Initial screen too big ...or is it just me?

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Initial screen too big ...or is it just me?

Post by stevedee » Tuesday 15th January 2019 11:35am

Having been recently tricked into upgrading to 3.12.2 (I normally like to stand well clear of the cutting edge) via a Lubuntu upgrade, I now have a huge initial Gambas screen on my 1366x768 laptop display.

It wasn't like it before the enforced upgrade. It could be my OS, as Lubuntu 18.04 is proving to be a real dog ...I hate it! But has anyone else got this problem?

I had a quick look inside gambas3.conf but couldn't recognise anything that was likely to adjust it.
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Re: Initial screen too big ...or is it just me?

Post by cogier » Tuesday 15th January 2019 3:48pm

I have just installed Lubuntu 18.04 (and updated it), added the ppa and installed Gambas 3.12.2. on a laptop with a 1366 x 768 display. The Gambas display was fine.

Maybe a reinstall of everything will sort it, if that's possible.
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Re: Initial screen too big ...or is it just me?

Post by grayghost4 » Tuesday 15th January 2019 3:55pm

If I remember correctly mine was the same, it opens to the same size it was when it was closed last time.
If you resize it to your liking then it will open to that size next time you start it.

Grab the top title bar ... pull it down and left .... grab the top right corner and resize it to your liking.
Or right click on the title bar and chose resize

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Re: Initial screen too big ...or is it just me?

Post by stevedee » Tuesday 15th January 2019 4:19pm

Thanks guys.

I can resize the window, but the project selector image inside the window is not resizeable (at least I don't think it is), so its cut, a bit like Charlie's (sorry mate, your screen/window is not right either). It may vary by window manager/theme/phase-of-the-moon. But I've tried changing 2 out of 3.

On my wife's Peppermint 8 system running Gambas 3.8.4 there is clear space all the way around the Gambas project selector. That's how it was on my laptop ...until the upgrade.

As I said, Lubuntu 18.04 has given me big problems on my laptop, so I'm currently installing 18.10 on an old laptop as a try out. I like some features on Peppermint 9 so may give that a go.

Arrrgghh! I hate computers!

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Post by grayghost4 » Tuesday 15th January 2019 4:31pm

there does seem to be a minimum size that I can get the selector to shrink to

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Re: Initial screen too big ...or is it just me?

Post by stevedee » Tuesday 15th January 2019 5:02pm

I was going to add another image but got an error...something about the Board attachment quota having been reached...

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Post by cogier » Tuesday 15th January 2019 5:52pm

Hi Steve,
Your picture is 1.7MiB. I know we don't worry about these things too much but my picture, which I think is as clear as yours, is 216kb. The saving of disk space is important to me as that is what I pay for to keep the site up. I'm still on the 25GB package and all is well but if you can keep the picture sizes down that helps. It seems that the forums basic settings are on my side.😁

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Re: Initial screen too big ...or is it just me?

Post by grayghost4 » Tuesday 15th January 2019 6:11pm

Hi Steve,
Your picture is 1.7MiB.

That was my image ... I changed it to a imgur image

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Re: Initial screen too big ...or is it just me?

Post by stevedee » Tuesday 15th January 2019 6:55pm

cogier wrote:
Tuesday 15th January 2019 5:52pm
Hi Steve,
Your picture is 1.7MiB. I know we don't worry about these things too much...
Sorry Charlie, most of my screens shots are much smaller than that, but I guess I normally just cut out a window within the full screen.

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Re: Initial screen too big ...or is it just me?

Post by stevedee » Tuesday 15th January 2019 7:30pm

OK so this is how it looks on Lubuntu 18.10...much better!
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