Firefox opens on half the screen

Neil Winchurst neil at holsdevon.eclipse.co.uk
Wed Dec 6 11:58:35 GMT 2006


Ian Rose wrote:
> Derek Broughton wrote:
>   
>> Ian Rose wrote:
>>
>>   
>>     
>>> That can result in all Firefox windows opening maximised - including the
>>> download manager and the save dialog. The way I discovered is to drag
>>> the Firefox window edges to the screen edges (maximising manually, NOT
>>> by using the maximise button) - the middle window control button will
>>> then change from "maximise" to the "restore" icon. Then close Firefox
>>> and next time you open it, it starts maximised.
>>>
>>>     
>>>       
>> afaik, dragging the window edges until the icon switches to "maximized" is
>> identical to maximizing it.
>>   
>>     
> Indeed, I would have thought so too - but for some reason Firefox in 
> Edgy doesn't remember the maximised state if you use the maximise 
> button, only if you manually drag it to this state does it remember it 
> when you next open it - at least for me (and the original poster). A 
> very bizarre bug that had me very frustrated until I discovered this 
> workaround!
>
>   
And I found exactly the same thing. It took me a while to find out how 
to have the browser window maximised when Firefox was started. Yes I am 
using Edgy.

Neil Winchurst



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