Predefined window position

Alexander Senier alex at ...331...
Thu Sep 7 07:07:21 CEST 2017

Hi Norman,

thanks for fixing, the positioning works as expected now. I changed my apps to request the desired width/height for now, but I guess extending
the layouter to support that would be a sensible future enhancement.


On 05.09.2017 16:04, Norman Feske wrote:
> thanks for bringing up this issue. This is indeed a silly bug in the
> window layouter. I just fixed it in [1].
> [1]
>> Also, I was wondering whether there is a way to set the dimension of a Qt window without changing the application?
> This is not possible out of the box. One idea to achieve that would be
> adding 'width' and 'height' attributes to the layouter's policy,
> following the pattern of 'xpos' and 'ypos'. But instead of immediately
> setting the window to the specified size, the layouter would set the
> 'requested_size' of the window. Internally, this would be handled like
> if user manually attempted to drag the border of the window to the
> specified size. The actual size will be set only if the application
> actually responds to the resize request. This is just an idea. I have
> not tried this out.

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