XFCE 4.10: New window's top decorations hidden behind panel

Chris Angelico rosuav at gmail.com
Tue Mar 5 04:31:21 CET 2013

On Tue, Mar 5, 2013 at 11:51 AM, Rob <spamrefuse at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I upgraded to XFCE 4.10, when I upgraded my OS to Fedora 18.
> I use only one panel. It is located at the top of my desktop and stretched over the full length. It is permanently there, so it's not 'auto-hiding'.
> Occasionally when I open a new window, that window goes at the top of the desktop, with its top-decorations hidden behind the panel.
> It is then very difficult to move the window elsewhere on the desktop; I need keyboard intervention with TAB-key + mouse dragging.
> Is it possible for XFCE to position a new window BELOW the panel border, instead of partially behind it?

I've had the same issue, but only with a Wine app - it may be a Wine
or DirectX issue in my case. But any solution offered, I'll be looking
at trying, because it's annoying to lose C&C Renegade's chrome.


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