Re: [As-users] Cannot remove AvoidCover behaviour from Wharf

niklas@fet.at
Mon, 3 Oct 2005 11:04:26 +0200 (CEST)


Hey, all afterstep modules have AvoidCover set implicitly.

That said, you have to set AllowCover in your database file.
Maybe that will help to some extend...

bye

Niklas

> I notice a very strange behaviour of Wharf in Afterstep 2.00.02
> and 2.1.2. Although my data base entry for the wharf looks like:
>
>
> Style   "*Wharf" NoTitle, Sticky, CirculateSkip, WindowListSkip,
>                   NoHandles, BorderWidth 0, Layer 0
>
> the wharf still behaves partially like AvoidCover is set. On the
> first page of the virtual screen I cannot move windows on top of
> the wharf. On all other pages this is no problem. This is already
> partially annoying.
>
> The big issue is, however, that as long as the wharf is open, it
> avoids RandomPlacement of all windows which are so big that they
> would cover the wharf. This occurs on all pages of the virtual
> screen. This makes switching of applications to full screen a
> pain because, they cannot simply use the full screen, but I have to
> manually place them in the upper left corner. As soon as I close the
> wharf RandomPlacement works independent of which other windows
> are still on the same page.
>
> Any ideas how this behaviour can be avoided?
>
> Best wishes
>          Volker
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