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Re: Application Startup Feedback

On Thu, Jan 23, 2003 at 07:05:00PM +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Havoc Pennington wrote:
> > 
> > I implemented the feature, however, it has to be enabled in each
> > application's .desktop file. Tim Waugh enabled it for OpenOffice and
> > Mozilla in redhat-menus CVS recently, and it should be rolling out
> > to more .desktop files slowly. Bug your favorite .desktop file 
> > owner. (There's already a bug about "fix all the gnome .desktop files"
> > so skip those ;-)
> Hmm. The latest rawhide redhat-menus (0.34-1) indeed has 
> "StartupWMClass=VCLSalFrame" in the OpenOffice .desktop files but I'm not 
> getting the clock on OO startup. It does work for gnome-terminal for 
> example - is there something else that needs to be done, does it need a 
> newer startup-notification (I have 0.4-1 from rawhide) or...?

I forgot to mention, StartupWMClass support isn't *actually* in
rawhide yet. ;-) It will be there next time I build metacity and

> BTW how does one find out what to put in the StartupWMClass= entry?

"xprop | grep WM_CLASS" on the window you expect the app to open on
startup is the easiest way.


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