gtk-bugs item #1182313, was opened at 2005-04-13 11:37
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Category: None
Group: gtk bug #153219
>Status: Closed
Resolution: None
Priority: 5
Private: No
Submitted By: Tom Ligda (tdogboy)
Assigned to: Daniel Atallah (datallah)
Summary: Windows go missing in win32; multiple screens

Initial Comment:
Win XP, Thinkpad T30

Steps to reproduce:

- Laptop using only LCD display
- Connect external display
- Turn on both LCD and external display
- Change desktop settings to extend desktop across
multiple monitors
- Configure external monitor to be located to the right
and above the LCD display
- Double-click Gaim icon in the system tray to bring up
the buddy list.
- Buddy list entry shows up in the taskbar, but the
window does not appear.
- Reconfigure external monitor to be located directly
to the right of the LCD display, without being above it
- Buddy list window still doesn't appear
- Use win32 taskbar to close buddy list
- Reopen buddy list by double-clicking on the Gaim icon
in the system tray
- Buddy list window opens correctly


Comment By: Daniel Atallah (datallah)
Date: 2005-05-30 21:58

Logged In: YES 

This is not a Gaim bug, but a bug in GTK+, the widget toolkit
used by Gaim.  Your bug is being moved to our "gtk bugs" tracker,
where it will be grouped with similar bugs.  When we know a gtk
bug number for this issue, your group number will reflect it. 


Comment By: Daniel Atallah (datallah)
Date: 2005-05-06 16:27

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Comment By: Rathga (rathga)
Date: 2005-05-06 16:21

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A similar thing happens to me.  I run multiple monitors at
different resolutions.  My secondary monitor is on the left
with a smaller resolution than my right hand monitor.  The
desktops are aligned at the bottom so there is some 'dead
space' above the second monitor on the left.  As GAIM trys
to put message windows at the top left of the screen they go
straight into this dead space and you can't see them.  I can
only get to them by right clicking on their taskbar entry
and selecting 'move' and using the cursor keys to move them

Anyone know a work around for this?  


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