Chapter 11. Using Preference Tools

Customizing Your Panels

The Panel Preferences preference tool enables you to configure the behavior of panels. Any changes that you make with the Panel Preferences preference tool affect all of your panels.

Table 11.16, “Panel Preferences” lists the panel preferences that you can modify:

Table 11.16. Panel Preferences

Dialog Element


Close drawer when launcher is clicked

Select this option if you want a drawer on a panel to close when you choose a launcher in the drawer.

Drawer and panel animation

Select this option if you want your panels and drawers to show and to hide in an animated style.

Animation speed

Select the speed of the panel animation from the drop-down list.