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Window border grips

Postby donald » 04 Dec 2016, 03:52

window border grips

I use the vertex theme,(not vertex dark), in XFCE 3.2.1 and because i am not relaxed like a sniper
it is almost impossible to get the 1px window grip at 1st attempt.
Especially the one to adjust the window size,horizontal and vertical, at the same time.

If you're "tremulous" like me, the solution / improvement is to install the "axe" window frame theme.
You get rounded corners and a slightly wider edge and easy to get border grips.

If you want to have it too, go to:
https://www.xfce-look.org/content/show. ... tent=73291
Download the 73291-axe.tar.gz,
extract it and copy the "axe rounded" folder into /usr/share/themes/
(settings > Window Manager and choose the new axe rounded theme)

This is how it looks like:
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Re: Window border grips

Postby Ed_P » 04 Dec 2016, 04:34

donald wrote:because i am not relaxed like a sniper
it is almost impossible to get the 1px window grip at 1st attempt.
Especially the one to adjust the window size,horizontal and vertical, at the same time.

Oh I totally understand. And one of the 1st helpful hints that I got when I joined this forum and have used often every since is, with the mouse pointer in the window to be resized, to hold down the alt and right mouse button. Drag the mouse to change the window size to whatever fits you needs. :good:
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Re: Window border grips

Postby donald » 04 Dec 2016, 05:46

Thanks Ed, I didn't know that yet.. :good:
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Re: Window border grips

Postby fulalas » 05 Dec 2016, 20:09

donald wrote:it is almost impossible to get the 1px window grip at 1st attempt.
Especially the one to adjust the window size,horizontal and vertical, at the same time.

Man, finally I hear this so I'm not the only crazy person in the world :D This is really annoying!

I know the ALT + LEFT_BUTTON shortcut, but it would be great to fix this for the traditional way. :good:
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