[clug] Window resizing -> Alt-right-click

Bryan Kilgallin bryan at netspeed.com.au
Mon Jun 8 04:12:53 MDT 2015

Thanks Brett:

> On 08/06/15 18:29, Scott Ferguson wrote:
>> On 08/06/15 17:53, Peter Barker wrote:
>>> On Sun, 7 Jun 2015, Bryan Kilgallin wrote:
>>>> Whereas I have an issue with window edges. These seem narrow and 
>>>> finicky!
>>>> {To resize your window horizontally and/or vertically:
>>> OK, some good news in all of these threads.
>>> You don't need to exactly target the corners or edges to resize your
>>> windows.
>>> Put the mouse over the window you wish to resize, towards the edge you
>>> want to move.  Towards a corner if you want to move multiple (adjacent
>>> ;-) edges.
>>> Hold down the ALT key (either one).
>>> Middle-click-and-drag in the direction you wish to move the edge/s.
>>> You might also like to see what happens if you left-click-and-drag 
>>> while
>>> holding down the ALT key.
>>>> www.netspeed.com.au/bryan/
>>> Yours,
>> Sounds useful - but doesn't work with KDE for me :(

> On KDE the <ALT> Right Click gives the same functionality. i.e. Will 
> resize the window while pivoting on the diagonally opposite corner of 
> the quadrant you clicked in.

In Ubuntu Unity, that yields this menu.

{Minimize; Maximize; Move; Resize} /
{Always on Top; Always on Visible Workspace; Only on This Workspace; 
Move to Workspace Right; Move to Workspace Down; Move to Another 
Workspace ->} /

> Also useful is <ALT> Left Click anywhere on a window to move that window.

Same here.


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