size of window decorations

Claus Dreischer claus at dreischer.de
Thu Jan 6 10:10:04 CST 2011


Hi Klaus (the Great :-),

this does help indeed, but (there is always a but, right?)
where do i check which window style is used?

Here on WinXP i use the classic style because the windows are a bit
smaller, not the Windows XP style.

Any idea where i can look that up?

Regards,
	Claus.


Am 06.01.11 15:47, schrieb Klaus on-rev:
> Hi Claus,
> 
>> Hello,
>>
>> is there a way to determine the size of the window decorations (the
>> stuff the OS is painting around my stack)?
>>
>> I would like to move my stack into the upper left corner, but without
>> the knowledge of the real height of the whole window (stack + window
>> decorations), i don't know how much i should add to the height of this
>> stack.
>>
>> This also depends on the window style (classic 2000, XP, Vista, etc).
>>
>> Is there a way?
> 
> I found this old text file on my hd, no idea who was the author or
> if this still applies today:
> 
> ##################################################
> The following is best viewed in a monospaced font:
> 
>     OS        Platform  SystemVersion  Title Bar LeftSide RightSide Bottom
> 
> Windows 95    Win32       4.0            24        4        4        4
> Windows 98    Win32       4.10           24        4        4        4
> Windows XP    Win32       NT 5.1         30        4        4        4
> Mac OS 9      MacOS       9.2.2          22        6        7        6
> Mac OS X      MacOS       10.2.6         22        1        1        1
> 
> I'm hoping that these figures enable the developer to use the default
> WindowBoundingRect to set a new, more restrictive WindowBoundingRect
> to ensure a stack window just fills the available screen space.
> #################################################
> 
> Hope that helps!
> 
>> Regards,
>> 	Claus.
> 
> Best
> 
> Klaus
> 
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> http://www.major-k.de
> klaus at major.on-rev.com
> 
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