Re: [wmii] gnucash disappearing

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 6 Jun 2006 17:56:33 +0200

On Mon, Jun 05, 2006 at 09:34:31PM -0400, jeff covey wrote:
> is anyone else having a problem with gnucash in wmii-3? i'm finding that
> after opening and closing it a few times, the "since last run" (scheduled
> transactions) windows opens, but after i close it, the main window is
> nowhere to be seen. i know it's still running because i have a rule to tag
> gnucash windows in wmiirc, and the "gnucash" view remains open. if i get
> the pid for it and kill it, the view closes.
> if i then open gnucash in icewm, the main window opens minimized. i bring
> it to the forefront, maximize it, and close it, and then when i open it in
> gnucash, it opens as it should.
> i do know that gnucash windows act differently from other windows in -3,
> somewhat as if they were floating windows, though they're not tagged with
> "~" in /def/rules. they jump around as actions are performed, sometimes
> covering the bar. i suspect that the main window is running fine but has
> jumped to a geometry that places it off the screen. in -2, gnucash windows
> acted like any others.

It might be that the gnucash window requests to appear
offscreen. Could you provide following information:

1. Run gnucash (make sure that it is floating)
2. Select managed layer (M-Space)
3. Run a terminal
4. Send me the output of 'wmiir read /view/0/sel/geom'


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