Bug#379612: vim-gnome: GTK+ GUI window handles restricted size incorrectly when tabs are displayed

James Vega jamessan at debian.org
Sun May 4 14:40:01 UTC 2008

On Sun, May 04, 2008 at 07:53:24AM -0500, Michael Ekstrand wrote:
> James Vega <jamessan at debian.org> writes:
> > On Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 10:05:09AM -0500, Michael Ekstrand wrote:
> >> When a tab bar is added to a window (e.g. with :tabnew), the window
> >> tries to expand.  However, if it cannot, the editor widget assumes that
> >> it did.  The result is that, if Vim is maximized and tabs are added, the
> >> status line is pushed off the bottom of the window (the window size
> >> being constrained by the panels at the top and bottom of my desktop).
> >
> > I'm unable to reproduce the effect shown in the screenshot.  I start a
> > maximized gvim, :tabnew, and switch back to the first tab.  The
> > statusline is still visible and there's no visual corruption.
> >
> > Patch 7.1.244 fixed a rounding problem when resizing the visual area.
> > This may be why I'm not able to see this issue.  Are you still able to
> > reproduce it?
> I am stil able to reproduce it with vim-gtk-1:7.1-266+1.

Hmm, I wonder if this is specific to the environment in which Vim is
being run.  Which window manager and/or desktop environment are you

GPG Key: 1024D/61326D40 2003-09-02 James Vega <jamessan at debian.org>
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