windows below panel

Alexander Toresson alexander.toresson at
Wed Nov 9 19:25:55 CET 2005

On 11/9/05, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at> wrote:
> On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 10:08 +0200, Jani Monoses wrote:
> > Well in kde/gnome and mswin I never could accidentally drag a window
> > under the taskbar/panel, while in xfce this can happen.
> That's not true. The WM will prevent you from moving a window completely
> off screen or so that it becomes unreachable beyond struts.
> What you describe is the behavior of the panel in 4.0, where it was not
> using struts because it was freely movable (by definition, struts can't
> be used with freely movable windows).
> You can try, in Xfce 4.2, move a window under the panel, it won't
> disappear beyond the panel because the WM will prevent it.
> - Olivier.

I just tried it here on a month old svn build: I was able to move a
window so it was partly covered by the panel, though I couldn't move
it so far down that it got completely covered and lost it. I don't
know which of these you are referring to.

Regards, Alexander Toresson

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