Bug 75476 - maximize/full-screen together lose screen-size info
maximize/full-screen together lose screen-size info
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: metacity (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
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Reported: 2002-10-08 18:14 EDT by Yaron Minsky
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-08 18:14:30 EDT
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Description Yaron Minsky 2002-10-08 18:14:24 EDT
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Description of problem:
By doing maximize and fullscreen in the right sequence, metacity loses track of
the size of the original window.  You end up with a window the size of the
fullscreen but unmaximized, so it's hard to shrink it down because you can't
reach the edges to drag it to normal size.

This may seem like a silly bug (why would you do that anyway?) but it turns out
that if you use fullscreen a lot, then this happens sometimes by mistake.

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Steps to Reproduce:
Bind maximize and fullscreen toggles to, say, keys <Control>m and <Control>f
respectively.  Then type:


Additional info:
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-10-08 18:25:02 EDT
This is fixed in upstream metacity CVS, we'll get the fix on next metacity 
version upgrade.

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