starting firefox3 with defined geometry
wblock at wonkity.com
Tue Jan 10 20:05:12 UTC 2012
On Tue, 10 Jan 2012, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 10 Jan 2012 09:56:21 +0100, Matthias Apitz wrote:
>> El día Tuesday, January 10, 2012 a las 09:25:54AM +0100, Polytropon escribió:
>>> Answer: Yes, but it's not as easy as it could have been.
>>> Unlike nearly every other X11 program, notably the "old"
>>> and "outdated" ones, Firefox does _not_ seem to support
>>> the _standard_ -geometry WxH+X+Y parameter.
>>> However, you can define the window width and height
>>> with command line parameters:
>>> % firefox -width 1024 -height 768
>> does not work with firefox-3.5.18 (from ports) on 9-CURRENT;
> Oh the joy of modern software. :-)
>>> There is a "workaround" for the lack of standard
>>> geometry support: You could have Firefox execute
>>> window.moveTo(100, 100);
>>> window.resizeTo(1024, 768);
>> will try this in the page source;
> You can also provide those as command line parameters
> and have Firefox execute them on startup
Another option is x11-wm/devilspie.
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