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[SOLVED] Question about Whisker menu

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[SOLVED] Question about Whisker menu

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Post by philotux » Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:23 am

I just wondered if it is possible to tweak Whisker menu so that it opens by hovering the mouse over its icon on the panel.
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Re: Question about Whisker menu

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Post by Jerry3904 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:52 am

Well, there's nothing in the Properties dialog box that would suggest that.
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Re: Question about Whisker menu

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Post by philotux » Sun Jan 13, 2019 7:57 am

No, there isn't. I thought maybe some file somewhere could be tweaked to accomplish that. But I understand, it's a long shot.

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Re: Question about Whisker menu

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Post by Jerry3904 » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:11 am

If it is, it would be with the gtk code, I guess.
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Re: Question about Whisker menu

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Post by philotux » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:14 am

Jerry3904 wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:11 am
If it is, it would be with the gtk code, I guess.
That would be way, way beyond me to try my hand at.
Thanks for your replies!

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Re: Question about Whisker menu

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Post by asqwerth » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:14 am

You could try installing the hot-corner package from bunsenlabs: https://mxlinux.org/wiki/applications/hotcorner

Then add the command to activate whisker menu:

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xfce4-popup-whiskermenu
https://forum.xfce.org/viewtopic.php?pid=46629#p46629

**tests it**

Yep, it works on my MX17 (I have hotcorner set up), but you have to make a deliberate movement of your cursor into the bottom left corner, so it's not a simple mouseover on top of the MX start menu button.
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Re: Question about Whisker menu

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Post by philotux » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:20 am

Thanks so much! I'll test it and report back in a while.

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Re: Question about Whisker menu

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Post by baldyeti » Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:39 am

Also, just in case you are not aware, if your keyboard has a "windows" key, hitting it will invoke the whisker menu.
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Re: Question about Whisker menu

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Post by philotux » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:58 am

baldyeti wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:39 am
Also, just in case you are not aware, if tour keyboard has a "windows" key, hitting it will invoke the whisker menu.
Thanks for this! I had forgotten about it.

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Re: Question about Whisker menu

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Post by philotux » Mon Jan 14, 2019 9:02 am

asqwerth wrote:
Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:14 am
You could try installing the hot-corner package from bunsenlabs: https://mxlinux.org/wiki/applications/hotcorner
Go to Bunsenlabs page here: https://github.com/BunsenLabs/bunsen-ut ... /bl-hotcor... and select/copy all the lines of the python script within the box. Open an empty text file and paste the text within. Save the file as "bl-hotcorners" (no quotation marks in the file name, or suffixes). Right click on the file to call up "Properties", and in the Permissions tab, choose to make the file executable.
Hi asqwerth,

The link https://github.com/BunsenLabs/bunsen-ut ... hotcorners
doesn't seem to work here. I get a 404 error: page not found

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