FreeBSD-12.0p10 - Mate-1.22.1 window border

Polytropon freebsd at
Mon Sep 23 22:50:53 UTC 2019

On Tue, 24 Sep 2019 08:21:02 +1000, MJ wrote:
> On 24/09/2019 3:24 am, James B. Byrne via freebsd-questions wrote:
> > Is there any way to increase the active border width of desktop
> > windows in Mate?  I find that the current setting makes it difficult
> > for me to get a window expansion cursor without a lot of back and
> > forth or an extremely slow deliberate movement of the mouse until I
> > get the exact edge to display the resize cursor.
> >
> Yes!
> What is with these tiny borders and even tinier event points for windows?!?

That's currently considered "modern", and consistent with
the single-computer single-user single-program single-window
single-task mentality...

> I think, if I recall, you can hold down alt + right click to grab the window.

Usw Alt + left mouse button to drag the window around.
Use Alt + right mouse button to change the window's size.
Pretty standard. :-)

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