Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 359901
WM doesn't resize window when its below gnome-panel
Last modified: 2014-06-18 05:09:50 EDT
Description of problem:
When the application window is moved below the gnome-panel which is located at
the top of window (see the attached small jpg) via Alt+mouse the window cannot
be then easily resized - instead of resizing I get the Window menu.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Move windows below top located gnome-panel
Steps to Reproduce:
Instead of resize I get Windows menu
Be able to change the size by moving window borders - just like
Created attachment 244461 [details]
Short overview were how the gnome-panel & app windows is located
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
To be more precise, what matters is whether the title bar of the application is (completely) off the screen, or not. If the title bar is off the screen, then the window cannot be resized using the mouse, but instead a stupid popup menu shows up.
We inherit this behavior from upstream metacity. While I personally agree that it would be better to resize instead of showing the menu, I'm not going to patch it in Fedora. You will need to convince upstream.