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 ADE window opens on opposite display 

Last post Sun, May 25 2014 12:20 AM by Andrew Beckett. 3 replies.
Started by itos 05 May 2014 03:33 PM. Topic has 3 replies and 1547 views
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  • Mon, May 5 2014 3:33 PM

    • itos
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    ADE window opens on opposite display Reply

    Hi,

    I use Cygwin's X Server to access Cadence ADE L running on a linux machine.

    On my client there are 2 displays: 1 secondary (auxiliary) one to the left and a primary, main monitor on the right.

    Whenever ADE opens a new window, the new window appears always on the secondary monitor, in particular the top left of it.
    Probably because it's coordinate (0,0). This is very annoying and hampers efficient working: Each and every action has to be followed by dragging the new window to the main monitor again.

    Does anyone experience similar problems?

    Any ideas how to fix this?

    Thanks!

     

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  • Tue, May 6 2014 2:16 AM

    Re: ADE window opens on opposite display Reply

    You could probably use these two .cdsenv settings to control the position of the ADE L window:

    asimenv.window  x               int     1   
    asimenv.window  y               int     317

    Or from SKILL, these would be:

    envSetVal("asimenv.window" "x" 'int 1)

    So change the x and y coordinates to whatever works for you.

    Regards,

    Andrew.

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  • Tue, May 6 2014 6:12 PM

    • itos
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    Re: ADE window opens on opposite display Reply

     Hi Andrew,

     

    Thank you, that sounds really promising. Unfortunately it has no effect for me.

    I quit Virtuoso, added exactly these lines (in front of everything else) to the .cdsenv file in my home directory (separated with tabs):

    asimenv.window  x       int     1024
    asimenv.window  y       int     768

    But once I start virtuoso again, the windows popup exactly at thesame spots: Secondary monitor, top-left (0,0).

    Is there anything special to consider? tabs vs. spaces? Location of the file? Location within the file? Etc.

    Thanks again!

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  • Sun, May 25 2014 12:20 AM

    Re: ADE window opens on opposite display Reply

    You should check they are not being overridden (maybe from your .cdsinit somewhere). I tried and this worked - but you can check by doing:

    envGetVal("asimenv.window" "x")

    (and the same for y) to see what the values are in the CIW. You could also try setting:

    envSetVal("asimenv.window" "x" 'int 1024)

    in the CIW to see if that helps.

    Andrew.

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