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#168676 - 09/12/07 07:19 PM new internet window sizes  
Jim M  Offline
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Is there a way to control the size of windows when they open when using IE? I am tired of the window opening up small and then I need to maximize it.

TIA,
Jim


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#168677 - 09/12/07 08:19 PM Re: new internet window sizes [Re: Jim M]  
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I just did a "Control N" and it opened a new window full size. smile


#170155 - 10/28/07 11:59 AM Re: new internet window sizes [Re: dougwells]  
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If you right-click on a desktop icon, then go to properties, there is an option to have programs start up in a "normal" window, maximized, or minimized.


#170187 - 10/29/07 10:13 AM Re: new internet window sizes [Re: pauluk]  
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doubleclick the window's upper bar. No other idea

Last edited by Gloria; 10/29/07 10:16 AM.

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#170608 - 11/07/07 12:15 AM Re: new internet window sizes [Re: Gloria]  
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If you have your windoze set up to remember window size, just make the tiled window full screen


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#170626 - 11/07/07 12:39 PM Re: new internet window sizes [Re: gfretwell]  
pauluk  Offline
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And while you're at it, trash IE and use Firefox or some other web browser as well. smile


#170631 - 11/07/07 04:45 PM Re: new internet window sizes [Re: pauluk]  
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If you have IE7 no need to open more windows. Just let them open in a new tab.


#170934 - 11/15/07 12:19 PM Re: new internet window sizes [Re: jdevlin]  
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I personally hate new tabs. I also hate that xls and word closes all open documents by clicking the red x, sometimes WITHOUT saving or asking about saving the other open docs. I don't see the reason in this, and I wasn't able to find an option to stop this incredible behaviour.


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#170959 - 11/15/07 09:01 PM Re: new internet window sizes [Re: Gloria]  
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With regard to multiple tabs on web browsers, I have no idea how IE7 handles it, but with Firefox there's a configuration option to prompt you before closing the program when two or more tabs are open.


#171076 - 11/19/07 08:28 AM Re: new internet window sizes [Re: Gloria]  
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Originally Posted by Gloria
I personally hate new tabs. I also hate that xls and word closes all open documents by clicking the red x, sometimes WITHOUT saving or asking about saving the other open docs. I don't see the reason in this, and I wasn't able to find an option to stop this incredible behaviour.


Easy. Upgrade to a real operating system. Try Linux, *BSD, etc.. There are lots of options out there.

If you are determined to stick with BillWare, you might give OpenOffice a try as a replacement for Word and Excell.


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