Clumsy Favorites in GNOME Shell

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Fri Feb 25 14:29:08 UTC 2011

On Fri, 25 Feb 2011 14:48:43 +0100, drago01 wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 2:34 PM, Dennis Jacobfeuerborn

> >> 1) When you click on it it will either start the app or switch to it's
> >> most recent window when running
> >> 2) Click and hold or right click opens the context menu (Add/Remove to
> >> Favorites, New Window)
> >> 3) You can open a new window by holding down ctrl and clicking on it
> >> or by dragging it on a workspace
> >
> > That sounds pretty reasonable though the "left-click to remove" bit is
> > quite unintuitive I think. When I click something the last thing I expect
> > is a delete/remove/destroy action (except when I explicitly click on a
> > delete icon).
> Err you have to select "remove from favorites" from the menu after the
> right click (and you will be asked whether you want to undo that or
> not in case you did it by accident).

"Remove from favorites" is the _only_ option here, and that doesn't
sound useful. Why is the entry to start a new window only available if
one instance of the app is running already?

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