un-shade behaviour with KDE apps.

James Richard Tyrer tyrerj at acm.org
Thu Jul 7 21:25:45 BST 2005

Dr. Don Harden wrote:
> Hello,
> First off let me say thanks to the KDE development folks  for a great 
> desktop  environment and a lot of fine applications.  I have used 
> WindowMaker for years but now find KDE irresistible.  I am currently 
> running  KDE 3.4.1  on FC4.  I have noticed a couple of unexpected 
> behaviors while un-shading windows:
> 1) If a non-KDE app (xterm, firefox, etc.) is shaded and I un-shade it 
> the widow returns to the full pre-shaded size.  This, to me, seems normal.
> 2) Some KDE apps (konsole 1.5.1, kwrite 4.4) behave exactly as the 
> non-KDE apps above.
> 3) When other KDE apps (Quanta plus [kdewebdev-3.4.1], kompare 3.4.1) 
> are unshaded the window returns with a much diminished height.   In fact 
> the window un-rolls enough to show the top and bottoms borders, toolbars 
> and about three lines of text in the body.

That would be a bug.  I can reproduce it with Quanta but Kompare works 

> 4)  If I select (activate) a shaded window either from the panel or the 
> Window List Menu the shaded receives focus but remains shaded.  It would 
> be nice if there where a way for the window to both receive focus and 
> un-shade.

That would be feature request.

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