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Re: preset the position of new frame under mac os x


From: Sandip Chitale
Subject: Re: preset the position of new frame under mac os x
Date: 6 Nov 2003 09:52:06 -0800

The variable: 

default-frame-alist

and 

initial-frame-alist

are customized variables. Therefore you need to set their values using

M-x customize-variable RET default-frame-alist RET

and

M-x customize-variable RET initial-frame-alist RET

and save the customization.

May work.


"Leo" <address@hidden> wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
> "Hugh Wolf" <address@hidden> wrote in message
> news:address@hidden
> >
> > The 'left entry of default-frame-alist works fine for me in osx.
> 
> 
> thanks hugo.
> 
> i have tried that as well, but cannot make it work. here's the part of my
> .emacs file:
> 
> (setq default-frame-alist
>       ;; standard staff
>       '((tool-bar-lines . 0)
>         (foreground-color . "black")
>         (background-color . "white")
>         (menu-bar-lines . 1)
>         ;; my staff:
>         (font . "-apple-monaco-medium-r-*--*-140-*-*-*-*-mac-roman") ;; mac
>         (top . 15) (left . 250)
>         (width . 81) (height . 48)
>         (cursor-color . "Black")))
> 
> (setq initial-frame-alist
>       '((top . 0) (left . 5)
>         (width . 84) (height . 50)  ;; mac
>         ))
> 
> this settings should make the first frame at the left and the second frame
> at the right of the screen. unfortunatly both screen appear on the left...
> :-(
> 
> what do i do wrong?


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