[Tutor] Unable to Reconfigure IDLE

Thomas Corbett corbettt at dcn.davis.ca.us
Mon Jul 28 23:25:02 CEST 2008


On Jul 27, 2008, at 7:16 AM, Tim Golden wrote:

> Thomas Corbett wrote:
>> On Jul 26, 2008, at 9:02 AM, Alan Gauld wrote:
>>>
>>> "Thomas Corbett" <corbettt at dcn.davis.ca.us> wrote
>>>
>>>> Configured shell window to wrong size, now can't seem to find the  
>>>> menu  (Options > Configure) to resize the shell.
>>>
>>> Don't you just resize it then close it and the next time it opens
>>> it uses the new size?
>>>
>>> Thats how I thought it was supposed to work!
>>>
>>> Alan G
>>>
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>> The window is too large to resize.
>
> I missed the beginning of this thread, but I assume that you
> mean its edges are off the visible screen so you can't use
> the mouse to grab the frame and resize it? If so, and if
> you're on Windows, you can resize with the keyboard:
> Alt-Space S will put you in Sizing mode; then use the
> cursor keys to move the edges in and out. Alternatively,
> Alt -Space M will put the window in Moving mode and, again,
> the cursor keys can be used to bring a corner into view
> and into range of the mouse.
>
> TJG
>
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Running IDLE 1.2.2 under MacPython 2.5 on Mac OS X 5.1. Not aware of a  
similar option on Mac.



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