MagiC (from Version 3.0 onwards), like MultiTOS, permits the iconification of windows. One should note the following for this:
The algorithm for setting the position of the iconified windows works in a different way to MultiTOS; MagiC searches through the current positions of already iconified windows and places the new window in a free position. A position is free only if it does not intersect with the new position.
The AES explicitly sends a redraw message during un-/iconification, even if the size has not altered. The iconified window has as its components only a Mover and a title. Its total size comprises (as under MultiTOS) 72x72 pixels in all. This size should however not be taken as fixed; it could possibly change in later versions. For this reason the size of an iconified window should be obtained from the WM_ICONIFY message, or with wind_get(WF_ICONIFY).
See also: wind_get wind_set WM_ICONIFY WM_ALLICONIFY WM_UNICONIFY Shortcuts