[Chimera-users] Dual display Mac problem moving Chimera window
goddard at cgl.ucsf.edu
Mon Feb 11 09:06:58 PST 2008
Jeff reports that with 2 displays on Mac OS 10.5 the Chimera window gets
stuck when being dragged from one display to the other. Fixed by
> hi Tom,
> I thought since you also have a MacBookPro you might know the answer
> to this question - I just bought a 24" monitor to extend the display
> on my MBP (running Leopard). for all my other applications, I am able
> to drag the application window onto the adjacent desktop space that
> now exists on the new monitor (am still using the screen on my laptop
> as well). however, the chimera window "gets stuck" - after I launch
> it, the window spawns on my laptop screen, and when I try to move it
> onto the new monitor, it stops halfway and I can't drag it any further.
> is there a properties file or something that Chimera / X uses to set
> the bounds on the desktop? I took a screenshot but it saved 2 separate
> files (one for each screen); the new 24" screen is set up on the left
> side of the MBP.
> hi Tom,
> I downloaded the latest X11 update from macosforge (xquartz project)
> and this relieved the Chimera window location problem, am now able to
> move the window onto my attached 24" screen.
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