Hi Stuart

Any specifics on the changes that should be made, or would they be  
obvious to one of my P++ conversant buddies?


On Mar 7, 2008, at 8:05 AM, Stuart Rogers wrote:

> Whites wrote:
>> Hello All
>> Using FM 7.1/7,2 on Win XP sp2.
>> I'm able to resize any dialog box in FM to any arbitrary size -  
>> even  much larger or smaller than the active region within the  
>> dialog. (I'm  not being very descriptive here.) Say the active  
>> region (entry  fields, lists, etc) is 2 x 3. I can extend the  
>> dialog to some absurd  size, say 7 x 9, leaving large ugly blank  
>> areas to the right and  bottom of the active area.
>> My recollection was that this did not happen back on FM5.5 on the   
>> Mac, but seems to be current standard misbehavior on the PC. This   
>> happens on  two different PCs, one running 7.1 the other 7.2/
>> Just an aesthetic thing, but annoying.
>> Can this be fixed in some configuration file?
> Hi Will,
> I can't speak for the situation on the Mac past or present, but  
> what you need to do on a PC is download ResourceHacker and make  
> permanent changes to FM's dialog boxes by modifying fmdlg.dll in  
> the fminit folder.
> http://www.angusj.com/resourcehacker/
> (You will, of course, remember to back up fmdlg.dll first, won't  
> you...)
> -- 
> Stuart Rogers
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> Phoenix Geophysics Limited
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> I'll stop saying Microsoft is arrogant when
> Windows stops saying "Welcome" and instead asks "May I?"

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