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    Had an ooops with the on-screen keyboard

    Ok, first things first (like first things would come anywhere else ), i'm using Windows XP pro. I use the on-screen keyboard a lot for typing when in bed, and i've just messed it up, i accidentally maximised the thing so now it takes up about a screen and a half of my dual monitor set up. the only option i can find is minimize, but then it'll only let me maximize it from there again. It wont let me just resize the window by grabbing top,bottom or sides etc...
    It stays maximized when i re-open the program too.

    Help! anyone know how to solve it? I use it all the time

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    try going into task manager, then in the windows tab select cascade.

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    Tried it, still can't get the thing solved. Any more suggestions people? Keep them coming please, i really miss being lazy and staying in bed to type.

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    Use the following key sequence:
    Alt+tab to make the keyboard the active window
    Alt+spacebar
    select Move (down arrow then enter, or shift+M if the menu's not on screen)
    use arrow keypad to re-position
    Last edited by 0iD; 14-06-2005 at 11:36 AM.
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    Still no joy, i've never really had a problem with being able to move it but when i hover over of the window as you would do to re-size the window, the cursor doesn't change and wont let me re-size it.

    Thanks for the suggestions so far though guys.

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    Prolly a registry hack out there for it.
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