Max Window Gone Forever


    Dec 29 2006 | 5:04 pm
    Does anyone know how to get an offscreen Max window back into visible territory? The usual Option+click doesn't work on the Max window like it does on patch windows.
    thanks, wes

    • Dec 29 2006 | 5:10 pm
      Command+M on a MAC
      or "Window>Max" from the menu bar.
      ...either will bring your Max window back to the front or restore it from being minimized...is this what you were asking?
    • Dec 29 2006 | 5:20 pm
      Quote: wesley.hoke@gmail.com wrote on Fri, 29 December 2006 18:04 ---------------------------------------------------- > Does anyone know how to get an offscreen Max window back into visible > territory? The usual Option+click doesn't work on the Max window like > it does on patch windows. > > thanks, > wes > ----------------------------------------------------
      Alt-select the max window in Menu -> Window is probably what you're looking for.
      While you're on multi-screen, you could just as well have a look at that old pending thread: https://cycling74.com/forums/index.php?t=msg&goto=87137&rid=3579&S=b5879094acba13a5b160c2e35a9cfdb1#msg_87137 ;)
      Mattijs
    • Dec 29 2006 | 5:24 pm
      Oh um, I actually meant Alt-select the Max menu option.
    • Dec 29 2006 | 5:29 pm
      Not exactly. My Max window is not minimized or in the back, it's in the boondocks (i.e. way offscreen) and I need to get it back.
      wes
      On 12/29/06, scott wrote: > > Command+M on a MAC > > or "Window>Max" from the menu bar. > > ...either will bring your Max window back to the front or restore it from being minimized...is this what you were asking? >
    • Dec 29 2006 | 5:38 pm
      On OSX, the option-select thing is equivalent to alt-select. I've tried this and it doesn't work unfortunately.
      wes
      On 12/29/06, Mattijs Kneppers wrote: > > Oh um, I actually meant Alt-select the Max menu option. > -- > SmadSteck - http://www.smadsteck.nl > Interactive audiovisual sampling soft- and hardware > >
    • Dec 29 2006 | 5:44 pm
      Es war der 29.12.2006 18:29 Uhr, als Wesley Smith nicht widerstehen konnte, folgende Gedanken dem Netz anzuvertrauen:
      > Not exactly. My Max window is not minimized or in the back, it's in > the boondocks (i.e. way offscreen) and I need to get it back.
      The position of the max window is saved with maxoptions.txt which is in /Users/yourhome/Library/Preferences/Max 4.6 Preferences Folder/
      There you should change the line with the message setmaxwindowsize to normal values, like this: max setmaxwindowsize 50 50 600 600;
      Then restart max.
      Andre
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    • Dec 29 2006 | 5:53 pm
      While pressing the Option key (aka Alt), select the "Max" menu command in the Window menu. Set back the Max bounds to default.
      Cheers, Philippe
    • Dec 29 2006 | 5:59 pm
      Thanks you! I was wondering where this was stored. I didn't know about /Library/Preferences. I seems that my Max window had 0 width.
      wes
      On 12/29/06, Andre Bartetzki wrote: > Es war der 29.12.2006 18:29 Uhr, als Wesley Smith nicht widerstehen konnte, > folgende Gedanken dem Netz anzuvertrauen: > > > Not exactly. My Max window is not minimized or in the back, it's in > > the boondocks (i.e. way offscreen) and I need to get it back. > > > The position of the max window is saved with maxoptions.txt which is in > /Users/yourhome/Library/Preferences/Max 4.6 Preferences Folder/ > > There you should change the line with the message setmaxwindowsize to normal > values, like this: > max setmaxwindowsize 50 50 600 600; > > Then restart max. > > > > Andre > > -------------------------------------------------- > Andre Bartetzki > http://www.bartetzki.de > mailto:andre@bartetzki.de > > Tel +49-(0)30-92375877 > VoIP +49-(0)30-38108677 > Fax +49-(0)30-38108678 > > Skype bartetzki > > -------------------------------------------------- > > >
    • Dec 30 2006 | 12:55 am
      Quote: Philippe Gruchet wrote on Fri, 29 December 2006 18:53 ---------------------------------------------------- > While pressing the Option key (aka Alt), select the "Max" menu command in the Window menu. > Set back the Max bounds to default. > > Cheers, > Philippe ----------------------------------------------------
      This works for me too, on Mac OS X.4.8, also when the max window is offscreen (which might happen when you disconnect a monitor from a multiscreen setup). Strange that it doesn't work for you, wesley.
