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10.5: Avoid an X11/quartz-wm window position bug UNIX
Quartz-wm no longer keeps windows from sliding under the menu bar at the top of the window. You can now stuff the title bar of the window up under the menu bar of the screen and loose the ability to move the window back out again. Grrr.

The solution? Run a different window manager (the venerable twm comes with Apple's X11) and set the title bar height larger than the menu bar height.
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It's a bug
Authored by: boredzo on Nov 15, '07 03:31:04PM

Quartz-wm no longer keeps windows from sliding under the menu bar at the top of the window.

This is a bug, which has been fixed in some of the public alphas of X11R7 that have been released since Leopard.



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It's a bug
Authored by: richwiss on Nov 15, '07 03:54:18PM

I second this. The new version on the wiki works very well.



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It's a bug ... fixed
Authored by: n1mie on Nov 21, '07 11:25:52AM
Go to:
http://x.org/wiki/XDarwin

There you find directions and links to install public releases for updated pieces of the X11 package. There is a lot of working ongoing here, and well worth trying a package or two. Eventually I am sure it will be available through an installer, but for now you'll have to fetch it this way.

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10.5: Avoid an X11/quartz-wm window position bug
Authored by: emale on Nov 16, '07 10:06:00AM

Stuck windows under the menubar can easyly be moved by using spaces ;-)



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10.5: Avoid an X11/quartz-wm window position bug
Authored by: adrianm on Nov 17, '07 03:49:28AM

I thought that too, but it didn't work.

The window (an xterm in my case) had clearly moved, but the mouse clicks were directed to the wrong place (as if the xterm hadn't moved).

Still broken, even in 10.5.1

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