[xubuntu-users] OObase window on Xubuntu

Nuno Domingos de Jesus Pinheiro nunito nuunito at gmail.com
Wed Jul 7 22:40:09 UTC 2010

2010/7/6 Roy Kalinowski <rkalinowski at verizon.net>

> Hi,
> I am having a problem with window positioning and graphics when running
> an OOBase database form on Xubuntu...
> When I open the form, 2 forms actually open.
> The first of the two forms is a 'design form' which opens in a position
> just down and right of the main OOBase screen. The second form, which is
> the data entry form, opens a bit further down and to the right.
> No matter what I do to set position in in the Base program, the forms
> keep coming up this way.
> In addition, the data entry form, which is at the forefront, does not
> show proper graphics - the size and close buttons are not available at
> the upper right corner and the title bar is cut roughly in half.
> I have to use Alt-f10 to enlarge the form to work with it.
> Ultimately I want the final data form to open as large as the screen
> (maximized) without having to do Alt-F10.
> Attached is a screen shot. Notice the two forms, and the upper right
> corner - missing max, min and close controls.
> All other programs on my system, including all other OO programs work
> with zero windows positioning or graphics problems. I have posted on
> community forum (in OOBase see
> http://user.services.openoffice.org/en/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=32080&sid=9467075dba0f42b75a8e661a16019669
> ) and one response mentioned switching to Gnome.
> Any ideas? Thanks
> --
> Roy Kalinowski
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