Re: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-02 Thread Peter Alcibiades via use-livecode
Yes, I use them and so do the people for whom I have installed Linux. My own use is with Fluxbox on Debian. I have six or more depending, and generally start up each app on a new desktop. Fluxbox also allows you to put open apps into tabs on one desktop, which is useful if working on multiple

Re: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-02 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
On both Xubuntu and MX Linux (i.e. both using the xfce window manager) I do NOT have a problem with LiveCode popping up on all virtual desktops. Richmond. On 2/5/2018 2:15 am, Warren Samples via use-livecode wrote: On 04/30/2018 11:43 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Now that

Re: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-01 Thread Warren Samples via use-livecode
On 04/30/2018 11:43 PM, Richard Gaskin via use-livecode wrote: Now that Windows, Mac, and Linux all offer multiple desktop, I'm curious: do you folks use them? FWIW here's how I often work: I tend to open my email client and web browser in workspace 1, then LC on workspace 2.  Spaces 3 and 4

Re: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-01 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
Possibly. Although if 'multiple desktops' (whether capitalised or not) IS treated as a feature, then 'multiple desktops' IS singular. If, however, one is counting multiple desktops (I have 4 on my main Linux box) then 'multiple desktops' ARE plural. Of course, this could be a case of

Re: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-01 Thread Bob Sneidar via use-livecode
It may have been better then to use The "Multiple Desktops" feature is... :-) > On May 1, 2018, at 08:31 , Brian Milby via use-livecode > wrote: > >> HOWEVER, I should say that I don't like the way multiple desktops is >> (Yes, that's grammatically correct:

Re: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-01 Thread Mark Wieder via use-livecode
On 05/01/2018 08:31 AM, Brian Milby via use-livecode wrote: I only use Linux for testing (in a VM), so have not used them there. I’m more likely to have a couple Linux VMs open at once. The only thing I would caution there is that multiple VMs tend to use huge amounts of computer resources.

Re: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-01 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Graham Samuel wrote: > I have another problem, which is another user who is a bit of a > technophobe - would multiples help or not? > > Richard’s example makes me think I should be more adventurous. Working at the edge of our comfort zone is what expands our comfort zone. Or as my

Re: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-01 Thread Graham Samuel via use-livecode
to:use-livecode-boun...@lists.runrev.com] On Behalf > Of Richard Gaskin via use-livecode > Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2018 12:44 AM > To: How to use LiveCode > Cc: Richard Gaskin > Subject: Informal survey: multiple desktops > > Now that Windows, Mac, and Linux all offer multiple des

RE: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-01 Thread Ralph DiMola via use-livecode
AM To: How to use LiveCode Cc: Richard Gaskin Subject: Informal survey: multiple desktops Now that Windows, Mac, and Linux all offer multiple desktop, I'm curious: do you folks use them? FWIW here's how I often work: I tend to open my email client and web browser in workspace 1, then LC on workspace

Re: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-01 Thread Brian Milby via use-livecode
I use them on my Mac all the time. Chrome, Atom, SourceTree, terminals on one and usually switch to another for LiveCode. I also put a compiled version of LC on another desktop to easily switch between production and compiled. Have not started using them on Windows yet, but would anticipate

Re: Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-05-01 Thread Richmond Mathewson via use-livecode
All the time on Linux and never on Mac, for a very simple reason: On my single Mac computer I have 2 socking great monitors (bags of real-estate), and on all my Linux boxes (more than you could shake a stick at) I have single monitors. I much prefer having 2 (or more) monitors so I can see

Informal survey: multiple desktops

2018-04-30 Thread Richard Gaskin via use-livecode
Now that Windows, Mac, and Linux all offer multiple desktop, I'm curious: do you folks use them? FWIW here's how I often work: I tend to open my email client and web browser in workspace 1, then LC on workspace 2. Spaces 3 and 4 tend to get used ad hoc when there's something I need to focus