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Powerpoint 2010 won't unmaximize
Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson
Posted 2015-11-11 19:02
This has been an old bug for quite some time.  Has anyone figured out how to get Powerpoint 2010 to unmaximize?  Pressing the restore button doesn't do it.  Neither does the right-click on the menu bar.  The Maximize check box is checked and I can't remove the checkmark.  Does anyone know how to fix this?  Can I edit the registry somehow?


Peter Vollebregt
Peter Vollebregt
Posted 2015-11-12 01:59
I had the same problem wit office 2007 and found the solution (use kwinrules) here:

Disabling desktop effects did not help.
Unchecking "Allow windows manager to control the windows" had side effects (window always on foreground).
What works for me with Word, Excel and Powerpoint is:
   Start System Settings
   Select Window Behaviour
   Select Window Rules
   Click "New..." to create a new Window Rules
   Enter the description
   Window Class: Regular Expression. I use .*\b(winword.exe|excel.exe|powerpnt.exe)\b.*
   Check "Match whole window class"
   Check on tab "Size & Position"
   Check "Full screen": value Forced, No
   Check "Ignore Requested Geometry": value Forced, Yes
Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson
Posted 2015-11-12 15:27
Hmm... OK, where in Crossover's application do I find "System Settings", etc. so I can give this a try?



Peter Vollebregt
Peter Vollebregt
Posted 2015-11-12 15:36

My answer is only valid if you use Crossober Office under Linux, and only if you use KDE. Systemsettings are the KDE system settings. If you use gnome or xfce or ..... it is not valid. I

You can go to the KDE system settings via your normal menu. In windows terms "start" >  Configure desktop > etc. It has nothing to do with crossover office settings.
Michael Anderson
Michael Anderson
Posted 2015-11-12 16:48
Oh, *that* system settings!  Yes, I am running KDE.  I thought you were talking about some Wine system settings some place.  I'll take a look at that.



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