[PATCH] [RFC]Shell: Hide panels when compositor has a top fullscreen surface.

Bill Spitzak spitzak at gmail.com
Wed Feb 15 18:21:46 PST 2012

wuzhiwen wrote:

>> In addition if the panels obscure all the control areas and leave only an
> area
>> where clicks will do something (such as the canvas in a painting
>> program) then it will be impossible for the user to re-raise the fullscreen
> window
>> with a click without changing the document as well.
> [Wu, Zhiwen] It is not the fault of panels, considering this case that a
> regular surface is fully obscured by another one, 
>            the only chance to raise the lower one is to alt+tab or click the
> icon on panels.

Wrong. The user can move the overlapping window to reveal the area they 
want to click. They cannot move the panels (well I suppose they can drag 
them to other screen edges, but that is considered more of a 
reconfiguration than a normal user action).

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