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Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://phabricator.kde.org/source/latte-dock/

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Latte is a dock based on plasma frameworks that provides an elegant and intuitive experience for your tasks and plasmoids. It animates its contents by using parabolic zoom effect and trys to be there only when it is needed.

"Art in Coffee"

Authors: audoban, psifidotos


CHANGELOG
https://phabricator.kde.org/source/latte-dock/browse/master/CHANGELOG.md
Last changelog:

update to v0.8.3 24 days ago

* FIX: support multi-screen plasmoids that use plasmoid.screenGeometry such as plasma pager, plasma taskmanagers etc. Latte did not update the plasmoid.screenGeometry value properly in previous versions
* FIX: do not crash when moving launchers that are being synced between multiple docks/panels
* FIX: make sure that launchers order between synced docks/panels is always the current one after the user has ended its dragging
* FIX: support fillWidth/Height plasmoids better (such as plasma taskmanagers), now such applets can be added for all alignments including Left/Center/Right
* FIX: do not show the warning message "Your layout file is broken" when the statement is not valid. This check validates that the containments and applets ids are unique in a layout file but the way this was implemented in the past it was returning false results in some cases

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

1. the only way to maximize the panel is with Justified mode. I use a similar layout with yours, if you want to disable the automatic shrinking you can got at Setting->Tweaks->(uncheck) Shrink applets when it is needed. In that way I am also using the Active Window applet with fixed width with no issues...

2. the size of the panel must be a division of 8 this is why 16,24,32,40,48 it is a smart way to support this way icon sizes that do not blur the icons in normal mode. The global menu layout of Active Window for 24 px. and 32px. I dont like it either but I think this could be also a feature request for its developer. I think that if Latte is used more and more the plasmoid developers will notice their plasmoids behavior and make look and behave more properly... On the other hand if plasmoid developers want something from our side that improves the experience, of course and we are open for suggestions, ideas etc....

3. Thank you very much for this... :) we designed multi-screen support from the ground up and put a lot of love and care in it... :) there is only once small bug in 0.6.0, filter tasks by screen is not working correctly between different screens... of course this has been fixed already and it will land with upcoming 0.6.1 version

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Condoulo

1 year ago

1. I unchecked that box, and am still running into the issue where fixed width mode doesn't work. =/ It's still confined to just the application icon rather than filling the entire empty length of the panel.

2. Understood, but disappointing. Especially since things like finite control is why I use Plasma. :D

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

For more help in order to achieve what you want, open an issue at:https://github.com/psifidotos/Latte-Dock/issues/

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

1. the only way I managed to reproduce what you are describing in by having enabled for Active Window plasmoid the "Fill Width" option... this option must unchecked in order for fixed width of Active Window to work correctly...

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Condoulo

1 year ago

But I don't want to have it be fixed width as it screws with other Plasmoids that might be dynamic in size, like the standard global menu Plasmoid, especially when I have applications open with a lot of menus such as Krita or Kdenlive. So I use the "Fill Width" option to have the AWC Plasmoid be dynamic too.

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

Sorry no alternative solution for fiilWidth yet... feel free to open a feature request at our github page or provide patches...

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

We found a solution for (1) and it is already added in our master branch...
it will land in 0.7 version...
all applets that have set fillWidth or fillHeight are respected and fill the remaining space... the calculations take into account the multiple use of them of course.. I tested it with three different active window plasmoids placed around and it worked really good...

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kooteh

1 year ago

Hi. I use Add Widgests -> Download etc. And it says the widget is installed. But I cannot find it in the widget explorer. What am I doing wrong?

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

It isnt installed that way... what distro are you using?

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simonizor

1 year ago

TBH, it's not so nice to have things be listed on the KDE store that can't be installed through KDE's native "Get New X" application...

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

Flatpack and Snap will fix this situation in the future... but the future is not today...

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83A57

1 year ago

I really want this to work for me, I am running Manjaro KDE and I am able to install and add it as a widget or run it as an application but what I cant get and I have tried in another computer I have with the same Distro is to get the Appearance menu to populate, any help??

