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Re: Graphic resizing problem Linux notebook

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  • Subject: [mg54705] Re: Graphic resizing problem Linux notebook
  • From: Jon Harrop <usenet at>
  • Date: Sun, 27 Feb 2005 01:29:51 -0500 (EST)
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Chris Carlen wrote:
> In prior Mathematica versions there was a trick that would make it
> possible to
> deal with this short-lived bounding box problem:  I could right-click on
> the graphic, which would make a menu appear.  Left-clicking would then
> make the menu disappear, and the bounding box would reappear, but this
> time it would persist like it should.  Then I could resize the graphic
> as desired.
> What is different now in Mathematica is that the menu no longer
> appears
> when I right-click.  Is this menu *supposed* to be there?  Why might it
> not be there anymore?
> Has anyone else noticed this sort of behavior?

I have always had exactly the same problem with the same versions on the
same OS (Debian Sarge + KDE). However, your trick of bringing up a menu
before clicking on the graphic works perfectly for me under 5.0.

Thanks for the tip and I'm sorry that I can't give you any useful advise.

Dr Jon D Harrop, Flying Frog Consultancy

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