Re: Metacity first window placing

On Wed, 2005-26-01 at 14:43 +0100, Daniel P�h wrote:
> Telsa Gwynne wrote:
> > I think metacity tries to place windows in specific places if there
> > is room: ie, if it doesn't overlap anything. If there is nowhere
> > suitable, then it starts filling up the screen with overlapping
> > windows, starting from the top-left. 
> You seem right, as far as I can see metacity puts windows in the center 
> of the screen, if a second window of the same size wouldn't fit beside. 
> If a window is small enough, that a second window of the same size would 
> fit beside, it is placed so that the first and the (non-existing) second 
> window would be centered (not exactly centered, the margin on top is a 
> bit smaller than the margin at the bottom).
> I have a 1400x1050 screen and my xterm (80x24 in chars x lines) gets 
> placed at 132x132. It doesn't look that bad with 4 xterms 
> ( But, sorry it makes absolut 
> no sense to me!!!
> Rgds,
> Daniel

My screen is 1024x768, so my results are consistent with Telsa's


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