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Author Topic: Docked Mode is broken, needs more love  (Read 1019 times)

Deozaan

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Docked Mode is broken, needs more love
« on: April 19, 2018, 05:04 PM »
The current docking mode is broken in v2.03.

Here's what the current floating window looks like:

PBOL - LD41.png

Here's what the docked window looks like:

PBOL - LD41 Docked.png

I have it set to automatically resize, but it obviously doesn't.

I really wanted to revive this thread requesting a 3rd docking option (always visible, don't reserve space) because I want PBOL to have the minimal docked interface without the title bar and menu bar and I also want it to remain on top of other applications (which is already an option). And ideally I want to be able to have more customization over the dock position so it isn't just snapped to the center of whatever side of the screen it's docked to.

And it would be nice if you added a docking toggle to the context menu for both the window itself and the tray icon. I forgot that docking was set to auto-hide and the app kind of got lost for a while as I tried to figure out how to get it to display again.
« Last Edit: April 19, 2018, 05:10 PM by Deozaan »

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Re: Docked Mode is broken, needs more love
« Reply #1 on: April 19, 2018, 05:12 PM »
Okay, while investigating this further, I realized I can just click and drag the edges of the window to resize it. So now I've got the docked window large enough to display all the text.

Even so, I'd still like the option to disable auto-hide, so that it is always visible. Or maybe just an option to disable the title bar and the menu bar while in "floating window" mode so I can place it somewhere on my screen for a constant reminder without taking up needless space on those elements that don't need to be visible at all times.

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Re: Docked Mode is broken, needs more love
« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2018, 01:07 AM »
Even so, I'd still like the option to disable auto-hide, so that it is always visible.
You should find such an option on the "Appearances" tab with your choice for "Dock mode".

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Re: Docked Mode is broken, needs more love
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2018, 03:05 AM »
Even so, I'd still like the option to disable auto-hide, so that it is always visible.
You should find such an option on the "Appearances" tab with your choice for "Dock mode".

Where?

PBOL Dock Modes.png

Note that I want to disable auto-hide without reserving screen space. Reserving screen space is such an immensely huge waste of my screen's real estate, it boggles my mind that anyone would find such a feature desirable. :huh:

PBOL Docked Reserved Top.pngDocked Mode is broken, needs more love

PBOL Docked Reserved Left.pngDocked Mode is broken, needs more love

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Re: Docked Mode is broken, needs more love
« Reply #4 on: April 20, 2018, 03:11 AM »
Oh i see, you want it always visible but not taking up space.. let me see what I can do..