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Re: Question on mini windows


From: Fred Kiefer
Subject: Re: Question on mini windows
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 21:43:11 +0100
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Andreas Schik wrote:
> On 2008-01-08 18:52:49 +0100 Fred Kiefer <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
>> Sas wrote:
>>> I've observed the same behavior, art backend. It seems the backend
>>> doesn't inform the WM about the window being iconified, so it doesn't
>>> appear as a miniwindow in WindowMaker, or as a window-icon in any other
>>> WM (tested on Gnome and KDE).
>>>
>>
>> Yes, this is what is happening. When the window decoration comes from
>> the window manager, then minimizing a window via the icon does not call
>> any GNUstep code. If on the other hand you minimize via the menu, the
>> GNustep code gets activate (You may set the environment option
>> GSAppOwnsMiniwindow to prevent this).
> What happens here is this:
> Using the app's menu the window is miniaturized, but comes back to its
> original size immediately, no matter how I set GSAppOwnsMiniwindow. If
> I set this value to NO, however, i can at least use Windowmaker's
> title bar button again.
> This behaviour is always the same, no matter who handles the
> decorations.
> 

This is completely different to what I get here. Which window manager
are you using? Ah, Window Maker, but what version? Looks like I have to
install that myself and test there.

Any other experience by anybody?

Fred




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