<URL: http://bugs.freeciv.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=39751 >
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] - Mon Oct 29 15:04:42 2007]:
> Here's what i found, when the client is started it tries to fill the
> desktop except for a small horizontal strip at the bottom, which i
> assumed was so we M$ Windows users would be able to see their
> TaskBar, i do not have my TaskBar at the bottom of the desktop, but
> rather at the top, so i was annoyed by this behavior.
> I could not get the client to start up without this anomaly, so i set
> my Taskbar to auto-hide and was frequently annoyed that iff i
> moused up too far it would unhide and cover the Client GUI top menu
> - repeatedly! So my mouse skills were also tested as i played -
> who says FreeCiv is not a 1st person shooter game! ;)
> later, i found that if i clicked on the bottom pixel of the client
> window i would get a normal window which could be moved away from
> my TaskBar - yaaaah! But if i did anything in local options the
> window would again resize and be covered bu the TaskBar - aaaargh!
> I also noticed that that i had this set to fullscreen, i will try
> and resolve the 'issue' by setting the game to not fullscreen and
> hope i find my gaming Nirvana.
> On the side of Development, the GUI people may want to really look
> into this, either take the whole Desktop or know where the TaskBar
> IS and allow for it so there is NO overlap of the default Client
> GUI window and TaskBar, or just set the default to non-fullscreen
> (aka Windowed).
> Thanks for a really great GAME!! =)
Thanks for a detailed report!
This is actually a known issue. The current workaround is to go to
'View'->'Fullscreen' then save settings and restart the client. The bug
is that You have to restart for this to take effect.
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