I would like to be able to unhide the XFCE panel by pressing a key instead of placing the mouse cursor at the edge of the screen.
I'm running Xubuntu 12.04 but updated to XFCE 4.10
Take the following two commands and bind them to separate Super-key combinations:
This can be done by either selecting, Applications Menu --> Settings --> Keyboard, or by running
I've bound the first command to Super-u (to 'unhide' the panel). For the second command, I am binding Super-h (to 'hide' the panel).
As you can see in the commands above, the behavior is only changed on a single panel(In this case, panel-0 is being modified).
You will notice a slight delay while the panel changes state.
Try this workaround:
You can use
What's important here is:
You can use
@JQuigley pointed out "This no longer works..." see comments.
As Kevin said, you can use xfconf, but I'd do it this way:
To get more options do:
I wanted to make a comment to the answer from Kevin, since it's what got me on the right track. But I'm new here, not enough reputation..
It's been pointed out in a comment that the autohide property has been changed to something else, and -T doesn't work with the new one :/
So, while I was fooling around with this, I made a little ruby script to toggle all panels at the same time. It seems to work.
It's probably not the best way to do it, and I don't really know much about ruby, so feel free to throw me in the fire! :P
If Someone want's to use it: