Re: default window size for netscape?
> On Sat, 9 Nov 1996, Brian C. White wrote:
> > > does anyone know how i can set the default window size for netscape?
> > I start netscape like this:
> > netscape -geometry 1137x990+3840+1024 -ncols 64
> > You can probably also add some lines like:
> > Netscape*geometry: 1137x990
> > to you .Xresources file.
> The following can be found in the Netscape.ad file that comes with
> Netscape, as well as on-line in their support or FAQ files (sorry, I
> forget exactly where). I don't think the equals signs ("=") should
> be there though.
> ! Geometry
> ! Here's how you set the default sizes and positions of the Netscape windows:
> ! For the web browser window: Netscape.Navigator.geometry: =500x700+100-0
> ! For the mail reader: Netscape.Mail.geometry: =500x800+200-0
> ! For the news reader: Netscape.News.geometry: =500x800+300-0
> ! For the mail editor: Netscape.Composition.geometry: =400x600
> ! For the bookmarks window: Netscape.Bookmarks.geometry: =300x900-0-0
> ! For the address book window: Netscape.AddressBook.geometry: =300x900-300-0
> ! For the download windows: Netscape.Download.geometry: =500x200-0-0
> ! In previous versions of Netscape, we suggested setting the geometry on the
> ! TopLevelShell class; don't do that any more. It will affect *all* of the
> ! top-level Netscape windows, including bookmarks and message composition and
> ! so on, which is probably not what you want.
> ! To set the sizes of the panes and columns in the mail and news windows,
> ! change them to the layout you like, and then select "Options/Save Options".
> ! (To change the fonts in the message lists, search below for the resource
> ! that begins with "XmLGrid*fontList".)
I set my default window sizes in /etc/X11/Xresources, and I use the '=' sign.
If you use the Netscape app-defaults file, you will have to reenter your
defaults every time you upgrade Netscape.
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