Re: Metacity behavior when moving windows
- From: Malcolm Tredinnick <malcolm commsecure com au>
- To: gnome-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Metacity behavior when moving windows
- Date: Thu Nov 27 18:34:53 2003
On Fri, 2003-11-28 at 03:05, Santanu Chatterjee wrote:
> Malcolm Tredinnick wrote [on 26/11/03 10:04 +1100]:
> > On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 00:36, Leonardo Boiko wrote:
> > >
> > > I don't know about other countries, but in Brazil the most common
> > > resolution is 800x600, followed by 640x480. GNU systems are
> > > attractive for giving value to these old PCs. I understand the
> > > reasons for keeping windows below the top border, but that makes the
> > > WM unusable in our displays. Most dialog boxes have the buttons in
> > > the bottom, and they stay off-screen. Since you can't move windows
> > > up, you can't even see the buttons.
> > As a workaround solution in the interim, you can temporarily move your
> > panel to the side of the screen (just click on it and drag it to the
> > side) when such a broken application is running. In this way, you can
> > move the application vertically as much as you like.
> Which version of Metacity are you talking about? I have Metacity 2.6.2,
> and the above workaround does not work.
Oh whoops. I see what you mean. You cannot move above the top of the
screen even without the paenl. I thought that asymmetrical behaviour had
been fixed. Sorry. I'm a bozo.
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