Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 109965
Metacity cannot move window to the negative Y coordinate
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:33 EST
Description of problem:
In metacity I am able to move window so that it is partly out
of the root window of the screen (i.e X < 0,
Y + window_height > screen_height or X + window width > screen_width),
but I am not able to move the window to Y < 0 coordinates (i.e.
so that only bottom part of window remains visible).
I think it is an inconsistency in the metacity user interface.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run gnome-terminal (for example)
2. right-click to the window decoration, the menu pops up
3. select "Move" from the pop-up menu
4. try to move the cursor near the upper, left, lower and right
borders of the screen
You can move the window below the left, right and lower border
of the screen, but not below the upper border.
All four borders should behave the same (preferrably the behaviour
of the upper border should change).
I am using workspace switcher with 3x3 workspaces. The situation is
the same on all workspaces. I don't think using workspace switcher
matters in this case.
This is a deliberate feature, with lots of prior discussion (mostly in