[PATCH] make "Open Location" dialog multihead aware

As per bug #143784 [1]:

Nautilus windows and dialogs are centred on their parent, this
doesn't work when their parent is the desktop, as the desktop spans
all monitors the  dialog commonly ends up in the split between
monitors (ie. the centre).

This patch [2] checks to see if the parent NautilusWindow is the
desktop and then repositions the "Open Location" dialog
appropriately based on the monitor that the mouse is currently on.

This patch has not been tested on single monitor systems, however,
if there is a problem, use of the gdk_screen_get_n_monitors() call
might prove useful (ie. only run the code if there is more then one

I feel a similar technique could be applied to previously unopened
spatial Nautilus windows, which are opened in the "centre" of the

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[1] http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=143784
[2] http://bugzilla.gnome.org/attachment.cgi?id=49628&action=view

Davyd Madeley
Systems Engineer, Bridgeway Consulting
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