Transparent panel thoughts

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at
Wed Nov 17 21:08:15 CET 2004

On 11/17/04 02:35, Randy Chung wrote:
> My understanding of the problem is that it's only problematic when the 
> panel is high enough in the desktop such that it'll block the window bar 
> when a window is maximized.  If this is the case, what about doing some 
> checking when maximizing to see if the panel is above a certain 
> threshold, and only then keeping the window from maximizing under the 
> panel?  Is this feasible? (I haven't had a chance to look at the 
> interaction between the wm and the panel lately)

the WM doesn't treat the panel in any "special" way, it just sees it as
another dock-type window.  i *think* what you want here is essentially
special-casing the panel in some way, which is a definite no-no.  i could
be wrong though.


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