[lug] KDE windows rolling up
Elyse M. Grasso
emgrasso at data-raptors.com
Thu May 13 19:38:28 MDT 2004
On Thursday 13 May 2004 07:32 pm, Timothy Klein wrote:
> On Thursday 13 May 2004 07:10 pm, Elyse M. Grasso wrote:
> > Using KRUD/Fedora 1, KDE
> > Every once in while one of my windows will get into a mode where it
> > on rolling up into the title bar whenever the mouse moves away from it.
> > It's usually a window that I am switching back an forth to frequently, and
> > usually the one that I most want to keep visible for reference.
> > Does anyone know whether this is behavior that someone thought would be
> > kewl? Or is it just a bug?
> > If this is a feature. Is there a way to configure things so it won't
> > happen? Ever.
> The window has become shaded (ie, rolled up so that only the title bar is
> visible.) This seems to be a common X window manager feature. Usually one
> shades it by double-clicking the title bar. Somewhere along the way, KDE
> decided to add an auto-unshade feature. So that when you mouse over your
> shaded window, it automatically unshades. Mouse away, and it re-shades.
> can make it stop by double clicking on the title bar. It won't be obvious
> that you have done anything, but that is what makes it stop (You need to
> unshade the window, but since KDE is temporarily and automatically unshading
> it, it does not seem to do anything when you double-click the title bar.
> if you mouse away, the window will remain unshaded if you have seceded).
> Slightly annoying behavior to me, but I guess somebody likes it.
> You can also disable this in the KDE Control Panel, under Window Behavior,
> under the Advanced tab. 'Enable Hover' needs to be unchecked, for it to go
> away. Also, you can change what a double click on the title bar does under
> the Actions tab.
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Thank you thank you thank you
I'd figured out that it had something to do with touching the title bar, but
not what (the left touchpad button on my laptop is a bit sticky) or what to
do about it.
Now to see about lynching the idiot who decided to call this behavior
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