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Re: Size and Location of Opening Window

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  • Subject: [mg107820] [mg107820] Re: Size and Location of Opening Window
  • From: RBaillie <bobbaillie at>
  • Date: Sat, 27 Feb 2010 03:14:39 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <hm82vm$1ap$>

It is most unfortunate that Mathematica does not set window sizes
properly.  For many years now, it has been accepted practice for
Windows apps to remember the size and location of the user's windows.
I hope this oversight will be fixed in the next version of

Here is a partial solution:  Note that it affects only the first
window on startup, not subsequent ones created by File/New/Notebook.

I have file init.m in this (Windows, not Mac) directory:
C:\Program Files\Wolfram Research\Mathematica\7.0\AddOns\Autoload

Here is what is in init.m:

   SetOptions[FrontEnd`InputNotebook[], WindowSize -> {960, 620} ],
   SetOptions[FrontEnd`InputNotebook[], WindowMargins -> {{Automatic,
57},{Automatic,-2}} ]

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