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Fixing a "Bunched-Up" Deskbar

Similar to the "Start bar" in Windows, BeOS and Haiku have what's called a "Deskbar," which in TuneTracker System computers is normally stretched across the bottom of the screen, with the "start button" located at the far left end. We have chosen to display the deskbar that way, but it's not considered the official way to display the deskbar. By default, it's a little square in the corner of the screen, which we think is confusing to use compared to the stretched out version. It's possible, even accidentally, to collapse the deskbar into a corner, if you happen to drag your mouse near it in a particular way. And maybe you'll even prefer it that way. But if you're like most people, you'll be itching to get it back to what you're used to. Here's how it's done:

1. Look for the little system clock in the deskbar. Right next to it, you'll see a little vertical "friction bar." It looks like a small gray vertical bar with pale dots on it.

2. Grab the bar with your mouse, and drag it to the bottom-center of your screen. That will re-position it to the more-familiar position and appearance.

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