Re: [dwm] MPlayer fullscreen on a tiled layout

From: Marco Squarcina <>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 12:32:56 +0200

On Mon, Sep 25, 2006 at 11:54:58AM +0200, Sander van Dijk wrote:
> Are you sure about that?

Yes, Anselm confiermed that on irc.

> Unless I'm mistaken, mplayer requests
> screensize, assumes that it gets it and hence draws itself _as_if_ it
> is fullscreen, while in fact it just retains the same tilesize it had
> before you pressed 'f'. Basically this means that mplayer makes false
> assumptions about the window management model. If you want to use
> mplayer fullscreen, you'll have to define a fule that starts it always
> floating (or use it in floating mode only of course).

I always use mplayer as a floating app, but a friend of mine
noticed this behaviour so I thought it was better to post it ;)


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