Feature Request: Registry / winecfg entry for launching an application in a wineexplorer window
austinenglish at gmail.com
Tue Apr 15 12:07:48 CDT 2008
On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 9:11 PM, Vitaliy Margolen
<wine-devel at kievinfo.com> wrote:
> Austin English wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 7:34 AM, Chris Robinson <chris.kcat at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> IIRC, the problem is you can't have two Wine processes using two different
> >> desktops. Try this: start an app without virtual desktop and leave it
> >> running, run winecfg and turn on virtual desktop (make sure to click Apply),
> >> then try to start another app. It won't use a virtual desktop.
> > Terminal one:
> > $ rm -rf ~/.wine
> > $ wine notepad
> > Terminal two:
> > $ winecfg # enable virtual desktop
> > $ winemine # doesn't go in virtual desktop
> > $ wine explorer /desktop=name,1024x768 winemine # goes in virtual desktop
> That's by design when you change configuration via winecfg it applies to
> "default" desktop only. And if it's already active (desktop for your
> notepad) it won't just become virtual desktop. When you using "name" that
> creates separate desktop with that name and requested parameters.
What would be lost by having those apps that someone wants to be in
their own virtual desktop each having their own (with unique names).
I.e., if you choose to give Starcraft and Wow each their own desktop,
but not notepad:
$ wine notepad #works in regular managed mode
$ wine wow.exe # would be equivalent to running wine explorer
$ wine starcraft.exe # would be equivalent to running wine explorer
With the desktop names being either assigned by program name,
automatically assigned, or chosen by the user. Resolution could
default to 800 x 600, but also be customizable in winecfg.
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