Can anyone reproduce this problem Mark is talking about? Or the Tile
The platform seems normal enough. Since all of these weirdities seem to
be related to crt, I wonder if there's something there I'm not aware of.
But I don't have any good ideas right now...
Mark Sirota wrote:
> Nope, nothing all that odd -- Windows NT Workstation 4.0 SP3 (with some
> patches) on a Toshiba Tecra 720CDT laptop (Pentium 133, 48 meg memory).
> I'm not aware of anything funny that would cause the mouse or windows or
> anything to do anything unusual.
> I'm about to get a new machine for home (a desktop system -- Dell
> Dimension L500, Celeron 500 MHz, 256 meg memory, NT Workstation 4.0).
> It will be interesting to see if it behaves the same way as my laptop.
> I seem to be able to recreate the closed-pops-open thing reliably. I
> just start the program, open up any run, iconify it by hitting the
> "_" button in the upper right, then open another run. After I select
> the new run, the old one pops open, then the new run shows up on top of
> I also find that Geez! seems to think my screen is taller than it
> actually is, by just a hair. I always have a vertical scrollbar on the
> right, and when I "Tile" my runs, they run off the bottom slightly (I
> can scroll down to see the bottom, but then I lose the buttons and
> titlebar off the top).
> I hope it doesn't seem like I'm picking nits. I generally have only
> used PCs for Office-like applications, and my expectations are high
> because I come from the Unix workstation world where everything is
> designed better and works reliably (bugs are simply not tolerated in
> my world -- I can't believe Microsoft would actually release an
> operating system that crashes... That's why I use NT rather than 95
> or 98.)