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Re: Size of emacs window can't exceed 59 in height

From: Torben Knudsen
Subject: Re: Size of emacs window can't exceed 59 in height
Date: Fri, 10 Oct 2008 13:14:34 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> "Peter" == Peter Dyballa <address@hidden> writes:

Peter> Am 10.10.2008 um 08:49 schrieb Torben Knudsen:

>> initial-frame-alist is a variable defined in `frame.el'.  Its value
>> is ((top . 1) (left . 1) (width . 80) (height . 64))
>> default-frame-alist is a variable defined in `C source code'.  Its
>> value is ((menu-bar-lines . 1) (tool-bar-lines . 0)
>> (vertical-scroll-bars) (width . 80) (height . 64))
>> Still the window is 80 x 59

Peter> How do you measure? Do you count mode-lines,
Peter> echo-area/minibuffer?  And window decoration? The lines times
Peter> columns area is inside the window decoration from the window
Peter> manager. When you switch to a larger or smaller font the frame
Peter> (X window) changes its size. When you use (in TeX or info
Peter> buffers or in mode-line) fonts with a different size the size
Peter> of the frame or (GNU Emacs) window does not change.

I place the mouse pointer in the lower right corner and a small box
pops up and says 80x59 also if I change to e.g. (height . 34) the
result is still the same.

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