Screen resolution related configuration options

Stephan Kulow coolo at
Sun Feb 23 10:43:13 GMT 2003

On Sunday 23 February 2003 03:36, George Staikos wrote:
> Can someone please provide to me a good argument why screen resolution
> dependent KConfig options should be stored?  I understand that the
> dialog/widget/window is resized relative to the resolution.  However I
> think it makes more sense to check if the stored geometry is greater than
> the current geometry, and if it is, shrink it.  If it is too small, the
> user can resize easily enough.
> Conversely, if the sizes are stored, then how do you deal with people who
> have multi-head or xinerama, and even those who enable and disable smart
> placement with xinerama?  It's really ugly.
> I would like to recommend that we remove screen resolution based
> configuration options.
Hmm, I can't see what's the problem. We can disable it for xinerma/multi-head,
but I think it's still useful for the "normal" use

Greetings, Stephan

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