The layout of the whisker menu does not seem very efficient to me, as it results in unnecessary mouse movements.
Eg in my case the the taskbar is vertically aligned with the menu button top left (but the remarks hold for a more standard taskbar at the bottom as well).
The 2 scenarios I use most are:
 If I open the menu to start an application : I start on the top left side of the screen, then I have to go all the way to the right of the menu to select a category, then to the left again to select an application.
 If I open the menu to powerdown the pc, starting from the top left side I have to go to the bottom right to go to the shutdown button
(the layout breaks with what we have been doing for the past 20 years, so I really wonder why the author choose to do it that way)
Is there a way to change the layout (except for changing the code and recompiling), move the applications part to the right of the categories, move to shutdown button to the left and my case also to the top). I can't seem to find much configuration/costumization possibilities ?
And how can I go back to eg e mint 14 style menu ?