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Old 02-08-2011, 05:25 AM   #1
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How to prevent windows from over lapping or under lapping the title bar in fluxbox?

I've got a fresh install of fluxbox and have been playing around with the configuration files. But I am having a problem trying to configure the title bar so that windows will not overlap the title bar, or go underneath the title bar.

Example, I would like the title bar behave like the menu bar in MacOSX, so that windows can't go underneath it or on top of it. Get it?

What do I put in the theme.cfg? Thanks
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I don't know of such a setting in Fluxbox. Maybe someone else does and will enlighten both of us.

You can approximate it in Fluxbox Settings-->Tabs by enabling taps on the edge of the application window nearest the toolbar.

For example, I have my toolbar on the top right, 67% width, autohide off, and application tabs top left. If I maximize an app, the tab is part of the maximization, so it hits the top of the screen at the top left, blocking the rest of the window from covering the taskbar.

I can still, however, move an application window so that it covers the taskbar. See the screenshot.

Such a setting, if you find one, would be better in your ~/.fluxbox/init file than in an individual theme file.

More about Flux in the Fluxbox Wiki:

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Old 02-08-2011, 08:55 PM   #3
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frankbell is right, the wiki is the place to look. There is this How to prevent windows from maximizing over/under the toolbar/slit

EDIT: Sorry, I misread title bar as tool bar

Last edited by gilead; 02-08-2011 at 08:56 PM. Reason: Realised I read it incorrectly



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