Bug 11489 - Xamarin Studio resizes after adding item to solution
Summary: Xamarin Studio resizes after adding item to solution
Status: IN_PROGRESS
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: Shell ()
Version: 4.0.3
Hardware: PC Windows
: Low minor
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Marius Ungureanu
URL:
Depends on:
Blocks:
 
Reported: 2013-03-31 05:48 UTC by Greg Brant
Modified: 2017-05-15 22:26 UTC (History)
6 users (show)

Tags: gtk+
Is this bug a regression?: ---
Last known good build:


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Before adding new item to project (2.50 MB, image/png)
2013-03-31 05:48 UTC, Greg Brant
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Description Greg Brant 2013-03-31 05:48:28 UTC
Created attachment 3722 [details]
Before adding new item to project

I'm running Windows 8 Pro, I have Xamarin Studio snapped to the left hand side of my screen using Windows + Left Arrow. When I add a new item to a project, Xamarin Studio resizes and repositions it's self on the screen.

See beforeafter.png attached.

Repro steps

 1. Open Xamarin Studio
 2. Open or create a solution
 3. Snap Xamarin Studio to the side of the screen (left or right, doesn't matter) with Windows + Arrow Key.
 4. Add new item to project. Right click project > Add > New File > ... > Ok
 5. Observe Xamarin Studio is resized and repositioned in the centre of the screen.



Xamarin Studio info
===========================================

Xamarin Studio
Version 4.0.3 (build 13)
Installation UUID: 27441552-2042-46aa-a1b8-b937f6c563e0
Runtime:
	Microsoft .NET 4.0.30319.18033
	GTK 2.24.13
	GTK# (2.12.0.0)

Xamarin.Android
Version: 4.6.0 (Starter Edition)
Android SDK: C:\Program Files (x86)\Android\android-sdk
	Supported Android versions:
		2.1 (API level 7)
		2.2 (API level 8)
		2.3 (API level 10)
		3.1 (API level 12)
		4.0 (API level 14)
		4.2 (API level 17)
Java SDK: C:\Program Files (x86)\Java\jdk1.6.0_31

Build Information
Release ID: 400030013
fae7c2bde0e8d51943fbd6afa22d7d2bb7a1192f
Build date: 2013-03-21 15:53:00Z
Xamarin addins: 906a1edff23bcfd0ab7518463620a8ee506eaea2

Operating System
Windows 6.2.9200.0 (64-bit)
Comment 1 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2013-04-01 16:30:19 UTC
GTK issue, we've seen this before (but I can't find the bug to mark dup). 

Basically, if the window is snapped using windows 7+ Aero Snap, then the next time gtk_window_present is called, it resets to its previous size.
Comment 2 Aleksander Morgado 2013-04-15 06:05:47 UTC
I tried to reproduce it in a Win7 VM without using Windows+Left or Windows+Right (can't pass Super properly to the VM it seems). Instead I grabbed the whole window to the left border to make it adjust itself in the left side of the screen, which I believe is what Windows+Left should be doing. Couldn't reproduce the issue while doing that. Is this only reproducible with the Aero Snap being triggered with the keyboard?
Comment 3 Greg Brant 2013-04-15 06:08:48 UTC
I just reproduced the issue by slamming the Xamarin Studio window to the left edge of the screen with the mouse. It is not just the keyboard.
Comment 4 Aleksander Morgado 2013-04-15 07:00:00 UTC
No, cannot reproduce it like that. One weird thing, though, is that the result of the Aero Snap here is *not* exactly half of the screen,  it's bit more, as if the XS window had a minimum width. I'm using a VM with a resolution of 1600x788 here.
Comment 5 Aleksander Morgado 2013-04-18 14:02:08 UTC
Michael: could it have been bug 489?
Comment 6 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2013-04-20 01:08:59 UTC
Sounds like it, not sure why that workaround isn't working here?
Comment 7 Aleksander Morgado 2013-04-22 09:44:58 UTC
Michael, can you point me to the workaround fix? Just to check how it was avoided. Also, I cannot reproduce this myself. Are you able to reproduce it?
Comment 8 Mikayla Hutchinson [MSFT] 2013-04-22 10:30:57 UTC
Aleksander: https://github.com/mono/monodevelop/commit/9096f17ca30abcfd209c4f090e5c736ce984ecd0
Comment 9 Aleksander Morgado 2013-04-22 10:38:24 UTC
Greg:
what's your screen resolution? Can you reproduce the issue with smaller resolutions?
Comment 10 Greg Brant 2013-04-22 10:41:28 UTC
Native is 1920x1200 and I've just reproduced using Win+Left Arrow and the mouse at 1280x800
Comment 11 Aleksander Morgado 2013-04-22 11:30:05 UTC
I can easily reproduce the issue when disabling mhutch's hack, I'll try to look at the inner GTK+ issue and see if it that fixes Greg's issue as well.
Comment 12 Aleksander Morgado 2013-04-23 08:19:45 UTC
Upstream bugreport:

https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=698652

There's a patch attached which still needs review.
Comment 13 Tyson 2015-03-16 12:54:56 UTC
I get the same issue when SELECTING something that already exists in the solution explorer.  I have XS Tiled to the left side of the screen and Notepad++ tiled to the right.

When I select an item on the solution explorer tree XS window resizes to a non-maximized/unsnapped size.

IT did not do this last week.  Mondays...

I'm using the Windows 10 beta. Resolution: 1920x1080

Xamarin Studio
Version 5.7.2 (build 7)
Installation UUID: ba4046bd-8d25-43fc-b740-b12a4f0d1f5c
Runtime:
	Microsoft .NET 4.0.30319.0
	GTK+ 2.24.22 (MS-Windows theme)
	GTK# 2.12.26
Comment 15 Kirill Osenkov 2017-05-15 22:26:43 UTC
It looks like this may be fixed in GTK 2.24. Since we're still using GTK 2.12 I think this will be blocked until we upgrade to a newer GTK.

Marius, shall we let this be open as a reminder to move to a newer GTK? It'd be nice to confirm that this is gone after we upgrade GTK.