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

Eric Lavarde Eric Lavarde <Eric.Lavarde@bawue.de>, 254521@bugs.debian.org
Sun, 26 Jun 2005 12:28:06 +0200

Hi Simon,

thanks for asking back. Actually, in the (long) mean time, I went back 
to KDE, so I assume you can close this bug.

Cheers, Eric

Simon Huggins wrote:
> 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:
> Does this still happen with 4.2.2 in unstable?
> Did you try setting the panel to autohide?
> Simon.

Gewalt ist die letzte Zuflucht der Inkompetenz.
     Violence is the Last Resort of the Incompetent.
         Gwalt jest ostatnem schronieniem niekompetencji.
             La violence est le dernier refuge de l'incompetence.
     ~ Isaac Asimov