    • Dec 30 2006 | 1:32 am
      See my last post.
      wes
      On 12/29/06, Mattijs Kneppers wrote: > > Quote: Philippe Gruchet wrote on Fri, 29 December 2006 18:53 > ---------------------------------------------------- > > While pressing the Option key (aka Alt), select the "Max" menu command in the Window menu. > > Set back the Max bounds to default. > > > > Cheers, > > Philippe > ---------------------------------------------------- > > This works for me too, on Mac OS X.4.8, also when the max window is offscreen (which might happen when you disconnect a monitor from a multiscreen setup). Strange that it doesn't work for you, wesley. > -- > SmadSteck - http://www.smadsteck.nl > Interactive audiovisual sampling soft- and hardware > >
    • Dec 30 2006 | 3:06 am
      Quote: wesley.hoke@gmail.com wrote on Sat, 30 December 2006 02:32 ---------------------------------------------------- > See my last post. > > wes
      Ah, width 0.. that's nasty. Which 1337 h4x0r1ng skills did you use to make that happen? ;)
      > > On 12/29/06, Mattijs Kneppers wrote: > > > > Quote: Philippe Gruchet wrote on Fri, 29 December 2006 18:53 > > ---------------------------------------------------- > > > While pressing the Option key (aka Alt), select the "Max" menu command in the Window menu. > > > Set back the Max bounds to default. > > > > > > Cheers, > > > Philippe > > ---------------------------------------------------- > > > > This works for me too, on Mac OS X.4.8, also when the max window is offscreen (which might happen when you disconnect a monitor from a multiscreen setup). Strange that it doesn't work for you, wesley. > > -- > > SmadSteck - http://www.smadsteck.nl > > Interactive audiovisual sampling soft- and hardware > > > > > ----------------------------------------------------
    • Dec 30 2006 | 3:15 am
      maxoptions.txt in prefs
      -A
    • Dec 30 2006 | 3:43 am
      For some reason using a DVI->Composite adapter made my screen go black and fragged all windows. This is how the Max window got 0 width. I don't know why this happens but it does.
      wes
      On 12/29/06, Mattijs Kneppers wrote: > > Quote: wesley.hoke@gmail.com wrote on Sat, 30 December 2006 02:32 > ---------------------------------------------------- > > See my last post. > > > > wes > > Ah, width 0.. that's nasty. Which 1337 h4x0r1ng skills did you use to make that happen? ;) > > > > > On 12/29/06, Mattijs Kneppers wrote: > > > > > > Quote: Philippe Gruchet wrote on Fri, 29 December 2006 18:53 > > > ---------------------------------------------------- > > > > While pressing the Option key (aka Alt), select the "Max" menu command in the Window menu. > > > > Set back the Max bounds to default. > > > > > > > > Cheers, > > > > Philippe > > > ---------------------------------------------------- > > > > > > This works for me too, on Mac OS X.4.8, also when the max window is offscreen (which might happen when you disconnect a monitor from a multiscreen setup). Strange that it doesn't work for you, wesley. > > > -- > > > SmadSteck - http://www.smadsteck.nl > > > Interactive audiovisual sampling soft- and hardware > > > > > > > > > ---------------------------------------------------- > > > -- > SmadSteck - http://www.smadsteck.nl > Interactive audiovisual sampling soft- and hardware > >
    • Dec 30 2006 | 7:42 am
      Did you try moving you computer 40 cm to the right or left to see if that makes the window show up again?
      ;-)
      Trond
      Wesley Smith wrote: > Not exactly. My Max window is not minimized or in the back, it's in > the boondocks (i.e. way offscreen) and I need to get it back. > > wes