[ubuntu-uk] Pop up window too long......

jakewc2 jakewc2 at sky.com
Sat Jul 18 13:07:31 BST 2009

2009/7/18 Tony Pursell <ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk>

> On 18 Jul 2009 at 1:24, John Matthews wrote:
> >
> > I have a program that needs to use a pop up window to transfer folders
> > to my Gallery from nautilus. The pop up window is too long, and I cannot
> > get to all of the files in it. Is there any way I can get it so that the
> > pop up window fits and I can scroll up and down the list of files. Its
> > an open source program, and the owner has given permission to change
> > things if needed and has given an address to send him any changes made.
> >
> > Thank you,
> >
> > John.
> Yes, there is.  Normally, you move a window around by grabbing the
> title bar with the mouse, but this does not allow you to move the
> window above the top of the screen.  However, if you hold down the Alt
> key, you can grab the window anywhere and move the top of it above
> the top of the window.
> This has actually been a standard since Windows 3.1 (or maybe
> earlier) but has gone out of use with large high def screens.  It is a
> lifesaver with my 7" eeepc screen, though.
> Tony
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Ah, thank you so much, I didnt know that. I have been having the same
problems with my netbook as well, and have just not known how to get around

Brilliant. Learnt something new again today. :)

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