Re: [wmii] misplaced windows

From: Jesús Gabriel y Galán <>
Date: Sat, 7 Feb 2009 18:58:36 +0100

On Sat, Feb 7, 2009 at 6:33 PM, Kris Maglione <> wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 07, 2009 at 04:59:12PM +0000, wrote:
>> The problem is, that when firefox3* opens new window ("Save Image") after
>> I choose to "Save Image As..." this window is badly placed.
>> It is partially out of the screen (it's not wholly visible) therefore I
>> can not immediately access some buttons in its lower right corner. Every

> wmii places floating windows wherever they ask to be placed. Most apps ask
> for their transient windows to be centered within their parents, which makes
> sense. Unfortunately, they don't take into account whether or not that would
> place them off-screen, as is often the case with stacked/collapsed windows.
> I've only ever seen Firefox behave as such when it has a collapsed window at
> the bottom of the screen.

It happens to me every time with Thunderbird in stacked mode (although
I never have many clients, so it's nearly maximized), when I save
attachments, and it's quite inconvenient. Anybody has a workaround to
solve it?


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