Bug#904045: enlightenment: no background image tiling

Ross Vandegrift ross at kallisti.us
Sun Aug 19 01:00:43 BST 2018

On Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:41:17PM +0200, enno wrote:
> Using the `Settings Panel' not on the first (left) item `Wallpaper' but the
> third one `Screen', there the first (top) item `Virtual Desktops', up comes a
> new menu displaying the `Virtual Desktop Settings' in _pictures_, there I can
> click on each VD in turn and up comes a new menu `Desk Settings', there click
> `X Set'--and off we go to where I want.  Excellent.

Wow I didn't even know about that.  Glad you found a workaround.

> But if I use the `Settings Panel', there the first (left) item `Look', there
> the first (top) item `Wallpaper', up comes new menu `Wallpaper Settings',
> there choose the Picture by whichever possible way, click `> Advanced', there
> select `This screen', then `Apply' or `OK'--all my (ahem) `Virtual Desktops'
> get the same tiled background.

"Screen" in that dialog refers to the X screen, meaning that particular monitor
regardless of which virtual desktop is selected.  I misunderstood your previous
message and told you how to set different desktops on different monitors.

But "This Desktop" should do the trick in that dialog.

> Thanks for your time, can close this bug unless somebody wants to do some
> information presentation regarding the different terms `Virtual Desktop',
> `Screen' and their respective addressing via the Settings Panel of e17.

No problem, hope this helps.


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