Screen resolution related configuration options

George Staikos staikos at
Sun Feb 23 18:43:53 GMT 2003

On Sunday 23 February 2003 05:43, Stephan Kulow wrote:
> 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

  Then the user who goes from one to the other loses his settings...


George Staikos

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