[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#254521: Vmware "Quick Switch" option doesn't work properly under xfwm4

Simon Huggins 254521@bugs.debian.org, 254521@bugs.debian.org
Sat, 25 Jun 2005 11:04:45 +0100

On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 11:43:08AM +0200, Eric Lavarde wrote:
> VMware workstation has a modus called "Quick Switch" (F11 shortcut),
> where the window bar disappears, the menu bar as well (with pop-up
> functionality), and the VMware window is maximized.
> This works well under KDE, but not under Xfce4/Xfwm4:
> - the window bar doesn't disappear.
> - the menu bar neither (though it pops-up as normal)
> - and the maximized window disappears behind the bottom of the screen
>   because menu bar and window bar are not counted in the 
>   "window maximization calculation".

> Hope this is all clear (I join a snapshot), don't hesitate to ask back if you
> need more information or clarification.

> VMware is installed as RPM package:
> VMwareWorkstation-4.0.0-4460

Does this still happen with 4.2.2 in unstable?

Did you try setting the panel to autohide?


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