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MX Help -- look up at the tabs!

#1 Post by Jerry3904 » Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:47 am

For the resource-challenged: MX Help is now available off the Forum, thanks to Peregrine's Monday Morning Magic.

No need to hunt around for the BIG BLUE QUESTION MARK any more...
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Re: MX Help -- look up at the tabs!

#2 Post by richb » Mon Mar 17, 2014 8:57 am

Jerry3904 wrote:For the resource-challenged: MX Help is now available off the Forum, thanks to Peregrine's Monday Morning Magic.

No need to hunt around for the BIG BLUE QUESTION MARK any more...
Do you mean available on the Forum? Retaliation for Mepsi.
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Re: MX Help -- look up at the tabs!

#3 Post by malspa » Mon Mar 17, 2014 9:13 am

Jerry3904 wrote:No need to hunt around for the BIG BLUE QUESTION MARK any more...
:rofl:

Adding the tab here was a nice touch, though.

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Re: MX Help -- look up at the tabs!

#4 Post by Jerry3904 » Mon Mar 17, 2014 10:51 am

richb wrote:
Jerry3904 wrote:For the resource-challenged: MX Help is now available off the Forum, thanks to Peregrine's Monday Morning Magic.

No need to hunt around for the BIG BLUE QUESTION MARK any more...
Do you mean available on the Forum? Retaliation for Mepsi.
Meant: "off the Forum [page] ... "
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Re: MX Help -- look up at the tabs!

#5 Post by Richard » Thu Jul 03, 2014 3:44 pm

While looking through the MX-Docs, I came across this anomaly:
Tips and Tricks
. . .
If you want maximized windows to not cover the entire screen, RC the Panel > Panel > Panel Preferences to set workspace margins.
. . .
Thought this was interesting, but it doesn't seem to work that way.

However, in All Configuration > Configuration > Work Areas, I can adjust those margens, and using 10 in the margens there's not much effect. Using 100 in all 4 margens does make a difference.

[Don't complain about the mixed up posting. This is the third time I've written it.
First time the lights went off.
Second time I posted but the internet went off while posting.
When it came back on, seems that nothing was posted.
So here I am again, to clarify.]

Please change, "If you want maximized windows to not cover the entire screen, RC the Panel > Panel > Panel Preferences to set workspace margins."
to
"If you want maximized windows to not cover the entire screen, open the Settings panel from the menu, choose Work Areas > Margens, to set workspace margins."

However, in Settings > Work Areas, I can adjust those margins, and using 10 in the margins there's not much effect, but using 100 in all 4 margins does make a difference.

[Please move this to the MX-Documentation thread (started in the middle :p
and please change margen to margin,
and Configuration to Settings. . . . . . ] :bagoverhead:

All the best.
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Re: MX Help -- look up at the tabs!

#6 Post by Jerry3904 » Thu Jul 03, 2014 4:18 pm

Not sure any more: it has been many months since I wrote that--will test again.

...and many thanks for the close reading!
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Re: MX Help -- look up at the tabs!

#7 Post by Richard » Thu Jul 03, 2014 5:44 pm

Please move my comment above to the MX-Documentation thread
(started reading in the middle :p )
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#8 Post by Jerry3904 » Thu Jul 03, 2014 6:15 pm

Doesn't matter: I have it on my ToDo list and will make the change next time I work on the documentation.

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Re: MX Help -- look up at the tabs!

#9 Post by Gaer Boy » Fri Jul 04, 2014 5:20 pm

Richard wrote:"If you want maximized windows to not cover the entire screen, open the Settings panel from the menu, choose Work Areas > Margins, to set workspace margins."
This doesn't only affect maximised windows - it also affects newly opened windows. I have a left margin setting of 45 which gives a small gap between the panel and the left edge of all windows. The setting doesn't prevent moving the window into this gap, but the effect of moving a maximised window is variable and seems unpredictable, although it seems to be consistent for a particular application.

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Re: MX Help -- look up at the tabs!

#10 Post by Richard » Fri Jul 04, 2014 6:21 pm

Yes, I noticed some strangeness when moving a window about.
Seemed like it interferred with the No-Tiling effect.
I finally just rolled them all back to 0 margins.
Haven't ever really used it before, except when the default was 2 or 4 or something.
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