[tex-live] Inaccessible checkboxes of TL installer on small screens

Andreï | Андрей Викторович fifis.himik at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 14:55:15 CEST 2014

Dear Norbert,

Thank you very much for your advice! In Cinnamon (LMDE), the Alt window
behaviour modifier is enabled by default without any additional tricks with
settings. It is true that Alt + Click + Drag allows one to move the window
outside (even with that screen-edge-resize-extra-behaviour-feature-whatever
enabled). However, this was quite a revelation for me, and I am not quite
sure that other users share this knowledge. Still, it would be great if the
GUI windows relied on the information about the detected screen height,
just like the main window does with diligence (or by chance? or by

Again, thanks a lot for any adjustments you are about to make!

Yours sincerely,      | С уважением,
Andreï V. Kostyrka. | Андрей Викторович Костырка.
http://kostyrka.ru, http://kostyrka.ru/blog

2014-06-25 2:47 GMT+04:00 Norbert Preining <preining at logic.at>:

> Hi Андрей
> > click the “Change” button for “Installation collections”, 48 collections
> > just don’t fit on a screen that is 600 px high (some netbooks). You may
> Hmm, ok.
> Have you tried to *move* the window so that the top of the window
> hangs out of the screen?
> This is not possible by dragging on the top window decoration bar,
> but some window managers allow Alt-Click-Drag within the main
> window to achieve this, some allow for moving with kbd shortcuts.
> Anyway, I will look into it and see what I can do.
> Norbert
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