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QuickTime in Lion can't be moved and blocks everything else

585 Views 4 Replies Latest reply: Sep 20, 2011 10:24 AM by Tom in London RSS
Tom in London Level 4 Level 4 (1,570 points)
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Sep 20, 2011 3:53 AM

Maybe this is another "feature" I don't appreciate?

 

On running a QuickTime movie today I discovered

 

(a) I can't bring it to the front when other apps are running

(b) I can't reposition it on the screen

(c) I can't switch to other applications.

 

Just thought I'd let you know.

 

Please don't offer suggestions along the line of "you're doing something wrong".

 

I'm not.

  • QuickTimeKirk Level 8 Level 8 (47,350 points)

    QuickTime Player 10.1 View menu / Float on Top

  • Amano_Jyaku Calculating status...

    Did you install a 3rd party preference pane for Quicktime X on Snow Leopard?

    If you disabled the hidden option "Rounded Corners" it will produce effects like this on Lion.

    Either switch it back in the pref pane or (if you do not have it anymore), the following defaults command will do it:

     

    defaults write com.apple.QuickTimePlayerX MGCinematicWindowDebugForceNoRoundedCorners 0

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