Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 855221
Windows behave strangely on an external monitor positioned vertically
Last modified: 2013-07-31 20:47:52 EDT
Description of problem:
On a laptop, windows snap to strange boundaries on an external monitor when it's positioned vertically, or directly above, the laptop's monitor. If the external monitor's resolution is higher than that of the laptop's, the horizontal boundaries seem to be the same as the smaller resolution's horizontal span.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
3.5.2-1.fc17.x86_64 #1 SMP Wed Aug 15 16:09:27 UTC 2012 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
Can reproduce every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. On a laptop, plug in an external monitor that has a greater resolution than that of the laptop screen.
2. Go into System Settings > Displays. Drag the external monitor directly on top of the laptop's screen. Alignment doesn't seem to matter.
3. Maximize a window on the external display.
It seems to treat the edges of the other smaller screen as the maximum boundaries.
The window should expand to the dimensions of the large monitor.
Created attachment 610612 [details]
Diagram of what the windows do
The windows are represented by the blue dotted line.
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