Windows 7

Errol Sapir errol at tzora.co.il
Mon Oct 26 03:56:44 GMT 2009


Willy K. Hamra wrote:

> Bruno Bigras wrote:
>   
>> There's indeed a feature that snap window borders to help positioning
>> without overlapping windows.
>>
>> But the new feature in Windows 7 is a bit more than that. If I'm
>> right, it makes it easier to resize windows so they take half the
>> screen or 100% of the screen by simply dragging the windows to the
>> sides.. It looks useful when coding if you want your IDE in the left
>> and documentation on the right.
>>
>> Check the two video that were in the bug report that Dotan's linked.
>>
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TbsnbjkrWus
>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sS7a0xDwvlM
>>
>> 2009/10/25 David Fletcher <dave at thefletchers.net>:
>>     
>>> With Hardy, you slide a window towards another window and the edges snap
>>> neatly together. That looks to me pretty much like they're claiming credit
>>> for in windoze 7. Just seems like a damned cheek to me.
>>>
>>> Just tried it with Karmic. It behaves the same way.
>>>       
> and this too has been in KDE for ages
>
>   
I saw in one of the replies that kwin could be used to configure this. 
Could somebody please say what to do in kwin to enable this feature.

thanks
Errol
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