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Re: palettes that would not move

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  • Subject: [mg113363] Re: palettes that would not move
  • From: Joseph Gwinn <joegwinn at comcast.net>
  • Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 06:41:30 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <i9p6na$olt$1@smc.vnet.net> <ia10cs$opg$1@smc.vnet.net>

In article <ia10cs$opg$1 at smc.vnet.net>, BobF <deepyogurt at gmail.com> 
wrote:

> On Oct 21, 5:04 am, "fe... at 123mail.org" <fe... 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.
> 
> You can try to use the Option Inspector to set the "WindowMargins"
> option to affect the window position so that it moves down some amount
> and is then selectable. Just open up the Option Inspector and then
> make sure to set the palette window to be the "Scope". Don't have the
> Linux Mathematica, so not sure what the Option Inspector looks like on
> it, but hopefully you can figure it out knowing where to start. Look
> up help on the Option Inspector if you need to.

I've had good luck using the Tile Windows options under the Windows menu 
item of Mathematica to recover access to the top and bottom.  In my 
case, the problem is usually caused by going from 200% zoom and a large 
window, to 125% zoom on a smaller monitor (on a different computer).

Joe Gwinn


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