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Re: [h-e-w] Positioning of window when starting Emacs

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Positioning of window when starting Emacs
Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 19:08:43 +0300

> Date: Tue, 22 May 2012 01:17:46 -0400
> From: MBR <address@hidden>
> For ages I've been using Emacs 21.3.1 under Windows.  I just installed 
> Emacs 23.4.1.  When I start 21.3.1, Emacs' window is positioned exactly 
> in the upper left corner of the screen.  But when I start 23.4.1 the 
> window's position seems to be selected randomly.

Emacs 23 (or was it 22?) changed the way it positions the initial
frame, because the old way had problems.

> Is this controlled by XP's window manager or by Emacs?

By the window manager, by default.

> Is there some way I can force Emacs 23.4.1's window to always be
> positioned at specific coordinates of my choosing?

By using frame parameters, as someone else showed.

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