Make Cinnamon do what Windows does

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CarterCox
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Make Cinnamon do what Windows does

Post by CarterCox » Sat Jan 20, 2018 6:13 pm

Hi! I am using Cinnamon (LM 18.3) right now. The thing I like the most is the snapping, makes me not miss Windows that much. However, there is something missing that Windows (as in MS Windows) can do:

When I snap a window (let's say to the right half) and resize it (by expanding or shrinking it from the left side only) and I snap a new window to the left, this new window will take 50% of the screen, which sucks, because one of two things will happen:

1- It will cover my window on the right partially (If I expanded the right window initially):

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2- It will leave an empty space (If I shrunk the right window initially):

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The way Windows would work is different. I would snap the window not to cover 50% of the screen, but to cover what's free, like this:

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Also, if both are already snapped and fitting 100% of the screen, and I were to resize one of them, the other one would adjust automatically and follow it. Now the big question:

Is there any way to make Cinnamon behave this way?

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