IDEA seems to have some problems maximizing on a second monitor. I'm not
sure it's IDEA's fault (or WinXP's), but no other application I tried
behaved like this.
Here's the configuration:
Primary monitor: resolution 1400 X 1050
Secondary monitor: resolution 1280 X 1024, placed on the left side.
And here's what's happening: when I drag IDEA on the secondary monitor and
maximize it, the height of the window is calculated correctly, it fits
nicely in the 1024 pixels of that screen. The width, however, is bigger than
the screen's, and part of IDEA's window shows on the primary screen (placed
in the right side). The width IDEA maximizes to is 1400 (the width of the
Furthermore, although the window seems maximized (the second top-right
button is a restore down one, not a maximize one), I can move it around by
dragging it's title bar.
IDEA is the only application that seems to have this problem. And I tried
some other java apps too.
Anybody else having similar problems? Should I post a bug in the tracker?