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Re: Maximizing notebook windows in Mma 3.0.1 for Windows 95

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  • Subject: [mg8668] Re: [mg8648] Maximizing notebook windows in Mma 3.0.1 for Windows 95
  • From: "Steve Chesley" <chesley at chaos.ae.utexas.edu>
  • Date: Mon, 15 Sep 1997 02:48:56 -0400
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Bob,

I believe this change from 3.0 to 3.0.1 was intentional. I for one am
relieved that they made this change. Previously if you wanted to work in a
maximized notebook you lost access to all menu items. You would have to
"restore", use the menu, and then re"maximize". Unfortunately now it seems
that the "Restore" operation is inoperative... Oh well, I think it is still
an improvement. But I wonder what is wrong with the conventional window
arrangement where the file windows are inside the application window (as in
v2.2). That arrangement allows me to avoid the long menu bar, and to
control where the application opens on the screen. Right now when I open a
notebook it obscures all my desktop icons. I miss the old style (but not
much else from 2.2)!

Steve Chesley
chesley at chaos.ae.utexas.edu

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> From: Robert Lawrence <r.lawrence at worldnet.att.net>
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> Subject: [mg8668] [mg8648] Maximizing notebook windows in Mma 3.0.1 for Windows 95
> Date: Friday, September 12, 1997 3:11 AM
> 
> Is there any way, under Mathematica 3.0.1 for Windows 95, to get a
> notebook window to fill the entire screen when its maximize button is
> clicked?  
> 
> I used to be able to do this with Mathematica 3.0.0.  However, under
> 3.0.1, only the Help notebook fills the entire screen when its
> maximize button is clicked.  An ordinary notebook window automatically
> leaves a margin at the top of the screen that is large enough for the
> Mathematica title bar to be visible.
> 
> I have experimented with various settings in the option inspector, but
> have not been able to correct this problem.
> 
> Bob Lawrence


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