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Re: Emacs tool bar on Fedora14

From: Andrew W. Nosenko
Subject: Re: Emacs tool bar on Fedora14
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2010 01:45:06 +0200

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 22:39, Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> wrote:
>>>> ** GTK tool bars can have just text, just images or images and text.
>>>> Customize `tool-bar-style' to choose style.  On a Gnome desktop, the
>>>> default is taken from the desktop settings.
>>> BTW, I couldn't figure out how to customize it in Gnome.  I do remember
>>> seeing such an option somewhere (maybe in gnome-appearance-properties)
>>> at some point in the past, but I can't seem to find it any more.
>> There used to be an Interface tab in Appearance but it has been removed by
>> the Gnome people.  I guess that is logical, as they seem to move
>> towards a customization-free desktop.  They decided that both-horiz (icon
>> followed by text) is what everybody should have.
>> Now you have to edit gconf directly either with gconf-editor or with
>> % gconftool-2 --set --type string  /desktop/gnome/interface/toolbar_style 
>> both
>> Other values are both-horiz, text or icons.
> I think we should mention it in our documentation.  And I also think
> there's something more going on: when I try gedit with various settings
> of /desktop/gnome/interface/toolbar_style, it's clear that in both-horiz
> setting, only some of the buttons get their text, whereas with Emacs
> they all do.
> That means that both-horiz is quite bearable with gedit but not
> with Emacs.  And since both-horiz is the default, I think we need to
> figure out how to do the same as gedit does (i.e. specify which toolbar
> buttons need to have the text displayed in both-horiz and which don't).

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Andrew W. Nosenko <address@hidden>

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