Re: GNOME/AS

James (root@kermit.globalnet.co.uk)
Thu, 15 Jul 1999 10:32:54 +0100 (BST)


On Thu, 15 Jul 1999, Ethan wrote:

# > DefaultPlacement=10 10
# > 
# > which'd make any new windows appear at 10,10 (or whatever) if the window
# > can't be placed automagically. You could then combine it with SmartPlacement
# > so that windows normally appear where there isn't one, but if that doesn't
# > work then they'd appear at 10,10 (or whatever).
# 
# Then all of your windows would be stacked on top of each other.  Is this 
# really what you want?

ahh... yeah. OK, what about the windows start at 10,10 and then cascade down
the screen (this happens now, if you start up a filter in Gimp a load of windows
appear and start to cascade down the screen).

# > # ... if neither are specified, or SmartPlacement can't place the window 
# > # and RandomPlacement isn't specified, AfterStep falls back to asking the 
# > # user to manually place the window.
# > 
# > My gnome panel's gone weird, once AS has loaded and the panel loads it
# > doesn't appear, i get an outline and can plonk the panel on the screen
# > anywhere (but then it goes to it's normal location).
# 
# Sounds like Gnome panel doesn't like being moved.  This isn't an AfterStep 
# problem - talk to the Gnome people.

i'd like to join the gnome list, but every time i mail them nothing happens.
Guess i'll just have to stop restarting X.
Ahh, actually it only happens when the Gnome AS module is running, if i
comment 

Module	"I"	Gnome

out of ~/G/L/A/autoexec it's ok.

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