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Gather Windows button doesn't work

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Nov 16, 2012 6:10 AM

Hi,

 

Button "Gather Windows" in "Display Preferences" should (based on help page) transfer all windows from all connected monitors to one I pressed this button on.

 

However in fact only "Display Preferences" windows from all other monitors are transferred.

MacBook Pro with Retina display, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • Wayne Contello Level 6 Level 6 (12,625 points)
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    Nov 16, 2012 6:14 AM (in response to aik099)

    Gather Windows button only applies to System Preferences Display windows that appear on each monitor... NOT all Finder and other windows

  • Wayne Contello Level 6 Level 6 (12,625 points)
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    Nov 16, 2012 6:25 AM (in response to aik099)

    I am not aware that the Finder retains window position for monitors that do not exist.  You could probably write some script but even that would be a little tricky becuase you cannot promise that any particular Finder window or other application will be running when you run the script to move windows.

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