Window Positioning

Peter Haworth pete at
Tue Dec 7 20:37:18 EST 2010

Look forward to hearing the answer to that (I'm on a Mac).

Pete Haworth

On Dec 7, 2010, at 5:26 PM, Paul D. DeRocco wrote:

>> From: Peter Haworth
>> OK, I understand.  It sounds like I should be specific about the
>> default position where I want each of my windows to appear and then
>> come up with a scheme for the standalone that saves the position of
>> each window when it's closed.  I already have a scheme in place to
>> save other settings in an outboard file because of not being able to
>> save stuff within the standalone so that shouldn't be a big deal.
> I don't know if the latest version has solved this, but on the Mac  
> there
> used to be a problem with this. If you interrogated the window  
> position and
> save it, and then used the same numbers to restore it, the window  
> moved down
> by the height of the non-existent menu bar. This is because the  
> window was
> initially created with its own menu bar, a la Windows, and then on  
> the Mac
> the menu bar was removed and its contents moved to the system menu  
> on the
> top of the screen. I never found a bullet-proof solution to this that
> properly adapted to variations in menu bar height. Can anyone say if  
> this
> issue has been resolved?
> -- 
> Ciao,               Paul D. DeRocco
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