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Re: Graphic resizing problem Linux notebook--FIXED

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  • Subject: [mg54798] Re: Graphic resizing problem Linux notebook--FIXED
  • From: Chris Carlen <crcarleRemoveThis at>
  • Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 01:26:44 -0500 (EST)
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jmt wrote:
> If you are using KDE, you might try to suspend the KDE "Klipper", because it 
> interfers with the mathematica FrontEnd.

Yeah, I just read this here:

This does fix my problem.

> On Monday 28 February 2005 09:28, D Herring wrote:
>>>When I click on a graphic such as a plot output, Mathematica should
>>>highlight the graphic with a bounding box, and supply anchors with which
>>>to resize the graphic.
>>>The box and anchors should remain *indefinitely* until I click somewhere
>>>else to signify that I'm done.
>>>Instead, the selected state of the graphic disappears in about 2
>>>seconds, so it is too quick to get a hold of one of the anchors to
>>>Has anyone else noticed this sort of behavior?
>>Exact same problem here.  Except my selected state disappears in half a
>>second.  The motion required to grab it is almost a double-click.
>>>Any ideas how to fix?
>>My first fix was to change the default ImageSize to something larger.
>>I think the required fix was at Edit->Preferences->Graphics
>>options->Image bounding box->Image size.
>>When I need a different plot size, I usually pass an explicit ImageSize
>>to my plotting functions.  e.g. Plot[Sin[x],{x,0,10},ImageSize->400]
>>Running Mathematica 5.1 for Linux (October 25, 2004) on Slackware-latest

Christopher R. Carlen
Principal Laser/Optical Technologist
Sandia National Laboratories CA USA
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