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Re: Help with the User Interface in Mathematica 5.1.1

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  • Subject: [mg57972] Re: [mg57918] Help with the User Interface in Mathematica 5.1.1
  • From: Omega Consulting <info at omegaconsultinggroup.com>
  • Date: Wed, 15 Jun 2005 05:58:06 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200506120834.EAA20523@smc.vnet.net>
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Create the file given by:

ToFileName[{$UserAddOnsDirectory, "Autoload", "My", "FrontEnd"}, 
"init.m"]

Put the following command:

SetOptions[InputNotebook[],
   WindowMargins->{{0,0},{0,0}},
   WindowSize->{Automatic,Automatic}
]

This will resize the startup nb to fill the screen.

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On Jun 12, 2005, at 3:34 AM, James wrote:

>
>     Hi!  I'm new to Mathematica, and I'm currently working with  
> v5.1.1.
> I've been searching through messages, documentation, etc... but I 
> can't find
> any workable solutions to what should be simple questions about the 
> UI.  And
> right now, I only have two:
>
>
> 1.  How can I set the default size for the Notebook windows?
>
>     I've tried to set "Preferences / Notebook Options / Window 
> Properties /
> Window Size".  The documentation says that this is what these 
> variables are
> for.  But changing them doesn't seem to have any visible effect.  New
> Notebook windows still get created at the exact same size.
>
>
>
> 2.  How can I get Mathematica to start up maximized?
>
>     It starts up *almost* maximized, but I'd like it to actually *be*
> maximized.  Is there any way to do this?
>
>
>
>
>     Thanks, guys, for any help you can provide!
>


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