[PD] Window placement weirdness with 0.43test2

Miller Puckette msp at ucsd.edu
Sat Aug 21 22:16:10 CEST 2010

I'm getting similar behavior using evilwm and hope to look into it :)


On Sat, Aug 21, 2010 at 10:28:06AM +0200, Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hi,
> now this weirdness is very weird: My window manager (openbox
> places the windows of 0.43test2 in a completely different way than with
> previous versions of Pd, and unfortunatly in a vey unusable way. Plain
> "File->New" windows or [pd]-subpatch canvas windows are placed with the
> upper left screen corner at about (0,10) pixels into a patch's canvas,
> so that the full menu and a row of about 10 pixels of the patching area
> are outside the screen. This of course is very annoying. 
> But the other favourite new window position of 0.43 is even more
> annoying: Sometimes, files or subpatches get opened with the top-left
> corner at screen-position 1280x650, which on my 1366x768 screen size
> makes most of the patch lie outside the screen. 
> Windows of prior versions like 0.42 or of other apps like Gimp get
> placed properly.
> Ciao
> -- 
> Frank
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