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Panel covers full screen Apps


Description Nathan Howard 2009-02-21 15:22:39 CET
Programs run in full screen while using xfwm4 (without composite in use) are covered by xfce4-panel.

Using metacity before running a fullscreen app is one known work around.

I am using Nvidia 180.29 drivers (always find it helps to mention this :) ) Using only Xfce Menu, task list, clock and notification area panel plugins.
Comment 1 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2009-02-21 17:01:00 CET
Can you give a bit more details on how do reproduce this, be cause it is not how it is supposed to work, and I obviously cannot produce that.

Fullscreen apps are set back to their original layer when they loose focus.
Comment 2 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2009-02-21 17:09:44 CET
Starting with what application, how you switch to fullscreen (Alt-F11 or application option) and the output of "xprop" on the application window that is covered by the panel.
Comment 3 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2009-02-21 17:17:54 CET
Oh, and also the output of "xfwm4 --version", that always help clarifying what version of xfce/xfwm4 you run...
Comment 4 David Pan 2013-01-20 18:35:10 CET
To reproduce this, open Google Chrome and go fullscreen. Switch to a different workspace and go back; the panel will cover Google Chrome. As a temporary solution, I enable window compositing and check the option to display fullscreen windows directly.
Comment 5 Viktor Semykin 2013-03-12 06:48:43 CET
similar to 8563
Comment 6 Git Bot editbugs 2020-05-29 11:40:31 CEST
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Bug #4973

Reported by:
Nathan Howard
Reported on: 2009-02-21
Last modified on: 2020-05-29


Olivier Fourdan
CC List:
2 users


Version: (4.6 rc 1)


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