maximize window not maximum
nickschermer at gmail.com
Fri Mar 26 23:21:22 CET 2010
On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 9:18 PM, Doug Laidlaw <laidlaws at hotkey.net.au> wrote:
> On Sat, 27 Mar 2010 01:24:07 am Olivier Fourdan wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 3:20 PM, Thufir <hawat.thufir at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > The window, signified by the "x", covers most of the screen. However,
>> > the bottom portion of the monitor, signified by the ".", isn't covered by
>> > the window. Why?
>> Sorry but I do not understand, why not posting a real screenshot on
>> some website and giving the url so we can see what you mean?
> Do you want the maximised window to overwrite the bottom panel? The bottom
> panel is always visible, and no window covers it. That is what "maximise"
> normally means. That was one reason why I went to only one panel.
> An easier option has been mentioned: set the bottom panel to auto-hide. Then
> it is usually out of sight, and your window can use that space. You can bring
> the panel back when you need it.
Maybe you have a margin configured (you can find this in the workspace
FYI: Currently a panel snapped to a screen edge sets struts that
prevent a window from overlapping the panel, in 4.8 there will be a
(hidden) option to disable struts so the panel can be overlapped.
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