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Old 02-09-2008, 04:48 PM   #1
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Compiz Fusion wont let me resize maximized windows...

In the very first Compiz (before Beryl) and then with Beryl, I was able to resize maximized windows. This was a really cool effect as a maximized window would not really resize.. Instead, it would appear to "tear back" the window so that you could see things behind it.

With Compiz Fusion, I can't seem to be able to do this (or can't find the setting I'm looking for). When I maximize my windows, all borders disappear. I'm certain there is a setting for this, which I wish to disable. I want my borders there, even when maximized, so that I may "tear back" these windows while maximized...

Here is a screenshot of the old Compiz that shows off what I'm wanting to do on Fusion:

Any help would greatly be appreciated! Thanks!
Old 02-10-2008, 12:01 AM   #2
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It still has the peeling back effect when windows are maximised. Maybe because your window decorations are disappearing you are not able to make the window(s) fold. Here's a list of the plugins and what they do, maybe you'll find the solution there:


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