[THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen citrix desktop session

  • From: "Sean Casey" <casey@xxxxxx>
  • To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2003 10:18:09 -0500

Best set your window size to 85%, this will allow you to work in both
environments comfortably.

-Sean
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Sean P. Casey
System Administrator (NT)
Canadian Microelectronics Corporation
Queen's University, 210A Carruthers Hall
Kingston, Ontario
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Angus Macdonald" <Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 10:15 AM
Subject: [THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen
citrix desktop session


>
> Won't that give you all the window frame bits? I'm after a windows shell
> replacement for this application.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: brian.hill@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:brian.hill@xxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 04 March 2003 15:08
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen
> citrix desktop session
>
>
>
> I always set the desktop size to 95% of the screen.
>
> Brian
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Angus Macdonald [mailto:Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 9:57 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen
> citrix desktop session
>
>
>
> I may have edited the wrong thing! I found another screen size setting (in
> the properties for the individual connection) and it seems to be fine now.
I
> also updated to the 985 client. Must downgrade again for further testing.
> Now to stop it hanging with a blank screen when users logout of the new
> shell.......
>
> Thanks for all the advice. I'm on top of it now.
> Angus
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Angus Macdonald [mailto:Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 04 March 2003 14:48
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen
> citrix desktop session
>
>
>
> I've just tried that (edit custom ica connection properties - screen
size -
> full screen) and it's just the same. Now for a different client.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roger Riggins [mailto:Roger@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 04 March 2003 14:34
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen
> citrix desktop session
>
>
> You usually get a windowed desktop if you pick a resolution (even one
> that matches your local resolution). Pick *full screen* and you should
> be good to go.
>
> Roger Riggins, A+ MCSE CCNA CCA
> ACES Systems Engineer
> * 319-287-3102
> * roger@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Angus Macdonald [mailto:Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 8:20 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen
> citrix desktop session
>
>
> Doesn't that give me a frame around the screen? ugly.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roger Riggins [mailto:Roger@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 04 March 2003 14:13
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen
> citrix desktop session
>
>
> Why don't you just choose full screen instead of seamless for the
> desktop?
>
> Roger Riggins, A+ MCSE CCNA CCA
> ACES Systems Engineer
> * 319-287-3102
> * roger@xxxxxxxxxxxx
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Angus Macdonald [mailto:Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 7:06 AM
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen
> citrix desktop session
>
>
> Or has it? Answered the question about where it's coming from, I mean.
> Even
> though the annoying popup stays on top when I alt+tab to another local
> window, it appears to be originating at the server end, confirmed by
> shadowing myself. That explains why PTFB installed locally couldn't see
> it.
> I don't fancy running PTFB in all my user sessions so I'll probably have
> to
> look at coding some sort of dedicated window killer myself.
> Such is life.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Angus Macdonald [mailto:Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 04 March 2003 10:39
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen
> citrix desktop session
>
>
>
> It happens for us when anyone starts a seamless desktop session from any
> flavour of Windows. I've just tried it from my desktop using client ver
> 910
> (you think yours is old??). The window that pops up is called "ICA
> Seamless
> Host Agent" and now that I've tabbed back to Windows it's still on the
> screen, so that's answered the question about whether it's coming form
> the
> server or the client! I'll try some other clients now. Perhaps I could
> even
> fire up resource hacker - that'd be a bit hardcore for Tuesday.
>
> Thanks
> Angus
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andrew Rogers [mailto:Andrew.Rogers@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: 04 March 2003 10:17
> To: thin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [THIN] Re: That annoying message when you start a full-screen
> citrix desktop session
>
>
>
> well, we have mf1.8 here and ive never actually seen that message..!
> what v=
> ersion of windows and icaclient are you using? Fresh installs of 95 and
> 200=
> 0 with icaclient 6.20.985 (old, i know) dont give me that message..
>
> Andrew
> --o--
>
> >>> Angus.Macdonald@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 04/03/03 10:09:12 >>>
>
> Shall I take that as a resounding "NO!" then? ;-)
>
>
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