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Re: New frame position (FSF Emacs on Windows)


From: Paul Moore
Subject: Re: New frame position (FSF Emacs on Windows)
Date: Sat, 08 Feb 2003 17:42:15 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.090013 (Oort Gnus v0.13) XEmacs/21.5 (burdock, i586-pc-win32) Hamster/2.0.0.0

address@hidden (Kai Gro├čjohann) writes:

> Paul Moore <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> Anyway, one annoying feature in FSF Emacs is that when I open a new
>> frame (for example, with C-X 5 f) it appears in *exactly* the same
>> position on screen as the current frame. It therefore looks like I
>> didn't open a new frame!
>
> Do you have left and top in default-frame-alist?  Does it help to
> remove them?

No I don't. It looks like the default in XEmacs is to create the frame
with Windows' "Let the window manager place the frame" option set,
whereas with Emacs, the default is to specify the frame position, even
if the user doesn't have anything in default-frame-alist.

Paul.
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