Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 72744
switchdesk window displayed out of viewport
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:46:04 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.2.5 (X11; Linux i686; U;) Gecko/20020809
Description of problem:
The window of the Desktop Switching Tool when lauched is placed beneath the
panel on the desktop.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Lauch preferences:///Extras/Desktop Switching Tool
Actual Results: Window is almost completely hidden beneath panel
Expected Results: Window should be centered on display or at least be
completely visible within the current viewport
resolution from xdpyinfo:
dimensions: 1600x1200 pixels (363x272 millimeters)
resolution: 112x112 dots per inch
It appeas this bug is linked to the fact that it tries to align the top window
to the bottom of an already existing window on the desktop. Its seems to select
the window based on the order in which they were created. Is this a problem with
No idea, but I've cc'd hp to see what he thinks about it.
Assuming switchdesk doesn't set PPosition (xprop on it, if it says
"Program-specified position" then it sets it), this is a known metacity issue.
it's fixed in 4.0.0, which is available in rawhide.