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centering screen

by Cort55 / December 22, 2008 11:29 PM PST

My AOL screen has moved to the right, cutting off a part of the visible screen and leaving a too large space on the left side. How do I properly recenter it?

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I don't really grasp what "My AOL screen..." is but ...
by Edward ODaniel / December 23, 2008 12:57 AM PST
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on the assumption that it is the browser screen try placing your mouse cursor on the Title Bar and dragging the window to wherever you prefer it to be.

If this is not "workable" for you please do give us some more specifics to work with.

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screen not centered
by Cort55 / December 23, 2008 1:37 AM PST

Thanks for the quick reply. I can drag the window screen to the left but the right side is still too far to the right and the edge of it is hidden. The left side expands when I drag the cursor but the right side stays hidden and I can't place the cursor on it to move it to the left. It doesn't move since I can't get to the edge to place the cursor.
I understand how to drag and move the web screen but mine remains off center.

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As Griff notes, changing resolution ...
by Edward ODaniel / December 23, 2008 5:45 AM PST
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will alter window positioning.

Resizing the window will also possibly help and to do so requires that you have at least one side visible to "grab" for resizing.

Another way to move the window around is to right click on it's button on the task bar then select MOVE at which point you can use either the mouse or cursor keys to move the window around WITHOUT having to drag from the title bar.

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Tried Using the Monitor Adjustment Knobs/Buttons?
by Grif Thomas Forum moderator / December 23, 2008 1:36 AM PST
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If you've recently changed the screen resolution, the display placement can occasionally become off center. Try using the adjustment knobs/buttons to move the display to the center.

Since you didn't tell us what type of monitor or computer you have, we're simply guessing at this point.. If the current suggestions don't fix the issue, a little more information might help.

Hope this helps.


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