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Bottom of Dialog Box Cutoff / Inaccessible

matthew_stacymatthew_stacy Member Posts: 25 PRO
The dialog box to Insert-DXF-Into-Sketch does not fit on my display.  As a result I can not access the unit select box at the bottom.  Nor can I scroll down, unpin/relocate, resize, or any other trick that I can think of.  Surely one of you clever folks has a solution to this.  What am I missing?  

It is quite maddening to import a sketch element at 1/25.4 scale TWICE before learning that there is an invisible-to-me unit selection box in the import dxf dialog.  I have noticed similar behavior with other tools.

Please don't tell me to "buy a larger monitor".  That utterly neutralizes one of the key advantages of cloud-native software like Onshape (offloading hardware to the vendor-side).


  • lougallolougallo Member, Moderator, Onshape Employees, Developers Posts: 1,798
    @matthew_stacy Your browser is too small.  If you run a system that has a height under 1024px you are not going to be able to use the web client of Onshape unless you zoom out the browser.  This looks like it is probably on a screen where the space is under 700px.
    Lou Gallo / PD/UX - Support - Community / Onshape, Inc.
  • matthew_stacymatthew_stacy Member Posts: 25 PRO
    You are correct @lougallo

    This is a low resolution monitor, maxed out at a height of 768px (<1024).  Zooming out the browser (<crtrl><->, repeated as many times as necessary in Firefox) showed the complete dialog box. 

    That is a workable solution. But it still seems crazy that there is no way to scroll down within a dialog box.

  • john_mcclaryjohn_mcclary Member, Developers Posts: 2,799 PRO
    Dang Matthew, what? are you running Onshape on a smart watch or something  :p:wink:
  • MBartlett21MBartlett21 Member Posts: 1,833 EDU
    edited May 21
    Is there any chance that a scrollbar could be added so that we don't have to zoom out, like how the mobile app's feature dialog works?
    MB - I make FeatureScripts: View FeatureScripts
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