Re: AfterStep Questions ...

Randall Hopper (
Tue, 16 Feb 1999 09:58:56 -0500

Ewan Dunbar:
 |> "Mehul N. Sanghvi" <> writes:
 |> > 
 |> >     I have AfterStep-1.7.37 built on my Sparc5-solaris2.6 system.  But
 |> > there are some questions I have.  It has been a while since I have
 |> > worked with AfterStep (last I worked with AfterStep was I believe
 |> > 1.4.55n or something).  
 |> > 
 |> > 1.  When I fire up an xterm from my menu, I want to be able to do the
 |> >     placement of the window myself.  I dont want it done for me.
 |> >     Where and how do I change it ?
 |> > 
 |No, it's an AfterStep issue. Enable SmartPlacement and RandomPlacement to
 |have all your windows placed for you. If it's just the xterm that does
 |that, try the database file. In any event, changing the geometry option
 |would place it in the same spot every time you run it from the menu.

You may also need to comment out:

# Windows can't chose where to place

in your feel file.  (Uncommented is a bug IMO)

Randall Hopper