[Gambas-user] Screen.class could do with "TotalWidth" or something
bsteers4 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 16:06:38 CET 2022
aah , i just noticed the Screens array :-\
On Mon, 31 Oct 2022 at 14:50, Bruce Steers <bsteers4 at gmail.com> wrote:
> PS. this also probably explains the issue i had a while ago with dialogs
> and windows not popping up on the correct monitor.
> I (and everyone else) assumed the windows were only opening on the primary
> display , but it's not the case , I just discovered if the primary is on
> the right then they open on the secondary left hand display.
> i doubt it works on a QT system but the x11 hint _GTK_WORKAREAS_D0 gives
> me something i can work with.
> On Mon, 31 Oct 2022 at 14:29, Bruce Steers <bsteers4 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've just been investigating Screen.class with 2 monitors connected.
>> It seems if my primary monitor is to the left of the secondary I get this
>> info from Screen.class
>> Screen.X = 0
>> Screen.Width = Primary width
>> (no information about secondary display)
>> If the primary is to the right then i get this..
>> Screen.X = secondary screen width
>> Screen.Width = primary screen width
>> so seeing Screen.X is the width of the other monitor i can see i have 2
>> monitors and i can move the window over to the other screen.
>> (i did not try but i assume Form.Move() will use a negative number)
>> even if i have to use X11.MoveWindow at least i can use the fact Screen.X
>> is not zero to detect a secondary monitor to the left.
>> It would be great to get better info about another monitor if the primary
>> is on the left though.
>> Maybe something like a Screen.TotalWidth or Screen.ExtendedWidth could be
>> something that refers to a larger overall usable display size not just the
>> monitor width? then we can detect a secondary on the right as well.
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