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When I used windows xp, when I pressed a key with the windows logo, start menu opened and the bottom panel with window buttons appeared no matter what. Even in a fullscreen mode it was possible to click windows button, then Start menu opened and window buttons panel appeared. On xubuntu when I press a hotkey to open applications menu, it opens, but the pannel don't appear.

Is it possible to make panel appear on hotkey? Maybe together with applications menu when I press a hotkey to open applications menu.

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How did you make the "windows" key open the Application Menu? That's what I'm trying to figure that out .... –  Eyal Apr 21 '13 at 20:25
settings -> keyboard -> application shortcuts: xfdesktop --menu <Primary>Escape –  dhblah Apr 22 '13 at 5:45
That opens a menu, but not the "Application Menu" that's normally in the top left corner. Do you happen to know how to open that one? –  Eyal Apr 22 '13 at 19:28
This opens "application menu" on the top left corner(i have it on bottom left corner) on my system. –  dhblah Apr 23 '13 at 5:58

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