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Weird misplacement of newly created windows


Description Tomasz Ma 2004-11-16 22:56:30 CET
It seems that xfwm4 calculates new window position wrong. When it opens window
it places it sticky to top-right (which is absolutely normal). Window however
starts ABOVE screen and slightly right of left screen border.

My XFCE setup consists of 1 workspace only. I can provide all necessary details
on request.
Comment 1 Tomasz Ma 2004-11-16 22:57:47 CET
Created attachment 104 
Misplaced window - it's SciTE, but it occurs on every other freshly open window.
Comment 2 Tomasz Ma 2004-11-16 23:01:04 CET
One more thing (maybe it helps): maximizing of such window by taskbar works
fine, but maximizing by program manager misplaces it again. If I maximize window
by taskbar again - everything works fine from then.

Sorry for such incomprehensive comment, it's getting a bit of late ;)
Comment 3 Olivier Fourdan editbugs 2004-11-17 19:50:35 CET
I can't reproduce the problem. This, however, sounds like a bug that has been
fixed a while ago.

Can you run

xfwm4 --version

and post the result? This is to make sure that there is no other version in the
Comment 4 Tomasz Ma 2004-11-18 13:55:14 CET
Of course.

This is the result:

ry2n@tux:~$ xfwm4 --version
        This is xfwm4 version 4.1.90 for Xfce 4.1.90
        built with GTK+-2.4.9, linked with GTK+-2.4.9.

It seems that you were right :| It's my fault. 
I should have investigate outcome of xfce4 installer... it installed with /usr
prefix, but it loads from previous version installed with /usr/local.

I'm very sorry for this.

Bug #504

Reported by:
Tomasz Ma
Reported on: 2004-11-16
Last modified on: 2009-07-14


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