[PyQt] Problems Saving Window Position on X11

Brent Villalobos Brent.Villalobos at pdi.dreamworks.com
Fri Feb 27 21:46:33 GMT 2009

I have been trying to get window geometry saving/restoring working 
correctly as outlined in this document: 

It works fine if I show the window before setting the size and 
position.  However, that creates that ugly flicker where the window is 
first displayed in its default position and then moved.  However, if I 
load the window's position before the show() call, and then NOT 
move/resize the window, the window's position is saved at (0, 0).  To 
add another twist to this, if I hide the status bar before loading and 
setting the window's position, then it will work except that the 
coordinates are offset by (-5, -22) when I save.  If I show the status 
bar at any point then it will save the window's position at (0,0) if I 
don't move it.  The size is always correct.  This just affects the position.

To summarize:
* Show window, load and set position -- works but has that flicker
* load and set position, show window -- will reset the window's position 
to (0,0) if you did not move the application in the previous run.
* hide status bar, load and set position, show window -- if you do not 
move the application it will save it offset by (-5, -22).

Any ideas on why the position is saved at (0,0) if I don't move the 
window?  How can I work around this?  Thanks.

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