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

You can install latte from AUR, and afterwards run latte-dock, right click anywhere in the dock and choose Latte Settings

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83A57

1 year ago

Thank you for replying, I did install it from AUR, also I installed it from the +Widgets area and it does install and I can indeed go into the Prefrences, that is not the issue here, no matter what version I install or from where I install it I do not get the Appearance menu, I even did a clean install just to rule it out, I have no control of the zoom or profile or what the dock does (visible, intelihide, etc) Now, a couple of versions back I know latte-dock did have that menu, it was just tricky to get at. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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rahulprabhakar

1 year ago

Install from AUR . There are 2 packages. One of them is git version (which i use on manjaro KDE)

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83A57

1 year ago

I am just not having luck with the appereance menu.

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

any screenshot?

what is happening if you run the command latte-dock?

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83A57

1 year ago

As you can see in the pic in the link the screen is blank with no options. And this holds true regardless of how I run it, install it or what ISO or system I install it.
http://beastie.x10.mx/pics/screenshot.png

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

this is the Latte plasmoid and not the Latte app...

go to terminal and run latte-dock, what is happening?
error messages?
nothing happens?

but from the screenshot I think that Latte is not installed correctly...

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83A57

1 year ago

Ok, I removed latte-dock alltogether from mi system, I went into AUR and installed the 0.6.0 and I ran from terminal and I have the menu I used to have!!!!! It seems to be working. I will say I was runing from terminal versions 0.5.8 and 0.5.9. Thank y-all so much for the assist!

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rahulprabhakar

1 year ago

How can i add kde application menu widget and system tray widget to latte dock. I can see clock available as default but can't figure out how to add other installed widgets.
Also how to add other application launchers to this dock. I tried drag and drop which does not work and no option to add other application launchers even if i right click

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

drag n' drop from official plasma widgets explorer...

the dock needs to be built and installed... afterwards it runs with just executing 'latte-dock'.... Depending on your distro it may a package for 0.6 is already provided by it... Arch has already included 0.6 version and for openSUSE is just a matter of hours...

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rahulprabhakar

1 year ago

thanks, I use Manjaro and installed from AUR git package. Currently running 0.6.
Is it possible to drag and move plasma widgets icons like application launchers icon within the dock. If not wud it be feasible to add this feature in future release for latte dock.

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Psifidotos

1 year ago

you can drag n' move plasma widgets when you are in editing mode (editing mode is when the Latte configuration window is shown)

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rahulprabhakar

1 year ago

In editing mode the Lock/unlock icon overlays the widget/launcher icon and one has to place the mouse pointer away from lock icon towards the top edge of widget icon to drag. please show dark icon on light background instead of grey and reduce the overlay square for lock / unlock to minimum.

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update to v0.8.3 24 days ago

* FIX: support multi-screen plasmoids that use plasmoid.screenGeometry such as plasma pager, plasma taskmanagers etc. Latte did not update the plasmoid.screenGeometry value properly in previous versions
* FIX: do not crash when moving launchers that are being synced between multiple docks/panels
* FIX: make sure that launchers order between synced docks/panels is always the current one after the user has ended its dragging
* FIX: support fillWidth/Height plasmoids better (such as plasma taskmanagers), now such applets can be added for all alignments including Left/Center/Right
* FIX: do not show the warning message "Your layout file is broken" when the statement is not valid. This check validates that the containments and applets ids are unique in a layout file but the way this was implemented in the past it was returning false results in some cases

update to v0.8.2 1 month ago

* FIX: wrong placement of docks during startup for multi-screen environments
* FIX: show explicit docks automatically when their corresponding screen is added in a multi-screen environment
* fix: open files properly when dropping them on launchers
* fix: improve behavior according to Fitt's Law when shrinking panel margins
* fix: dont hide previews when hovering player buttons
* fix: update delete icons to plasma design
* fix: dont break BorderlessMaximized window default value

update to v0.8.1 3 months ago

second stable release for v0.8 branch

update to v0.8.0 5 months ago

third stable release of Latte

product-maker zakariakov 1 day ago

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product-maker digitalone Dec 06 2018

- It's awful. Difficult to configure, I can't managed to add my preferred applications and remove the watch that I don't need.

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product-maker xeorx Oct 29 2018

doesn't work correctly, but the idea is pretty

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-doesn't work correctly

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+best dock. Thank you

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+We love Latte Dock :)

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Best Dock ever, good work!

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