Internet Explorer and constant resizing?

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Punkrulz, Aug 5, 2002.

  1. Punkrulz

    Punkrulz Somewhat eXPerienced

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    Ok all, well I am having this problem. You see, I Have it set up so that when I open internet explorer, it is totally expanded. However, you know that when you click a Window, you can't have it so that window is totally expanded and MAXIMIZED like when you open the original window...

    So what I am saying is that when I open IE, it is maximized so I can't resize it unless I click the restore down button next to the close... however when you click a link, a window will open up and you can resize that one. The problem I have been experiencing is the annoying fact that I'll click a link, and until I can get it just right I have to expand the window and resize it about 50 gazillion times.

    Ok, so now I finally got it enough that I have it expanded to fill the screen... yet every now and then the window will be small as anything... Is there anything out there, or anything I do to make it permanently expanded???
     
  2. Iceman

    Iceman Moderator

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    The next time it opens small grap a corner of that window and expand it manually, close it normal when you are done, and the next time you click a link it should be that size from now on.

    If it isn't just ignore everything before this line.

    :cool:
     
  3. beatlesdb

    beatlesdb Guest

    See if this helps a little:

    got to Internet Explorer Options - Advanced tab -
    look for the "Reuse Windows for lauching shortcuts" play with that option and see what suits you
    :)
     
  4. baser5nature

    baser5nature OSNN Addict

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    hmmmm...

    maybe i'm crazy but... i seem to have convinced myself that clicking the x in the top right corner to close IE doesn't save info about the window size and position, however if i use "file", then "close" it does...

    is this really true or am i nuts?
     
  5. marcelleke

    marcelleke Guest

    it's simple,install Autosizer(free) and all your problems are gone!!!
    you are welcome!
    grtzz
     
  6. Punkrulz

    Punkrulz Somewhat eXPerienced

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    A link to autosizer would help. :}
     
  7. beatlesdb

    beatlesdb Guest

    go to windows explorer - go to options and select "remeber each windows settings" you can also force settings by holding shift and closing the window (clicking on the X). Perhaps that may help - I don't see why you need to add more software to do just this.
     
  8. marcelleke

    marcelleke Guest

  9. stuy_b

    stuy_b Guest

    Easiest way I've found is when you open the 1st IE window, rezize it to how you want, but dont close just yet, go to a webpage (can be any page), wait for it to load, then click file/close.

    Every time you open IE from now on it will stay the size you set previously.

    Stuy_b
     
  10. baser5nature

    baser5nature OSNN Addict

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    shifty....

    never new about the shift key thing... is it for real...? on that note... does anyone know where i might find a database or something like that of standard windows shortcut keys, and similar functions????

    thanks...
     
  11. xsivforce

    xsivforce Prodigal Son Folding Team

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