[tomboy-list] Window resizing in MacOS?
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Sun Dec 6 09:12:06 PST 2009
I forgot to mention that you can resize Tomboy note windows by
modifying the .note files directly (while Tomboy is not running). You
can resize the search window by modifying the config.xml file. File
locations are given here:
On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 9:10 AM, Sandy Armstrong
<sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hey Michael,
> Unfortunately this is a bug in the latest Mono for Mac releases that
> has not yet been fixed. It's possible we can make changes to Tomboy
> that will fix it, but I have not looked into it yet. Here are the
> relevant bugs for window resizing on OS X:
> I can't predict when or how this will be fixed, but if you add
> yourself to the CC list on those bugs you'll be notified immediately.
> Patches would be very welcome from interested developers.
> Fortunately for you, there are a lot of good note-taking applications
> available for the Mac, if that's your primary platform. I think
> TaskPaper is pretty cool, but there are a lot of others out there.
> On Sun, Dec 6, 2009 at 8:58 AM, Michael Curry <dgspotman at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Newbie user here, just installed Tomboy 1.0.1 on a MacBook Pro running MacOS
>> 10.5.8 .
>> I'm having trouble figuring out how to resize Tomboy windows, both
>> individual notes and the "Search All Notes" window.
>> In a freshly-opened note window, there is no resize grip. Last night I was
>> able to get a working Mac-style resize grip on a maximized (via the green
>> button) note window. But this morning that no longer works -- the diagonal
>> lines appear in the lower right corner, but they're not active. Clicking the
>> green button on a maximized note window returns it to its original,
>> un-maximized size, and now it has the diagonal lines of the resize grip, but
>> they still don't work. (Moreover, if the window has enough text in it that
>> the scrollbar appears on the right, the grip symbol disappears as soon as I
>> mouse over it!)
>> In the "Search All Notes" window, there's a GNOME-style (?) resize grip (ten
>> dots arranged in a triangle), and mousing over it (usually -- like 9 times
>> out of 10 -- WTF?) changes the cursor to the "arrow-and-framing-square"
>> appearance, but clicking and dragging at that point does nothing except
>> render the cursor useless for any other operation in that window. Giving
>> focus to another window (usually) resets the cursor to a normal arrow (but
>> again, not always!)
>> Unless there's something I screwed up during installation, or some
>> preference item I'm missing suspect this behavior is just a Mac-specific
>> bug. This is all very frustrating, because my MacBook is the one place where
>> a note-taking application *has* to work for me.
>> Anyone else seen this behavior, and figured out how to fix it or work around
>> Any hints
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