Why is there no way to easily minimize a game window?

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Why is there no way to easily minimize a game window?

Post by flatiron » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:18 pm

Sometimes I need to shrink the window for a moment, yet this is made difficult. Why? And how can this be corrected?

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Re: Why is there no way to easily minimize a game window?

Post by Moem » Fri Dec 15, 2017 4:23 pm

What's your desktop environment? Cinnamon has window shading, this might work for you.
this is made difficult. Why?
Most likely on purpose, in order to ruin your day. :wink:
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Re: Why is there no way to easily minimize a game window?

Post by flatiron » Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:37 pm

I have cinnamon 18.3. What is this shading?

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Re: Why is there no way to easily minimize a game window?

Post by Moem » Fri Dec 15, 2017 6:04 pm

Shading rolls up the window, and leaves only the titlebar. It's described here. It's a very easy way to minimize a window.
Take a look at preferences => windows => titlebar. Most themes have a button for shading, beside the common minimize, maximize, and close buttons.
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