KDE 3.2.1: App start in same workspace?

david walcroft david_walcroft at yahoo.com.au
Sun May 16 01:25:25 UTC 2004

Atul Chitnis wrote:
> Here is something that has been driving me batty, and I wonder if anyone 
> knows of a fix:
> I have 4 workspaces defined for my KDE 3.2.1 desktop, running on FC1.
> Let's say I am on Worspace 2, and start Firefox. The load begins, and I
> switch to another workspace, say workspace 1, where I was doing something
> else.
> Under KDE 3.2, doing this would result in Firefox eventually starting up 
> in the workspace where I was when I hit the icon.
> Under KDE 3.2.1, it results in Firefox coming up in whatever workspace I
> am at the moment that the window for Firefox is created - in this case 
> Workspace 1.
> I prefer the former functionality. Is here any setting for this, something 
> that tells KDE 3.2.1 that the window for the app I start should be created 
> in the workspace where I started the app, and not in the worspace I am in 
> when the window is created?
> Atul
Atul,try this:  right click in the taskbar - configure panel - taskbar - uncheck
'show windows from all desktops'
That should give you what you need.


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