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Read the article that everyone's commenting on.
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Similar problem on some applications i.e. Windows 7 the screen is way too large and the contents are by comparison minuscule so I can't even read it on the large monitor attached to my Toshiba Net-book. I adjusted it on my Eudora which I keep using (sorry they have stopped upgrading) but there seem to be nothing like that to deal with Windows 7. It is nothing to do with screen resolution as I have tried diff variants and changing the font size is very limited as well. The only thing that helps is using CTRL key and + or - signs to make the screen smaller or bigger. However, as I said, since the contents sometimes are so small on the big size screen making the screen smaller does not help.
Would appreciate some input.
PS the Restore option on the pop-up window is gray and not available, resizing the screen is not a solution to this problem since the contents on the right side on the page are not visible and I have to resort to space bar to be able to read it. Most unsatisfactory.
"I followed your suggestion without success. The SIZE is grayed out and does not act the way you suggest. How do I get the screen size back to normal?"
Had the same problem and just hit restore and everything went back to normal
To Catherine who posted about alt + space and then restore - THANK YOU. this solved my problem!!
I have this same problem plus text is huge. I tried alt+sb but 'Size' option is grayed out. Now what? Can't change my text size [under view tab] either. Please Help!! Thanks.
same problem as bill the size is grey cant use how do i get my home page to fit the screen
Same problem here with Win 7. All the alert popups now show up max screen ... and there are no controls on these popups. No resize commands, often the only is "move".
Any ideas on how to reset these programs alerts back to normal size ?
Been looking at the problem and think it might be related to the Explorer information box. The one that displays during a "delete file" operation.
The window seems to default to "maximum information" which fills the screen. If I can select the "minimal information button" then the screen returns to normal size.
Wonder if there is a common setting for these dialog/popup boxes from Explorer?
Hey! I'm having a similar problem, only it's not just safari, but the whole computer! I try to use iMovie but have to manually move the wondow to see everything. Same goes with Garage Band and Safari... in fact my whole computer display seemed to go 'jumbo'. any way I can fix this?
What if the size part doesn't allow you to click it?
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