input text area not resizable?

Etan S. C. Reisner deryni at pidgin.im
Fri Apr 4 13:07:53 EDT 2008


On Thu, Apr 03, 2008 at 12:02:58PM +0200, Sascha Vogt wrote:
<snip>
> It is not configurable, though in 2.4.1 the max height has changed from
> 4 to 8 lines...
<snip>

The maximum is half the window height, not eight lines.

> @Pidgin-devs: While writing this mail, I tested the new max height
> (Wanted to check if it has a hardcoded line maximum or if a percentage
> value was used). Therefore I resized my window to a small height and
> typed multiple lines. Result:
> - If there are only the last two lines are shown (minimal height of the
> message window), the window itself grows to the bottom (changing the
> windows outer bound).
> - If you move the window to the bottom of your desktop, it "grows" out
> of the screen.
>
> Is this the desired behaviour?
> I'm on Windows XP, Pidgin 2.4.1, GTK 2.12.8 RevA

Those are essentially the same issue and no expanding the size of the
window is not something that I think is desired or desirable. File a
ticket on this please (assuming there isn't one already).

> Greetings
> -Sascha-

    -Etan



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