session-saving the window status

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Thu Oct 28 13:08:24 CEST 2004

On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 12:47:14PM +0200, Nikolas Arend wrote:
> Nikolas Arend wrote:
> >Hi,
> >
> >I presume that the session manager also tries to save the window 
> >status (e.g. sticky/not sticky). However, this does not work the same
> >for every application. In my case I have two quite similar apps, 
> >Mozilla Thunderbird and Mozilla Calendar, that I both want
> >to be sticky. The Calendar remembers it's status (sticky and 
> >minimized), while Thunderbird is reset to not be sticky after a new 
> >login.
> >Is the windows status saving and recovery application dependent?
> >
> >Cheers,   Nick.
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> >
> >
> I just realized that both Thunderbird and Calendar do not get saved by 
> the session manager. I forgot because I had them in Autostart. So
> the recovery of the window status is left to the application?

Actually, the window state is saved by the window manager. Even though firefox
and thunderbird are not session-managed, their window state can be saved. At
least it does work for me.


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