Bug 1418865 - full screen terminal has bottom border
Summary: full screen terminal has bottom border
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-terminal
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-02-02 23:06 UTC by Demi B
Modified: 2017-12-12 10:31 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:31:59 UTC
Type: Bug

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screenshot, look at the bottom - there is a blank space below tmux line (69.41 KB, image/png)
2017-02-02 23:06 UTC, Demi B
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Description Demi B 2017-02-02 23:06:47 UTC
Created attachment 1247272 [details]
screenshot, look at the bottom - there is a blank space below tmux line

Description of problem:
When gnome-terminal goes into full screen, and both menu bar as well as title bar is removed, there is an unusable area of space below the terminal output. The area seems to be relative to the size of the menu bar and title bar, so if both title bar and menu bar are visible, there is no wasted space, but removing menu and titlebar brings the empty space

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 3.22.1

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Remove menu bar
2. Go full screen (C-F11)
3. look at the bottom of the screen, for example open tmux and watch for blank space below the tmux status line

Actual results:
blank area below terminal output

Expected results:
the bottom of the terminal output should be at the bottom edge of the screen

Additional info:
Bug is not related to TMUX, the same is visible using vim or simply when the terminal fills with text. There is always some blank space that can not be used.

Comment 1 Egmont Koblinger 2017-02-03 10:26:14 UTC
(I'm amazed how many times this is getting reported in various bugtrackers and support forums...)

That unused space at the bottom is not as tall a normal character row.

(Let's do the math: Your screen is 1080px high, a character cell is 18px. There's always a 1px padding around the actual terminal emulation area (all four sides). Meaning you have 1078 div 18 = 59 character rows and an additional 1078 mod 18 = 16 pixels.

What would you use them for?

If you expect the bottom of the contents to be aligned at the bottom of the canvas then in turn the top will not align.

It's not rocket science.

Let's move on, nothing to see here, notabug. ;)

Comment 2 Egmont Koblinger 2017-02-03 10:28:04 UTC
Note: You can try different font sizes and find one where that extra space at the bottom is not that prominent.

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