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Re: just-the-text Emacs frame

From: Ted Zlatanov
Subject: Re: just-the-text Emacs frame
Date: Fri, 03 Jun 2011 14:08:10 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.110018 (No Gnus v0.18) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Fri, 03 Jun 2011 20:06:02 +0200 Jan Djärv <address@hidden> wrote: 

JD> Ted Zlatanov skrev 2011-06-03 19.37:

>> I want emacs-panel.el to do the job of gnome-panel.  So I'd like Emacs
>> to look like a panel.  Specifically, it would be ideal if the WM could
>> automatically place a special Emacs frame on a screen edge and keep it
>> on top of others (which IIUC is a strut).  I also need the frame to have
>> no decorations but that's another thread :)

JD> This might not behave as you wish.  Some window managers (metacity at
JD> least) apply struts to all windows made by an application if one
JD> window has struts set.  For Emacs that would mean that if you set
JD> struts on one frame, it applies to all frames.

It would be strange to run emacs-panel.el in a normal session, it's
intended to be run by itself (its 1-second timer makes it unpleasant
interactively).  So it may actually work OK if the strut treatment is


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