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Pinboard and panels

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How do I reorder items on the panel?

Use the middle mouse button to drag the icon to a new location within the panel. If you do not have a middle mouse button, try and enable "Emulate3Buttons" in your XF86Config; doing so, you can press the left and right buttons on your mouse simultaneously to emulate the middle mouse button.

How do I set the background image?

Right click on the desktop background. Choose Backdrop... from the bottom of the menu. Drag an image in.
If no background image is set, the colour set in the Options box is used (choose ROX-Filer/Options... from the menu).
You can use Wallpaper to select a random backdrop image at regular intervals, and for other interesting effects.

The pinboard only appears on one of my workspaces, or jumps in front of other windows!

Some older window managers don't fully support the
httpExtended Window Manager Hints specification. In this case, you'll need to turn on the Override option in the Compatibility section of the Options box.

I use blackbox/fluxbox and the root menus don't work properly anymore

These window managers don't support the
httpExtended Window Manager Hints specification yet, although they hope to in future releases. In the meantime, turn on the 'Pass all backdrop mouse clicks to window manager' and 'Blackbox root menus hack' options in the Options box (Compatibility section).

The httpXFce root menu doesnt work with the pinboard, and 'Pass all backdrop mouse clicks to window manager' doesn't fix it

XFce's root menu is part of the xfdesktop module, which creates a single large root window to set background image and create the root menu. ROX's pinboard also creates a large root window for desktop icons. These two compete.
However you can kill the xfdesktop and enable the Rox pinboard. When you do so the Xfce root menu will no longer work, but you will have desktop icons and the Rox-Filer menu by right clicking.
The httpOroborus project has a Gtk+ 1.x application (on which xfdesktop is based) which doesn't create a large root window. It's called deskmenu, and provides a nice root menu without conflicting with the ROX pinboard.

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