38803Re: Resizing in XP
- Aug 1, 2009Excellent. Thank you. I suppose if I had upgraded my home computer to the modern age, I would know this. I'm on the list for Windows 7, so I will find out how the other half lives.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Stefan Pendl" <pendl2megabit@...> wrote:
> > It appears in XP that the resize handler is being called over
> > and over as the resizing occurs, and that a backlog of resize
> > messages builds up, continuing the process after the mouse is
> > released. In Windows 2000, no resize event occurs until the
> > mouse is released, and Windows 2000 does nothing to the
> > window in the meantime, other than to draw a ghost border
> > showing you where the resize stands currently.
> > How can I get the resize event to occur only when the user is
> > done resizing?
> This is a setting of the desktop properties, which was introduced in XP.
> You have now the option to show the window content while dragging the window, which was not available in 2000.
> You need to disable this as follows (translated from German interface):
> Start => Control Panel => Display and Design => Display => Appearance => Effects => Show Window Content while dragging
> Stefan Pendl
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