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Taskbar Borders

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tipsyboo
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Taskbar Borders

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Post by tipsyboo » Thu Mar 28, 2019 8:07 pm

https://i.imgur.com/TzSjLkS.png


Is there a way to remove the black frames around the clock and tray icons?

'Show Frame' doesn't seem to do that.

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Re: Taskbar Borders

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Post by Stevo » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:25 pm

Not that we've been able to find. The clock is the Orage panel clock--you could switch to the ordinary clock panel item to get rid of the background problem.

Edit: Well, it appears there is a patch so the background can be transparent. Hang on a bit and I'll try rebuilding orage with the patch.
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Re: Taskbar Borders

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Post by v3g4n » Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:27 pm

Right click on the clock, select properties and uncheck "Show Frame". For the notification area, hover your mouse as close to the border as possible, right click and select properties and uncheck "Show Frame".

With border
Screenshot_20190328_202930.png
Without border
Screenshot_20190328_203025.png
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Re: Taskbar Borders

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Post by Stevo » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:16 pm

Here's the fixed orage package so you can have a transparent background again, after maybe four years.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1Gj2QZ ... EHkjH7vjC5

Restart the panel after installing, or log out and back in. Do not remove and readd the orage clock item, lest you lose all your customizations, unless you've saved your current panel config in MX Tweak--which you should do anyway, it takes just seconds.

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Re: Taskbar Borders

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Post by tipsyboo » Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:53 pm

Ok, so the clock is fine now, I just switched to the other one.
Notification still shows the border, even though 'Show frame' is not selected... :confused:
https://i.imgur.com/okWvVwe.png


edit: seems like it is a bug with the adwaita-dark theme, switched to arc-dark and the borders are now removable.

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Re: Taskbar Borders

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Post by Eadwine Rose » Fri Mar 29, 2019 3:38 am

Stevo

just to let you know, installed with gdebi:

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(Reading database ... 356148 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../orage_4.12.1-6~mx17+1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking orage (4.12.1-6~mx17+1) over (4.12.1-3) ...
Setting up orage (4.12.1-6~mx17+1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60) ...
Processing triggers for hicolor-icon-theme (0.15-1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.6.1-2) ...
All is well there.



Gave it a full reboot, (likely log out log in is enough but I like to be thorough ;) ) and yep, it is working! Thanks!

I would say throw this in the test repo ;)
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Re: Taskbar Borders

#7

Post by Stevo » Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:20 pm

It actually went to main for MX 15-18, since Ubuntu's been shipping the patched version for a while, too.
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Re: Taskbar Borders

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Post by Eadwine Rose » Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:23 pm

Ah good.. so it'll show as an update for others soon?
MX-18.3_x64 May 26 2019 * 4.19.0-5-amd64 ext4 Xfce 4.12.3 * 8-core AMD Ryzen 7 2700
Asus TUF B450-Plus Gaming UEFI * Asus GTX 1050 Ti Nvidia 390.116 * 2x16Gb DDR4 2666 Kingston HyperX Predator
Samsung 860EVO * Samsung S24D330 & P2250 * HP Envy5030

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Re: Taskbar Borders

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Post by Stevo » Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:28 pm

Eadwine Rose wrote:
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:23 pm
Ah good.. so it'll show as an update for others soon?
I see it in the repo now.

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Re: Taskbar Borders

#10

Post by Stevo » Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:31 pm

If you remove and restart it in the panel without saving the panel settings, you lose the custom MX clock display setting for 12 instead of 24 hr, which is "%l:%M.

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