There’s also (Windows key)+(left/right arrow), which will move the window to the left/right half of the current display, and (Windows key)+Shift+(left/right arrow), which cycles it to the previous or next display (in case, e.g., the window is on a different display because the student had the laptop connected to an external monitor).
Jordan > On Nov 13, 2017, at 1:10 PM, George Neuner <gneun...@comcast.net> wrote: > > Hi David, > >> On 11/13/2017 3:14 PM, David Van Horn wrote: >> I have a student who is has a strange problem that is preventing him >> from using DrRacket. >> >> When he opens DrRacket, it goes through the launch window, all the >> tools load, etc., but then when the main DrRacket window should >> appear, it doesn't. Or rather it does, but not somewhere visible or >> accessible. >> >> There's a DrRacket icon on the taskbar, indicating it's running, and >> if you hover over it, it shows a preview of the DrRacket window, but >> clicking on it does not bring it up. >> >> If he opens a saved file from the filesystem, you can see in the >> preview that the file has been opened in the inaccessbile DrRacket >> window. >> >> He's tried restarting, uninstalling/reinstalling Racket, but gets the >> same issue. >> >> Any ideas how to resolve this? (Sorry I haven't used Windows in many >> years, so I really don't know how to help.) >> >> David > > I've seen this behavior before - though not for a very long time. It used to > happen rather frequently in Win3 and Win9x. > > If the window is there but simply off the screen, you can try (emphasis on > "try") to move it back on screen. > first, make sure DrRacket is the only application open. > select the task bar icon to make sure you are in the window. > press ALT-Space to open the window's system menu. > press the down arrow once to select "move". > press enter to start the move operation. > press the right arrow and down arrow a couple of times each. > At this point ... if it is going to work ... you should see (at least) the > outline of the window at the upper left corner of the screen (whether you see > any content depends on Windows user preferences). Once you see the outline, > you should then be able to move the mouse (don't press any buttons) and the > window's outline should follow where the mouse is pointing. > Once you get the window's title bar on screen, you can fix the size and > position - and hopefully it won't happen again for a while. > > If this doesn't help, then I'm out of ideas. > George > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "Racket Users" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Racket Users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to racket-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.