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Re: WinXP Taskbar Overlaps Maximized xterm

Larry Hall (Cygwin X) wrote:
Tim Daneliuk wrote:
I have DAGS and looked at the cygwin FAQ but cannot seem to find this
problem addressed, so ...

When I maximize an xterm on my WinXP workstation, it gets sized so that
the Windows taskbar slighty overlaps the bottom of the xterm window.
This makes it very difficult to read the last line on the xterm display.
Is there a fix/workaround for this?

How xterm maximizes is controlled by the window manager.  If you're
running in -multiwindow mode, you may want to consider using another
window manager that can take into account the task bar (in that

But doesn't -multiwindow mode effectively use the native WinXP window management system (that should know about its own task bar size)?

environment).  An alternative would be to hide your task bar when
you're not using it (keeping it always on top probably).

Tim Daneliuk
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