[TAG] icewm question. maximized windows stick to top of screen can this be changed?
ben at linuxgazette.net
Wed Jun 17 05:16:07 MSD 2009
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Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 15:13:39 -0400
From: Mitchell Laks <mlaks at post.harvard.edu>
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Subject: icewm question. maximized windows stick to top of screen can this
I noticed your articles on icewm and wondered if you know the answer to this question.
I have been using icewm and am very happy with it. One issue for me is that
maximizing a window, which i do as an expedient way to "make it bigger"
(so that it fills the screen) also seems to make the window 'stick' to the top of the
Thus the screen if maximized is stuck and I am unable to move the screen around with my mouse.
I have to manually hit 'Restore' (Alt-F5) to get out of the stuck mode. Then I can move it again.
This is not the default behavior in a kde (kwin?) session on my machine. I have
noticed this type
behavior before in gnome. It is my main reason why I have used kde in the past.
Is there any setting that I can set so that I would have 'maximize' but not the
Is there any preferences I can set to arrange this?
I am willing to recompile icewm from scratch if neccesary. Where is this behavio
r set in the code?
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