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Windows 7: Weird menu orientation

10 May 2010   #1
animenerdball

Windows 7
 
 
Weird menu orientation

Not sure how, but a few days ago, I noticed that all my drop-down menus (like the Context Menu or ones like File, Edit, etc.) suddenly decided that they were going to be oriented to the right.

To use Photoshop as an example:


I want the menu to line up on the other side. All of them seem to be like this. Submenus also appear on the opposite side of where they should when they shouldn't. I can't seem to figure out why it started doing this, or how to fix it. I also seem to be not searching the right things on Google, because nothing's relavent to what my problem is (heck, I'm not even entirely sure what to call my problem). Does anyone know how to fix this or what could have caused the sudden change?

(If this belongs elsewhere, feel free to move it.)


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10 May 2010   #2
zigzag3143

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by animenerdball View Post
Not sure how, but a few days ago, I noticed that all my drop-down menus (like the Context Menu or ones like File, Edit, etc.) suddenly decided that they were going to be oriented to the right.

To use Photoshop as an example:


I want the menu to line up on the other side. All of them seem to be like this. Submenus also appear on the opposite side of where they should when they shouldn't. I can't seem to figure out why it started doing this, or how to fix it. I also seem to be not searching the right things on Google, because nothing's relavent to what my problem is (heck, I'm not even entirely sure what to call my problem). Does anyone know how to fix this or what could have caused the sudden change?

(If this belongs elsewhere, feel free to move it.)

There was just a thread here about this exact thing. If you search for context menu you should be able to find it. I forget where it was

ken
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10 May 2010   #3
gladson1976

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 (XP, 98SE, 95, 3.11, DOS 7.10 on VM) + Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Lucid Lynx
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by animenerdball View Post
Not sure how, but a few days ago, I noticed that all my drop-down menus (like the Context Menu or ones like File, Edit, etc.) suddenly decided that they were going to be oriented to the right.

To use Photoshop as an example:


I want the menu to line up on the other side. All of them seem to be like this. Submenus also appear on the opposite side of where they should when they shouldn't. I can't seem to figure out why it started doing this, or how to fix it. I also seem to be not searching the right things on Google, because nothing's relavent to what my problem is (heck, I'm not even entirely sure what to call my problem). Does anyone know how to fix this or what could have caused the sudden change?

(If this belongs elsewhere, feel free to move it.)
Take a look at this tutorial
Menus Open to the Left or Right Side
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10 May 2010   #4
TimStitt

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Wow! Does this happen on the File menu as well? i.e. it's not just the right hand side menu's is it?

BTW - no idea what to call this either. I'll have a browse though and see if I can dig up anything.
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10 May 2010   #5
TimStitt

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Ah.. just saw the posts from gladson1976 and zigzag3143 (who has been out-posting me all day *grin*),

Well I just learnt something.... I love it when that happens.
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10 May 2010   #6
animenerdball

Windows 7
 
 

Oh! So that's how you do it. Thanks a bunch!
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