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1

Found in

2020.3.14f1

2021.2.0a9

2022.1

Issue ID

1357435

Regression

Yes

Undocked Editor windows can not be positioned outside the visible screen area

Window management

-

How to reproduce:
1. Open the attached project (1357435.zip) and make sure "SampleScene" is open
2. Enter Playmode
3. Press the S key to open an undocked Game view window
4. Hold the A or D key until the Game view goes beyond the left or right edge of the visible screen area

Expected result: the Game view leaves the visible screen area
Actual result: the Game view stops at the visible screen area's edge

Reproducible with: 2020.3.17f1, 2021.1.22f1, 2021.2.0a9, 2021.2.0b12, 2022.1.0a9
Not reproducible with: 2019.4.29f1, 2021.2.0a8

Notes:
1. Reproducible on Windows 10
2. The issue is present on all Editor versions on Ubuntu 20.04 (other application windows are able to leave the visible screen area)

  1. Response avatar

    Resolution Note:

    This change was by design to guard against windows disappearing off the screen or losing the top bar to move the window due to DPI differences in displays. A full screen playmode is something we would like to implement in the future.

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