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IDCategoryLast Update
0007962bugs2020-05-28 10:52
ReportervasakqAssigned To 
Reproducibilityalways 
Status newResolutionopen 
PlatformLinuxOSDebianOS Version10
Product Version6.0-pre1 
Fixed in Version 
Summary0007962: Ardour 6.0-pre1 window does not fit the laptop screen
DescriptionArdour 6.0-pre1 window does not fit the 1366x768 laptop screen. The lower 12 or so pixels missing (sometime more, sometimes less). It happens in "maximize" mode only, in fullscreen there is no problem. GUI scaling doesn't make improvement, only makes elements smaller, but the bottom is still cut off. Ardour 5.12 does not have this problem on the same laptop.

Debian 10 with KDE desktop on 15' Dell Inspiron laptop.
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x42

2020-03-29 17:03

administrator   ~0021101

This highly depends on desktop font and window decorations.

You can try two things:
 * Scale down the GUI in Preferences > Appearance > GUI & Font scaling
 * Detach the preferences pane (Menu > Window > Preferences > Detach) - that Window may be too tall to fit under the main toolbar

vasakq

2020-03-29 18:41

reporter   ~0021103

It seems that Ardour 6 has some problem dealing with Plasma desktop panel (the same with JWM, but NOT with fluxbox panel).
The workaround would be to place the panel vertically (by the left/right edge) or to switch it to autohide mode. This is all interesting because KDE has some tiling capabilities and when tiled to the half of the (rather small) screen, Ardour elements scale beautifully.

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-03-29 16:55 vasakq New Issue
2020-03-29 17:03 x42 Note Added: 0021101
2020-03-29 18:41 vasakq Note Added: 0021103