Dialog Box too big for my screen

Community Beginner ,
Feb 25, 2019 Feb 25, 2019

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This question has been asked and answered before, but I'm still not able to see the bottom of some dialog boxes.  Below is a screen shot of my attempt to save a document as PDF/A.  I can't get to the "Continue" button.  If I drag the Preflight dialog box, I can see the Continue button, but it dips below the bottom of the screen whenever I let go of the dialog box.  I followed a prior thread's advice to click on that thread's link to "Resolution in dialog box is too large in Acrobat XI" steps.  It did not work.  I then tried the repair installation option then rebooted.  It still did not work.  Any other suggestions?  Thank you.Screenshot (4).png

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LEGEND , Feb 25, 2019 Feb 25, 2019

This is a resizable dialog. Shrink it from the top, then drag it upwards.

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Feb 25, 2019 Feb 25, 2019

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This is a resizable dialog. Shrink it from the top, then drag it upwards.

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Adobe Employee ,
Feb 26, 2019 Feb 26, 2019

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++to the correct answer given above.

Once resized and shrink, next time when you will open it dialog box would retain the previous size automatically.

-Akanchha

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Feb 26, 2019 Feb 26, 2019

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Maybe I'm missing something.  How do I shrink the dialog box from the top?  Thank you.

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LEGEND ,
Feb 26, 2019 Feb 26, 2019

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Like any resizable window... Hover over the top edge of the window, above the title bar, until the up/down arrow appears, then click and drag to resize.

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 26, 2019 Feb 26, 2019

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I got it.  Thank you!

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 26, 2019 Feb 26, 2019

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Woops!  I was able to re-size the first dialog box, but for some reason, the next dialog box refuses to be vertically resized.  I can resize it horizontally but the "continue" button remains hidden.  Is this a fluke?Screenshot (5).png

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LEGEND ,
Feb 27, 2019 Feb 27, 2019

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It certainly looks as if your screen is too small. What is your screen resolution and scaling?

Here are some ideas though

- What about moving the box up to the top of the window?

- And making the taskbar auto hide?

More advanced: use Tab, Tab, Tab, Enter. But you'll probably get stuck on the next screen.

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Community Beginner ,
Feb 28, 2019 Feb 28, 2019

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Thank you.  I made the task bar auto hid.  That did the trick.

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LEGEND ,
Mar 01, 2019 Mar 01, 2019

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Oops, one of my "desperate last efforts" was wrong. Instead of Tab, Tab, Tab, Enter you would need to click on a radio button, then Tab, Tab, Tab, Spacebar.

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New Here ,
May 14, 2020 May 14, 2020

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This is a scaling by your Windows.

I have a XPS 2in1 with 1920 x 1200 and all Import, Export and Cam Raw Windows have been way to large.

Windows -> Display -> Scaling was at 150%!

I set it to 100% and all is working fine.

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New Here ,
Jan 05, 2022 Jan 05, 2022

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Changed the "Scale for screen resoultion (restart required) to  "System" from "Auto-Detect" and restarted PDF viewer 

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Jan 05, 2022 Jan 05, 2022

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The attribute can be found under Edit > Preference > General of PDF viewer 

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Aug 30, 2022 Aug 30, 2022

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Try double-clicking the top of the dialogue box, it should minimize it. If it's taking up almost the whole of the screen, it's on Maximize mode.

 

Alternatively, right-clicking on the part that says "open", should open a dialogue box that should let you minimize. 

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