xffm: Search window does not honor desktop borders
edscott wilson garcia
edscott at prodigy.net.mx
Thu Oct 16 06:40:19 CEST 2003
On Wed, 2003-10-15 at 12:17, Danny Milosavljevic wrote:
> Am Mit, den 15.10.2003 schrieb edscott wilson garcia um 16:47:
> > On Tue, 2003-10-14 at 23:28, Danny Milosavljevic wrote:
> > > ... and so it is below my panel (I have the panel at the top) ;P
> > I don't quite understand. The dialog is shown at mouse position and the
> > wm does the rest...
> Oh I see, its the usual issue then :)
> I've already had to patch several other programs not to use "open window
> on mouse position", since it the desktop borders seems to be meaningless
> to gtk mouse window open stuffy :)
> > >
> > > moreover, there is a horizontal scrollbar in the search window, search
> > > tab although the content almost fits in the window. I don't think the
> > > scrollbar is necessary at all since the search *results* are displayed
> > > in a xffm main window anyhow. (which is good, though I yet to have see
> > > results, see below why)
> > The glade file for generating the dialog (xffm/glade/xffm_find.glade)
> > must be setting fixed size instead of making the dialog use all required
> > space. You might want to play around with the glade file to get it
> > right.
> Yup, I messed around in it :)
> How do I get the new glade file into the xffm executeable ?
Use the glade option for "build source code". The only trick is to
create the symlink xffm/glade/src-->xffm/src
> Also, the file type thingie is a combobox even though one cannot enter
> custom stuff into the entry. Why not an optionmenu, then ? :)
No particular reason. Except maybe I had not known about optionmenu when
I coded it.
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