[sugar] hot corners
meta.sj at gmail.com
Thu May 15 22:44:31 EDT 2008
I am all for a global preference for the frame, particularly for setting the
timing delay, instant v. slide transition, or corner vs. edge heat.
However, "am I hot or not" should be a toggle that can be activated with a
key combination, since this may be toggled many times during a single
A common transient UI conflict is an activity that has one screen with
important stuff near a corner/edge. There should be minimal
context-switching needed to toggle the heat off when on that screen, but on
On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 10:22 PM, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de>
> Eben Eliason wrote:
> > Duplicated from another thread, but it seems this comment belongs here:
> > On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 4:20 AM, Simon Schampijer <simon at schampijer.de>
> >> Mikus Grinbergs wrote:
> >> >> I have put an rpm which has a control panel option to set a delay
> >> >> the frame
> >> >> activation and an option to toggle the top of the screen to activate
> >> >> the frame
> >> >> as well.
> > I'm not in agreement with allowing Frame activation from arbitrary
> > corners. I think it's all or nothing, due to the use of each edge for
> > independent items, and the position of notifications in each corner.
> > If someone doesn't want it available in all corners, they should use
> > the key instead.
> > On the other hand, if you meant "top of the screen" to mean the top
> > /edge/ (a la "warm edges"), I would move to make this again a global
> > option (on all edges), with a separate delay adjustment. Warm edges
> > would be off by default, while hot corners, I still think, could be on
> > by default with a reasonable delay, at least until we get further
> > testing feedback regarding the effectiveness of that solution.
> > - Eben
> Eben I only added a slider for the delay of the activation of the hot
> By default the delay is zero.
> And since I wanted to test out how the warm edge works in general I added a
> warm edge since I tapped myself moving the mouse there when I wanted to
> I can make another rpm with warm edges all around and a separate delay
> so we can test it out how it feels.
> Did you actually tested the rpm I provided?
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