Gnome Panel Auto-Hide

Bob Chiodini rchiodin at
Fri Apr 28 12:15:51 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-04-28 at 05:08 +0300, Ali Helmy wrote:
> Hey mates,
> Is there anyway that I can make the gnome panels TOTALLY auto-hide? I
> mean when I set them to auto-hide, they don't clear the screen
> totally, instead they seem to leave a tiny trace [about 2-3 pixels
> wide] in their place... its like they don't really auto-hide, just
> move outside a bit... 
> So is there some way I can make them generate a full screen background
> with auto-hide?
> -- 
> Cheers,
>      A. Helmy


You can specify the number of pixels shown in gconf-editor.  At
apps->panel->toplevels->bottom_panel there is an object called
auto_hide_size.  You can specify 0, but it looks like it leaves 1 row of
pixels visible.


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