1.    06 Apr 2009 #1
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    Window opens at default size, not maximized


    I use Vista Home Premium. I have an open source app that I want to be maximized when launched. How can I do this?

    I've tried maximizing in 2 ways:

    - Using the small square at the top right.
    - Dragging the corners of the window to fill the screen.

    In both cases, if I close and then re-open, the window has its default size.

    Any advice?
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  2.    06 Apr 2009 #2
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    Re: Window opens at default size, not maximized


    Hello OldGrantonian,

    You might see if applying METHOD TWO in the tutorial below will allow the window to open as it was when it was last closed.

    Windows Explorer Folder View settings

    Hope this helps,
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  3.    06 Apr 2009 #3
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    Re: Window opens at default size, not maximized


    Thanks for the response.

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    You might see if applying METHOD TWO in the tutorial below will allow the window to open as it was when it was last closed.

    Windows Explorer Folder View settings
    Maybe my brain is not working properly, as usual. But your thread seems to apply to the folders in Windows Explorer.

    My problem is with a third-party application. I carefully read the tutorial (all of which I implemented a couple of months ago to fix a different issue), but I could not see anything that applied to external applications.
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  4.    06 Apr 2009 #4
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    Re: Window opens at default size, not maximized


    It will usually apply to applications windows as well. However, it is possible for the 3rd party application to override this with it's on default settings instead. It will not hurt anything to try though.
    Last edited by Brink; 06 Apr 2009 at 06:58.
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  5.    06 Apr 2009 #5
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    Re: Window opens at default size, not maximized


    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    It will usually apply to applications windows as well.
    OK. Now I understand

    However, as I mentioned in my previous post, I've already done the registry tweaks for "Bags", "BagMRU", etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    However, it is possible for the 3rd party application to override this with it's on default settings instead.
    You're probably right. Thanks anyway
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    Last edited by Brink; 06 Apr 2009 at 06:57.
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  6.    06 Apr 2009 #6
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    Re: Window opens at default size, not maximized


    After you get the window the size you want Try holding the Ctrl button & click the X to close the window at the same time it has worked for me.
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  7.    06 Apr 2009 #7
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    Re: Window opens at default size, not maximized


    Quote Originally Posted by OldGrantonian View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    It will usually apply to applications windows as well.
    OK. Now I understand

    However, as I mentioned in my previous post, I've already done the registry tweaks for "Bags", "BagMRU", etc.

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    However, it is possible for the 3rd party application to override this with it's on default settings instead.
    You're probably right. Thanks anyway
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    right click on the application shortcut and go to properties,

    -untitled-png

    There u can find run, change the value to minimized.

    Let me know the result
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    Re: Window opens at default size, not maximized


    Quote Originally Posted by jryprt View Post
    After you get the window the size you want Try holding the Ctrl button & click the X
    I tried it just now. No luck
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    Re: Window opens at default size, not maximized


    Quote Originally Posted by delphin View Post
    right click on the application shortcut and go to properties,

    -untitled-png

    There u can find run, change the value to minimized.
    That works fine. Thanks.

    BTW1: You probably meant "maximized"

    BTW2: Sorry for the delay in replying. Your post was inserted 0.00238ms before my own post, so I didn't notice your post until now
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    Re: Window opens at default size, not maximized


    Quote Originally Posted by OldGrantonian View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by delphin View Post
    right click on the application shortcut and go to properties,

    -untitled-png

    There u can find run, change the value to minimized.
    That works fine. Thanks.

    BTW1: You probably meant "maximized"

    BTW2: Sorry for the delay in replying. Your post was inserted 0.00238ms before my own post, so I didn't notice your post until now
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