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Emacs window does not fully maximize on KDE-Desktop

I don't even know if this question belongs on here, but I didn't know where else to ask. I have this weird problem in emacs, that the emacs window does not fill the entire screen using KDE-plasma on ...
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full screen hook?

Is there a way to add a hook for when emacs goes full screen? I'd like to set slightly different transparency for the frame when in fullscreen but there seems to be no easy way for that. What I would ...
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How to maximize my Emacs height on start-up?

emacs -fh would start emacs in window mode using full height available from the desktop environment. I'm tired of typing this -fh every time yet there doesn't seem to exist a command that does the ...
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Disable mouse drag to select

I often run into an issue where I will click in a Emacs frame to make it active and accidentally slide my cursor so that it changes from a click to a drag. This means that some text is highlighted ...
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How to make emacs work well with tiling window managers?

Under some conditions Emacs will try to resize a frame if its not fullscreen or maximized. (specifically default-text-scale, but I don't think its the only one). This sends window-manager window (...
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Distinct frame size for internal and external monitors

It's possible to add a line to one's .emacs (add-to-list 'default-frame-alist '(fullscreen . maximized)) that will make make-frame-command (C-x 5 2) spawn maximized windows. It's also possible to ...
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how to make emacs gui behave like guake/tilda/yakuake

Emacs newbie here. I simply want to setup Emacs GUI to toggle hide/show(visibility) just like we see in guake, tilda or yakuake terminals. for example I have am working with Emacs within GUI and I ...
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Emacs not covering entire terminal in fullscreen mode

I'm running emacs in my full screen gnome terminal (version 3.28.2) on Ubuntu 18.04.1 using emacs -nw but am struggling to get the frame to fit the entire screen. Here is a picture of my terminal, ...
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Why does make-frame automatically maximize new frames?

FWIW, I'm on Mac OS X running this with emacs -Q: GNU Emacs 25.1.1 (x86_64-apple-darwin15.6.0, NS appkit-1404.47 Version 10.11.6 (Build 15G1108)) of 2016-11-11 If I click the little "maximize" ...
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How do I make sure a frame is fullscreen?

The command #'toggle-frame-fullscreen does exactly what it says; it toggles between fullscreen and not. What command can I run to make sure the frame is fullscreen? That is, if not fullscreen, make ...
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Find the name of the graphical display emacs is running on

I run emacs using a server and multiple clients on both, the graphical display and the terminal. To use the same configuration files for terminal and graphical display, I used this solution. The issue ...
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press keystroke sequence with elisp

I just installed debian 8 and emacs24. I noticed a new feature! you now can push F11 to enter fullscreen mode. I wanted to put emacs on fullscreen mode at startup, but couldn't find the command... and ...
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