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Re: using Xresources for geometry

From: Tim X
Subject: Re: using Xresources for geometry
Date: 30 Aug 2005 18:21:00 +1000
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.4

Baloff <address@hidden> writes:

> Hello
> in my Xresources I have
> emacs*Background: Black
> emacs*Foreground: White
> emacs*pointerColor: White
> emacs*cursorColor: White
> emacs*bitmapIcon: on
> emacs*font: fixed
> emacs*geometry: 160x80
> the last line I changed from 80x40 but no changes happened when I
> restarted emacs.
> isn't suppose to work?
> nothing in my .emacs which has to do with (setq initial-frame-alist

What window manager are you using? some window managers will
"remember" the last size you had emacs set to and will restore that
and override any geometry setting. In particular, I've been bitten by
this in the past with (I think) gnome+sawfish and KDE.


Tim Cross
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