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Re: Palette Size

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  • Subject: [mg81688] Re: [mg81637] Palette Size
  • From: Carl Woll <carlw at>
  • Date: Mon, 1 Oct 2007 04:55:09 -0400 (EDT)
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Helen Read wrote:

>On my computer at work, the size of the Basic Math Input palette is too 
>small. The contents of the palette are cut off on the right and at the 
>bottom, making some of the items on the palette inaccessible. I think it 
>was OK when I first installed Mathematica 6, but got messed up somehow 
>when I was recently fooling around with the Windows XP Accessibility 
>Options (was troubleshooting an issue a colleague was having). I tried 
>putting all my Windows settings (font size etc.) back the way they were 
>before, but this (or some other unintentional change) has altered the 
>palette size, and I simply cannot resize it.
>I looked at the Basic Math Input WindowSize (under Window Properties) in 
>the Option Inspector, on the offending computer in my office, on the 
>instructor's computer in a classroom where I teach, and on my home PC 
>(all of these  running Mathematica 6.0.1 on Windows XP). The palette's 
>WindowSize on the offending computer in my office is set to {77,381}. In 
>the classroom it is set to {Fit,Fit}, and my home PC it is set to 
>{90,455} (the latter computer is set to use Windows XP large fonts, same 
>as my office PC). I have tried changing the WindowSize in my office to 
>{Fit,Fit}, {Automatic,Automatic}, {90,455}, and various other things, 
>but the Option Inspector does not allow any change that I make, and 
>immediately replaces whatever I put in but in with the too small 
>{77,381}. Is there somewhere else I need to change it?
Go to Notebook Options | Notebook Properties and change Editable to 
True. Then edit the window size.

Carl Woll
Wolfram Research

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