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linux howtos: Beryl: Usability (vi)

Mar 01, 2007, 07:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to dumbkiwi for this link. ]

"This is a quick howto on a not-so-well-known feature of beryl--drag and drop using the scale plugin. Under a normal window manager, you can drag and drop files/text between applications no problem at all. If the target window is hidden behind others, usually you drag the file/text up to the taskbar, wait for the relevant window to focus, and drop the file. So what does beryl add to the drag and drop picture? Well, for a start, if you've got a lot of windows open, it's easier to find the target if you can see all the windows at once. Also, if you want to drop a file/text on an application on another desktop, you can do this much more easily..."

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