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Re: Unity/Compiz Scale could use improvements


On 02/14/2012 12:01 AM, Jo-Erlend Schinstad wrote:
On 13. feb. 2012 22:33, Petko wrote:

I have no problem with the scale , but I have the crucial intel that windows close on middle click . Having additional info on hover would be a plus , I agree . There should also be a way to hint users of the middle click trick .

What does that mean? I just upgraded five minutes ago, and when I use spread or scale, windows doesn't close when I middle click. Are they supposed to?

Jo-Erlend Schinstad

Well I think that it's been changed recently (or say a few months ago) ,because I'm pretty sure I've never configured that setting manually , but I've always had it . There's that occasion when it didn't work after an update recently ,and I went and restarted the "Scale addons" plugin , and it worked fine again .

So here's what actually happened IMO :
1. Middle click to close , was a default option
2. I saved it when saving my compiz profile before reinstalling
3. They changed the setting recently

To set it up : CCSM->Scale addons-> Close window to Button 2

And That should definitely be a default : it's already widely accepted that middle click opens a new instance (on icon) or closes an existing . And it's veeery very practical when clearing a bunch of windows/apps .