How to reopen a minimized window?

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umasscrew39
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Re: How to reopen a minimized window?

Post by umasscrew39 » 14 Mar 2019, 18:02

As you can see on the attachments, the camera window is open and when I minimize it, it disappears instead of going to the lower left corner. All the windows I open do the same thing.
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Dunmunro
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Re: How to reopen a minimized window?

Post by Dunmunro » 14 Mar 2019, 18:21

umasscrew39 wrote:
14 Mar 2019, 18:02
As you can see on the attachments, the camera window is open and when I minimize it, it disappears instead of going to the lower left corner. All the windows I open do the same thing.
That appears to be a video driver bug because the lower portion of the AA7 frame is missing. I cannot replicate that on my displays except with the taskbar covering the same area. The upper image you posted seems almost as if the frame didn't refresh properly as that is just where the task bar would be if it were visible.

You might try and update the video drivers - I tried that but none were available (this is a fairly new laptop).

I did notice that sometimes the AA7 Icon on the Win10 taskbar would show minimized AA7 windows when I hovered the mouse cursor over it.

umasscrew39
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Re: How to reopen a minimized window?

Post by umasscrew39 » 14 Mar 2019, 18:55

Everything is updated and this is a new computer. Exactly why I cannot stand Windows and always prefer to use my Mac. All other programs seem fine so I am not sure what the issue is. If I cannot resolve this, I need to find MAC program to use.

Dunmunro
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Re: How to reopen a minimized window?

Post by Dunmunro » 14 Mar 2019, 19:00

umasscrew39 wrote:
14 Mar 2019, 18:55
Everything is updated and this is a new computer. Exactly why I cannot stand Windows and always prefer to use my Mac. All other programs seem fine so I am not sure what the issue is. If I cannot resolve this, I need to find MAC program to use.
Are you using larger fonts and/or icons? Sometimes that can cause a problem. You might try changing to a smaller system font.

Windows settings->display->scale and layout.

umasscrew39
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Re: How to reopen a minimized window?

Post by umasscrew39 » 14 Mar 2019, 21:15

I tried that too- it is at the recommended settings but I altered them just to test it. Same problem and only with AA7. All other programs display just fine.

fabdev
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Re: How to reopen a minimized window?

Post by fabdev » 14 Mar 2019, 21:47

Hello, for the moment, you may solve closing those windows (Camera control, Telescope, Filter wheel, Scripts) instead of minimizing them.
There is really no difference (all settings, connections, etc. will remain active). The window simply becomes "invisible", it's not deallocated.

When a window is minimized there should be also an animation which shows where the window is placed. Is this absent too?

In any case, in SP1 there will be an option to minimize secondary windows on the Windows Taskbar, just like browsers.
Fabio.

fabdev
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Re: How to reopen a minimized window?

Post by fabdev » 14 Mar 2019, 21:58

umasscrew39 wrote:
14 Mar 2019, 18:02
As you can see on the attachments, the camera window is open and when I minimize it, it disappears instead of going to the lower left corner. All the windows I open do the same thing.
Maybe they are minimized on the Windows Taskbar? A screenshot of it would be useful.

umasscrew39
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Re: How to reopen a minimized window?

Post by umasscrew39 » 14 Mar 2019, 22:32

screenshots attached
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after minimizing the window
Capture 1.PNG
camera control window open

fabdev
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Re: How to reopen a minimized window?

Post by fabdev » 14 Mar 2019, 22:56

The Windows Taskbar is still not included in these screenshots.

umasscrew39
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Re: How to reopen a minimized window?

Post by umasscrew39 » 14 Mar 2019, 23:29

yes- I realize that

This is the only software I have this issue and I am not a windows user so have no idea how to fix this

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