Moved the preview window off screen, nowcan't reposition it.

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Moved the preview window off screen, nowcan't reposition it.

Post by highwaykind » Tue May 27, 2008 2:10 pm

I moved the Preview window ( F8 ) off my screen (oops) so that the top blue bar with minimize/maximize/shut down is way above the limits of my whole screen.
And now I can't grab it to pull it back down, or to reposition/adjust the window.

Help please?

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Post by Erwin Denissen » Tue May 27, 2008 2:44 pm

How did you manage to move it outside the visible area? The Preview toolbar only contains a close button. To reset it to the default position, you'll either have to uninstall and reinstall FontCreator, or edit the registry.

Try this if you meant the Test dialog (F5):
1. Hold down Alt + Spacebar
2. Press the M key
3. Use the arrow keys to relocate the window
4. Press the Enter key when you have the Window in the desired location.
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Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Tue May 27, 2008 3:03 pm

There might be a quicker way, but uninstall and reinstall FontCreator should fix it.
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Post by highwaykind » Tue May 27, 2008 3:11 pm

Er... no idea how I did it, probably in a very clumsy attempt to move that part of Font Creator to my second monitor?

Which key can I edit in the registry?
(Assuming that's less of a hassle than reinstalling everything and looking up my reg code - :roll: )

(It's not the Test one -> View - Toolbars - Preview F8..)

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Post by Erwin Denissen » Tue May 27, 2008 3:28 pm

Disclaimer: Use the information below at your own risk, only continue if you know what you're doing.

First close FontCreator.

Then go to this key name:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\High-Logic\FontCreator\5.5\Position\Toolbars\tbPreview

Set both FloatLeft and FloatTop to -1.

Start FontCreator.
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Post by highwaykind » Tue May 27, 2008 4:35 pm

Fixed with regedit :) Thanks!

(Floatleft was (roughly) -1000, float top was -200)

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