[PD-dev] small regression regarding window placement

Miller Puckette msp at ucsd.edu
Fri Feb 1 20:05:56 CET 2013


On Macintoshes, if you ask for a window to open at Y location 0 the window
decorations end up above teh top of teh screen and you can never move the

but anyhow I don't understand why the saved patch location gets overridden
by the default - I thought the default was only in effect when you made a
"new" canvas, not when you restored a saved one.  Something else must be going


On Fri, Feb 01, 2013 at 08:00:47PM +0100, Roman Haefeli wrote:
> Hi Miller
> The git-commit 3b876c63b3682701b569f30e144fea4b6bee9f84 does the
> following change:
> which causes my Pd not to show windows on the top of the screen anymore.
> The reason is that on my system $::windowframey is actually 44 and when
> saving a patch placed on the top left of the screen, next time I open
> the patch it is placed 6px below top ("0 44" from the pd file gets
> overwritten by "0 50"). 
> I don't actually understand the reason for changing GLIST_DEFCANVASYLOC,
> but would it cause any harm to reverse it?
> Roman 
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