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snowy


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PostPosted: Tue 20 Nov 2012, 05:46    Post_subject:  Top of application window off screen  

The top of one of my application windows (Eudora as it happens) is off screen, so I can't grab the title bar to move it back.
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aragon

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PostPosted: Tue 20 Nov 2012, 06:03    Post_subject:  

try it with alt + mouse-left-click to move the window back.

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ICPUG

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PostPosted: Tue 20 Nov 2012, 09:31    Post_subject:  

On the bar at the bottom of the screen you see a mini pictorial representation of the desktops in puppy. One of them will have a rectangle in the place where your Eudora window is. Use your left mouse button and drag the little rectangle down. Eudora will move on the main screen in a similar manner.
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rcrsn51


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PostPosted: Tue 20 Nov 2012, 09:35    Post_subject:  

ICPUG wrote:
On the bar at the bottom of the screen you see a mini pictorial representation of the desktops in puppy. One of them will have a rectangle in the place where your Eudora window is. Use your left mouse button and drag the little rectangle down. Eudora will move on the main screen in a similar manner.

I never knew that! But I have to use the right button.
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8-bit


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PostPosted: Tue 20 Nov 2012, 13:33    Post_subject:  

I also never knew that.
And I also have to use the right mouse button.
But that can come in handy.
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ICPUG

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PostPosted: Wed 21 Nov 2012, 20:27    Post_subject:  

You'll have to forgive me guys. I only use this facility occasionally. You are right - it is the right button one uses, not the left as I said.

I can remember how cool I thought this was when I first read it on the forum years ago. So much easier than how to move a misplaced window in that OTHER operating system! That other OS still does not make it easy in their latest release. You can keep your Aeropeek flashiness. I like to have USEFUL functionality!

It's a shame tricks like these get forgotten - or never found by the newbies. The price we pay for not having a really good Puppy reference guide!
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snowy


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PostPosted: Fri 23 Nov 2012, 16:45    Post_subject:  

Sorry not to have replied. I've been away and not logging in.

Thanks for both suggestions. For me the alt+mouse works but the other solution didn't.
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ICPUG

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PostPosted: Mon 26 Nov 2012, 08:23    Post_subject:  

What version of Puppy are you using Snowy?
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01micko


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PostPosted: Mon 26 Nov 2012, 08:51    Post_subject:  

rcrsn51 wrote:
ICPUG wrote:
On the bar at the bottom of the screen you see a mini pictorial representation of the desktops in puppy. One of them will have a rectangle in the place where your Eudora window is. Use your left mouse button and drag the little rectangle down. Eudora will move on the main screen in a similar manner.

I never knew that! But I have to use the right button.
Nor I.. right button here too (jwm-581)
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