Re: Gtk::Window resize grip replacement
- Date: Thu, 14 May 2015 19:09:24 +0100
- From: Emmanuele Bassi <ebassi@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Gtk::Window resize grip replacement
On 14 May 2015 at 18:59, Detlef Reichl <detlef.reichl@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> the resize grip of Gtk::Window (gtk_window_set_has_resize_grip) is
> deprecated since 3.14. Is there a suggested replacement, or do I have to
> do it on my own?
The actual question is: why do you feel the need for a resize grip?
Some context: the only reason the resize grip was introduced was
because stacking window managers (as opposed to tiling ones) didn't
cope well with themes using 1px window borders; since then, window
managers have added invisible resize areas around the window or they
have window borders larger than 1 pixel. For client-side decorations,
GTK+ will handle the invisible resize areas itself, but in absence of
a compositor, GTK+ will revert to a visible border with enough padding
to allow resizing.
What it is that you're trying to achieve?
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