[PATCH] remove borders on maximized windows
notmart at gmail.com
Fri Sep 18 17:52:02 CEST 2009
On Friday 18 September 2009, Marco Martin wrote:
> On Friday 18 September 2009, Marco Martin wrote:
> > On Friday 18 September 2009, Lucas Murray wrote:
> > > On Fri, Sep 18, 2009 at 2:31 AM, Marco Martin <notmart at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > hi all,
> > > > one of the things we need for the plasma netbook shell is to have
> > > > windows fullscreen most of the time, so be maximized and without
> > > > borders (title and controls to unmaximize and close are directly into
> > > > the panel) but keeping the possibility to have not maximized windows
> > > > with normal borders as usual. a while ago talking with martin we had
> > > > the idea to use decoration, directly in kdecoration, so here it is..
> > >
> > > This is not the correct way to go about it. You will want to use
> > > fullscreen windows and not maximisation. No point hacking maximisation
> > > to act identical to an already-existing functionality.
> > >
> > > > anoter idea could be modifying window rules to match also geometry,
> > > > maximized state etc..
> > >
> > > This is probably better.
> > i tried expanding the window rules, but it seems that rules are stored
> > per- client and only the ones that match, so a match of a thing that
> > continuosly changes like the maximize state can't work.
> > it could perhaps be solved by being able to access the client in
> > WindowRules::check##rule and return a value that depends from the match,
> > but doesn't seem particularly feasible?
> > i think the best way is still in kcommondecoration (custom decoration
> > would still be able to access the config option and manage it by
> > temselves)
> > another plasce could be in the Client class, in changeMaximize(), but
> > doesn't seem to be possible to access the configuration from there?
> this is done in the Client class, the border should get actually destroyed
> and recreated and is where the patch is smaller :)
now the config option is managed in Options, a bit better
> > > > another thing we need is to start windows always maximized, for that
> > > > using a rule could be a good idea, however a problem is that we
> > > > should maximize only windows with a decoration, because plasma popups
> > > > are of window type (not dialog, yeah, bad, but kinda needed for drag
> > > > and drop of extenders)
> > >
> > > KWin already has a "maximizing" placement algorithm. It can be enabled
> > > in System Settings -> Window Behavior -> Advanced -> Placement.
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