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Old 02-15-2010, 12:36 PM   #1
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window sizes, off screen


Hey all, been a long time since i've been here!

Anyhow - I'm hoping I have a somewhat simple question that I can't seem to figure out. I just picked up an AcerAspireOne AOA150-1777 netbook that I've loaded slackware 13 onto. I'm using fluxbox as my window manager. Screen resoultions look good, running at 1024x600, as I set in xorg.conf. My question is, some applications, (gimp/firefox are good exmaples) open windows that are too big for the screen. I was wondering if there was a way I can set apps to use the limits of my screen size.

thanks in advance!
 
Old 02-15-2010, 04:54 PM   #2
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It depends a lot on the application, many x apps have support for setting a specific size when you're calling them or have rc files that define the default size and location.
 
Old 02-15-2010, 06:04 PM   #3
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The plain X "geometry option"
Code:
−geometry geometry_string
The Gnome Standard "geometry option"
Code:
−−geometry=geometry_string
The KDE Standard "geometry option"
Code:
−−geometry geometry_string
where "geometry_string" are in the form:
Code:
  WIDTHxHEIGHT+XOFFESET+YOFFSET
  WIDTHxHEIGHT-XOFFESET-YOFFSET
  WIDTHxHEIGHT+XOFFESET-YOFFSET
  WIDTHxHEIGHT-XOFFESET+YOFFSET
  WIDTHxHEIGHT
  +XOFFESET+YOFFSET
  -XOFFESET-YOFFSET
  +XOFFESET-YOFFSET
  -XOFFESET+YOFFSET
  ...
 
  


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