[Geany] Question about multi-head display issues

Emil Brink emil at xxxxx
Fri Jul 8 10:20:27 UTC 2011

On Fri, Jul 8, 2011 at 12:14 PM, Stephan Beal <sgbeal at googlemail.com> wrote:
> Hi, all!
> i'm quite certain that this is not a Geany bug, but more of a general
> GTK-on-multi-head problem, but i'm guessing that one or two of you might
> know a workaround...
> On multi-head setups, bringing up the Search dialog (or similar) invariably
> places it on the wrong monitor (i.e. a monitor other than the one geany's
> main window is occupying).
> Do any of you know of a GTK/Gnome/whoever option which can force dialogs to
> be shown on the same monitor as their containing application?

I'm away from my home Linux machine now, but this sounds like maybe
Geany doesn't call
for the Search dialog. That's at least the first thing to investigate.
This is a function call though, not an option you can tweak without
code changes. Perhaps someone developer who actually runs multi-head
knows more ...



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