Bug 971581 - Erratic window placement in overview mode
Summary: Erratic window placement in overview mode
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell
Version: 19
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-06-06 20:41 UTC by Tejun Heo
Modified: 2015-03-23 00:51 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2015-02-17 15:29:13 UTC
Type: Bug

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Screencast of the erratic window position swapping (7.28 MB, video/webm)
2013-06-06 20:41 UTC, Tejun Heo
no flags Details

Description Tejun Heo 2013-06-06 20:41:54 UTC
Created attachment 757919 [details]
Screencast of the erratic window position swapping

Description of problem:

gnome-shell 3.8.2 in general resizes and places windows a lot better when entering the overview mode; however, there are cases where windows which don't overlap horizontally swaps their positions on entering the overview mode which is pretty bizarre to look at. I'll attach a screencast.

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


How reproducible:

Every time I'm filling up windows with full height from left to right.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a full height emacs window and create another one (c-x 5 2)
2. Enter overview mode.
3. Voila

Actual results:

Two non-overlapping windows switch their places.

Expected results:

They shouldn't.

Thanks a lot for the great work!

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