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Menus not all there

by mckinleyfamily / September 4, 2005 1:09 PM PDT

Unsure what has happened, but my menues are now all shortened, and I am unable to find away to have the entire menu show when clicking on my start menu, any ideas?? this has only just started happening this morning

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Menu problem
by El Alquimista / September 4, 2005 2:41 PM PDT
In reply to: Menus not all there

This appears at the top of the page where you create a post:

Note: If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem.

Yod didn't say just which menus, and what is missing. Is something missing from the start menu, or you referring to menus on the menu bar of an open window?

If the latter, it is usual for the menu to display only the commonly/recently used items. In that case, there is a button at the bottom with a ''down'' sysbol; clicking on this displays the full menu.

There are other options; you can set it to automatically expand the condensed menu to the full menu after a few seconds, or you can set it to display the full menu all of the time. To select one of these, right click on an empty space on the menu bar, click on customize at the bottom of the menu, and then select the Options tab. Here you will have the choice to Always show full menus. If you do not select this, you will then have the option to Show full menus after a short delay. If you do not select this, you must click the button at the bottom of the menu.

On the other hand, if you are saying something is missing from the Start menu, more info. is needed, including whether you are using the Default or the Classical view, and what is missing.

Hope this helps


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show full menues still not happening
by mckinleyfamily / September 5, 2005 5:19 AM PDT
In reply to: Menu problem

I am unable to find an options tab when I right click on the start menu and go to properties, I go to customise, but there is only an advanced tab, and nothing there that relates to showing the full menu at all times

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Start menu
by El Alquimista / September 5, 2005 11:33 AM PDT

No, there is no Options choice for the Start Menu. Because your first post was a little unclear, I was referring to the menus on the Menu Bar in a window -- i.e., File, Edit, View, Tools, Help, etc.

Now that I know it is the Start menu, we can proceed. What is missing from the Start Menu? Program shortcuts, links, or what? And which ones? I must also repeat my question regarding which Start Menu you are using.

With proper information, perhaps we can solve the problem.


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