much already for new user.
Just use our existing tools like MX Tweak where you find panel backup or use our MX User Manager to copy all settings from an existing user. Just create a new user, do your tuning within this new user-profile and copy to the old user.

Certainly you are welcome to provide update to our help files and wiki.
Just send us the updated helpfile or a new one and we will review to incorporate this into our existing ones.
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Re: Switch between different display settings

#27 Post by dolphin_oracle » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:18 pm

the xfce wiki does a good job detailing out what does what in the Xfce world. I use it quite regularly, along with some of the "man" pages (especially for terminal and xfconf).
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Re: Switch between different display settings

#28 Post by fehlix » Thu Jul 12, 2018 6:22 pm

+1, and don't forget the arch-wiki, one of the best with extrem details and high quality.
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Re: Switch between different display settings

#29 Post by Discostu » Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:56 am

fehlix wrote:
Wed Jul 11, 2018 1:51 pm
When you have found out all the settings you need to switch let us know. We might prepare something which may be usefull for others too. Thanks.
DPI
Orage Clock: Font Sizes for each row
Panel: row size
Notification Area: Maximum Icon Size
Desktop: Icon Size
Window Manager: Theme

But the result is still not quite satisfactory, see screenshot. Maybe it is really easier to just use a low resolution.

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