[SDL] Window/surface dimensions mismatch problem

Glenn Maynard g_sdl at zewt.org
Tue Jan 14 11:38:01 PST 2003

On Tue, Jan 14, 2003 at 07:40:12AM -0600, Bob Pendleton wrote:
> Could you explain how you know the displayed size is wrong?

Err, first message in this thread:

>Now for the long version:  Sometimes a window manager has its own ideas about
>what size a window should be.  Actually, this is nice for users, as they
>generally do not like it when an application window re-appears in a different
>place than they last placed it, or at a different size than they last set it
>to.  In KDE, the ability to teach this behaviour to applications that don't
>understand such niceties is provided through the "store settings" option in
>the window menu.  When this option is set, instead of creating the
>application's window at the size specified by the application, KDE's window
>manager creates the window at a size and location it stored previously.

Glenn Maynard

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