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Re: palettes that would not move

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  • Subject: [mg113294] Re: palettes that would not move
  • From: Andy <andyr at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Fri, 22 Oct 2010 01:36:45 -0400 (EDT)

On 10/21/2010 6:04 AM, fergt at 123mail.org wrote:
> I am using Mathematica 7 under Linux Lucid Lynx. When I open a palette,
> it appears on the screen with it's bar hidden on the top, out of reach.
> Since one needs to click on this bar to drag the palette to another
> position on the screen, I cannot move the palette.
> If anyone has experienced this or has any clue to share, I would be
> grateful.
>
> Thanks.
>
>
In my experience a silly but effective trick to regain control of the 
palette is to change your screen resolution to another setting and then 
set it back. I often run into this problem when I take my laptop away 
from my desk.  At my desk I use dual monitors and the palette seems to 
forget that it should be on my laptop monitor when I disconnect from the 
second monitor.

-Andy


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