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  • Meino Christian Cramer
    From: Detlef Groth Subject: Re: [jasspa] Annoying ME feature ... ;O) Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 15:53:20 +0200 (MEST) Hi Detlef, YES! It is! ;)
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      From: "Detlef Groth" <dgroth@...>
      Subject: Re: [jasspa] Annoying ME feature ... ;O)
      Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 15:53:20 +0200 (MEST)

      Hi Detlef,

      YES! It is! ;) ...my version is IceWM 1.2.22

      I am using Icewm on Linux...

      Thanks for your reply!

      keep microemacsing!
      Meino



      > Hi,
      >
      > IceWM is a window manager for X I am using it (1.0.9) on Windows together
      > with Cygwin/X and ME cooperates well here.
      >
      > regards,
      > Detlef
      >
      > > Meino Christian Cramer wrote:
      > > > Hi,
      > > >
      > > > ME has one """annoying""" feature: It dont respect the screen size
      > > > (...hopefully the correct words...) when using IceWM.
      > > >
      > > > IceWM has a small taskbar at the bottom of the screen.
      > > >
      > > > Starting for example rxvt, Emacs or any other application's window is
      > > > put _above_ that taskbar.
      > > >
      > > > Only ME ignores this and puts itsself partly using the space under
      > > > the taskbar -- and makes its own minibuffer commandline invisible.
      > > >
      > > > Each time I start ME I had to reposition its window before I am able
      > > > to use it.
      > > >
      > > > Is this "feature" :) of ME configurable, did I something badly wrong
      > > > or is it possible to tweak the source of ME to avoid this behaviour
      > > > ???
      > > >
      > > > What can I do ?
      > > >
      > > > Thank you very much in advance for any help !
      > > >
      > > > Happy microemacsing!
      > > > Meino
      > > >
      > >
      > > Hi Meino,
      > >
      > > I have no idea what IceWM is or what it does. I get the impression it is
      > > some sort of task bar launch thing. The only help I can offer is as
      > > follows ......
      > >
      > > Idea 1
      > > ------
      > > There is a 'development' version of ME which fixes problems with dual
      > > heads under MS Windows and uses a slightly different alorithm for
      > > determining the frame size.
      > >
      > > http://www.jasspa.com/development/
      > >
      > > Idea 2
      > > ------
      > > Look at the help page for me32.ini. Any entry such as:-
      > >
      > > ; Define startup screen size.
      > > geometry=110x50+70+30
      > >
      > > defines the start up position in the window and size. Note that the size
      > > may subsequently over-ridden with the "Store Frame Size" option of the
      > > pop-up after you right click on the mode line (this stores the current
      > > frame size which is restored on the next start up).
      > >
      > > Jon
      > >
      > >
      > >
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