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bug#30074: 26.0; Add function(s) for current monitor info

From: Andy Moreton
Subject: bug#30074: 26.0; Add function(s) for current monitor info
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 17:42:26 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (windows-nt)

On Mon 15 Jul 2019, Drew Adams wrote:

>> > Please consider this bug report to be a
>> > request for a function like [`current-monitor-size'].
>> Doesn't the returned monitor attributes list give you that information ?
> Yes, and the bug report made that clear from the
> beginning (with `display-monitor-attributes-list').
>> (frame-monitor-attributes (selected-frame))
>> => ((geometry 0 0 1920 1080)...)
>> What other information do you need ?
> It's not about _needing other information_.
> It's about having a function that gives you
> the size info directly.
> This is getting a bit ridiculous.  Why do
> you think we have functions like this?

If your question had been more clearly phrased, then it would have been
clear that you wanted a trivial helper function rather than reporting of
additional information. Having read the entire thread that was not
obvious, hence my question.

> Why don't you complain that `frame-parameters'
> already gives you that information? "What other
> information do you need?"

There's no need to be rude when replying to a simple query. Feel free to
write a patch with the helper routines that you would find helpful.


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