[xubuntu-users] Advanced User Settings window too big

Qua Purna quapurna at gmail.com
Tue May 27 05:17:56 UTC 2014

well, you are lucky with the 768 pixels.

I have 600 pixel screen and some users told me "buy a new device with
higher screen res"  :)
600 - 24 = 576 only
never mind, I'll do "Alt+drag"

On 5/24/14, Paul Sutton <zleap at zleap.net> wrote:
> On 24/05/14 00:20, Chris Spackman wrote:
>> On 2014/05/23 at 06:17pm, George F. Nemeyer wrote:
>> [snip]
>>> Whatever 'do-it' or other buttons to make changes and/or cancel are
>>> not visible or accessable being down below the bottom screen edge,
>>> or obscured by any bottom edge panel .  This makes the window
>>> essentially useless, since no changes can be made to any settings.
> IIf this issue is what i think it is, then if you set your desktop
> arrangement to 2x2 so there are 4 desktops arranged in a grid,, then you
> may find that the buttons to confirm / save changes are on the lower
> desktop window.  (I am using 14.04 with xfce and this doesn't seem to be
> the case but it could simply either be my set up or the dialogue or
> window I am trying it with.
> You can sometimes find a shortcut key to the OK / save, cancel button.
> I am sure you can press tab to move between all the buttons so can judge
> it when you are over a hidden button
> I think in some cases there could be an issue,  with this,  as some
> dialogues are a fixed size while others are adjustable.
> Paul
>> Sorry, I cannot help with your question about the settings / config
>> file. However, a workaround for the moment might be
>> available. Usually, pressing the ALT key while click-holding with the
>> mouse will allow you to move a window. I have had to use it
>> occasionally in this sort of situation.
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