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Re: self-aligning icons on the desktop

On Wednesday 19 September 2001 21:21, Mike Repass wrote:
> --- Bud Rogers <budr@sirinet.net> wrote:
> > Suddenly the icons on my desktop insist on being aligned vertically down the 
> > left side of the screen, and in an order of their own choosing.  If I drag 
> > them somewhere else they snap right back where they were.   
> <snip>
> > Anyone else seeing this?  Have you found a way to turn it off?
> It's happened to me at least twice, and both times I've struggled through the
> various menus and options with no direct effect; however, logging off and then
> back on seems to have fixed the problem. Whether it was simply logging off/on
> alone that did it, or this in combination with changing of some of the options,
> I'm not sure. If it happens again, I'll try and pay more attention to what I do
> so I can report back. 
> If the problem persists, perhaps check if its with all users or just one? If
> its just the one account, you might be able to create a new profile and copy
> over your old settings/data bit-by-bit to work around the problem.

Searching 'desktop icons' in kde-core-devel at lists.kde.org found this
2 week old message:


So if the problem still occurs in the new 2.2.1 release then it's bug.
For < 2.2.1 it's now a documented feature ;)

> Hope this helps,
> Mike
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