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[Migrated] AWB netbook fail
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@Harej 18:48, 9 July 2009 (UTC) wrote:


As this screenshot indicates, AWB is inexplicably cut off because my screen resolution is too small.


Duplicate: Use AWB on a screen with resolution 1024 by 600.
Version:

  • 4.6.0.0
  • 5.3.1.0
  • 5.5.2.1

Workaround: Using my netbook's VGA output to plug this computer into a larger monitor.

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Josve05a created this task.May 15 2015, 9:56 PM
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@Reedy 08:58, 10 July 2009 (UTC) wrote:

Yup, know about that.... I've tried to fix it, but with no luck so far.

ClickRick (talk) 23:56, 12 July 2009 (UTC) wrote:

Rather than maximise the app, what happens if you try to manually resize it down to fit your screen? I've just tried resizing AWB here and it would certainly get down to be small enough, but then again I'm starting off with a 1600×1200 screen.

@Harej 17:11, 13 July 2009 (UTC) wrote:

I would do that if I could reach the bottom handles of the screen, which I cannot because AWB is too large to fit on my screen.

NE2 23:29, 13 July 2009 (UTC) wrote:

Can you resize from the top left, then move the window up and left?

ClickRick (talk) 20:09, 19 July 2009 (UTC) wrote:

Or Alt+Space to bring down the system menu, then S to select Size, then use the arrow keys.

@Harej 18:36, 27 July 2009 (UTC) wrote:

The problem with the above remedies is that it does not expose more of what's on the bottom -- it just increases the size of what is already visible proportionally.

@Magioladitis 16:55, 28 October 2009 (UTC) wrote:

Just stating the obvious: This bug still occurs in 4.9.0.3

discospinster 19:49, 20 April 2010 (UTC) wrote:

And 5.0.2.1.

Fluffernutter (talk) 18:58, 31 July 2011 (UTC) wrote:

And 5.3.1.0. Resizing the window simply increases the already-visible diff view area, it doesn't affect the fact that the bottom of the window is still cut off. Note also that this cut-off problem continues even if I adjust my screen resolution to (netbook) 1024x768. Please, try to fix this!

@Pigsonthewing 16:50, 20 February 2012 (UTC) wrote:

This is still a problem, as of today, on my 1024x600 netbook screen. Very frustrating.

@Josve05a 10:19, 15 July 2013 (UTC) wrote:

UPDATE! This is still not working on my netbook either. 4 years since the bug was reported.

@Numbermaniac 07:54, 6 August 2013 (UTC) wrote:

I actually posted this below as well #"Remove" and "Filter" buttons disappearing from bottom of list, didn't realise a duplicate was already there :P

@Numbermaniac 07:54, 6 August 2013 (UTC) wrote:

And that's on a desktop!

Lemnaminor (talk) 11:39, 4 December 2013 (UTC) wrote:

Still a problem in 5.5.2.1... is there any solution in sight except giving up AWB on small screens? Maybe the minimum height of the diff view area could be decreased as a quick fix. Thanks!

Are we planning a party for this bug's *sixth* birthday?

This won't be fixed unless we rewrite the code for good....

Josve05a changed the task status from Open to Stalled.Aug 22 2015, 11:30 PM
Josve05a triaged this task as Normal priority.