Window description problem

The window title should appear beneath the window, not on the top. How do I fix this ?

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try adjusting some custom settings in "settings manager" -> "windows manager" / "windows manager tweaks" / "appearance"

Many ways to customize the look/style etc...

  • Do you mean the "Onboard settings" ? Sep 23, 2016 at 8:01
  • no - i believe "onboard settings" is a keyboard map/macros for on-screen keyboards... I am referring to the general settings gui. Depending on your distro the names may vary slightly.
    – gingamann
    Sep 23, 2016 at 8:07
  • Oh i got what the problem was. In the tweak-tool I had activated the native window placement option and this was causing the problem. Sep 23, 2016 at 8:09

The problem lied in an option I had activated in gnome-tweak-tool. It's in extensions and named Native Window Placement. When it was activated the behavior which has been captured in the image was shown. It is meant to arrange windows in a compact manner. When it is deactivated, the window title text takes up space and places it beneath which is the default behavior.

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