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bug#20552: 24.4; cc


From: martin rudalics
Subject: bug#20552: 24.4; cc
Date: Wed, 13 May 2015 09:37:03 +0200

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> I started with (left . 0).  That moves the frame close to the left edge
> but not quite flush left.  If I manually move the frame flush left and
> execute (modify-frame-parameters nil '( (width . 176) ( left . 0)))
> the frame moves *right* so that it is again about 1/8 inch away

Hmm... which window manager?  Would

(modify-frame-parameters nil '((user-position . t) (width . 176) (left . 0)))

change anything?

>>> The weird part is if I execute the same command again (a second C-j in
>>> *scratch), the frame moves to the correct, flush left, position.
>>>
>>> (Since my screen is 2560 wide (left . -1300) should have the right edge
>>> a little left of center, instead it is very much right of center.)
>>
>> Maybe your window manager tries to keep the frame within the screen
>> boundaries.
>
> The weird part is that
>
>    (modify-frame-parameters nil '( (width . 176) (left . -1300)))
>
> done once is not flush left but if done a second time to the same
> emacs -Q is flush left

My usual answer here is that eventually Jan will kick in and explain.

martin





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