Window placement off-screen

kenneth marken kemarken at
Thu Apr 28 16:41:20 CEST 2011

On 28. april 2011 08:58, Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:31 AM, Michael Orlitzky<michael at>  wrote:
>> This has been driving me nuts on three separate machines since the 4.8
>> upgrade. Surely someone else has run into it and fixed it?
>>   1.
>>   2.
>> Both are the result of starting the terminal, and running the shown
>> command. No other tricks.
> Chances are that the initial size of Emacs window is smaller and fit
> in the area, but then Emacs enlarges its window afterwards once the
> font size is applied, causing the window to be placed partly outside
> of the screen.
> I can see Emacs resizing its window on startup here
> Does this happen with other apps as well or just Emacs?
i have observed it from time to time with gnome-mplayer, as the window 
changes to fit the video resolution.

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