Re: aterm's -geometry option

Jeff Jadwin (
Tue, 19 Jan 1999 01:39:50 +0000

Thadeu Penna wrote:

> On 19 Jan, Jeff Jadwin wrote:
> > Not exactly Afterstep, but it is the Afterstep Terminal...close enough
> > right?  ;-)
> >
> > The '-geometry' or '-g' option of aterm lets you set the size of the
> > window (ie. 80x25 characters) or the window location (using standard X
> > geometry), but doesn't seem to let you do both.  If I specify size and
> > location after the same -g I get the usage output, implying the command
> > line is wrong.  If I use 2 separate -g options; one with size and one
> > with location, the latter overrides the former.  Is it possible to
> > specify both size and location in the command line, or do I have to go
> > about it some other way?
> aterm -geometry widthxheight+posx+posy

Ugh!  I was putting a space between the 'widthxheight' and '+posx+posy'.
Another simple problem stemmed from my ignorance solved by the list.

        Thanks again,