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Wednesday, February 6th 2008, 5:23am

Problem with Zooming Out

Wondering if anyone else is having a problem with the Zoom out. All my desktops show as white when I zoom out, except for the first one. >_>

If you do, and have a solution, lemme know!

Distro is OpenSUSE 10.3 :)

Thanks !



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Thursday, February 7th 2008, 11:43am

Hi Yes I have the same problem it seems as well. Is your taksbar stuck about a third of the way up the screen ?

How it is, is sorta hard to describe so I attached a screenshot.
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Wednesday, February 13th 2008, 11:21am

RE: Problem with Zooming Out

In the few snapshots i have tried the white empty space is there.

I believe it's not finnished or that the user could "add" a new desktop. (thats what i figure it to be. (it could be a big blackspace for what i care)

But there seems to be a design flaw (or maybe to unintuitive fow the average user) how do you zoom back in? (when selcting the same spot (in the tiny area almost to small to see) the only option is to zoom out, which makes the almost to small desktop even smaller!)

Despire the evercrashing and (with my computer) unusable desktopmanager i still waiting eagerly for kde4 to clean out the bugs and shine.


Thursday, February 14th 2008, 7:21am

Another way: I have two separate X screens (dual head video card). When I'm zooming out I have wallpapers from both screens on one. Wallpapers take just a part of one screen and the rest of the screen is white (bottom part).



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Thursday, February 14th 2008, 7:43am

I found my fault to be that I had to screens enabled. 1 for my monitor and the 2nd for my TV. When I edit my Xorg.conf to disable to the second screen, then, KDE4 works fine.

So it seems that in this early stage KDE4 currently won't support dual output where xorg defines 2 screens.


Thursday, February 14th 2008, 8:10am

Also I've noticed KDE isn't working with XComposite + XDamage on dual screens.