Bug - Multiple monitor support

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14 Jun, 2024 02:40 PM

In short, popup windows/dialog boxes sometimes

  • follow MoneyDance
  • always pop up on the primary display
  • remember their last location.

When MD is being used on a second display, new dialog boxes sometimes still pop up on the primary display. Only the dialog boxes mentioned below came up on the primary display. All others came up on the screen where MD was

  • Tools : Accounts **
  • Tools : Categories **
  • Tools : Currencies *
  • Tools : Securities *
  • Tools : Budget Manager *
  • Tools : Translate Currencies *
  • Tools : Loan Calculator *
  • Tools : Foresight Forecast *
  • Tools : Forecast Review *
  • Extensions : Manage Extensions
  • Extensions : Balance Predictor
  • Extensions : Quote Loader (after moving the quote loader window to the secondary screen, followup dialog boxes still popped up on the primary display)
  • Extensions : Toolbox
  • Extensions : Toolbox : Move investment transactions
  • Extensions : Toolbox : Total selected transactions
  • Extensions : Toolbox : Zap .....
  • Window : welcome to MD
  • Window : Show dev console

The items with a single asterisk. MD remembers the location and future occurrences come up in the last location. This includes even if MoneyDance is relocated back to the primary monitor.
The items with a double asterisk, consistently pop up on the primary display even if moved to the secondary.

My suggestion would be to remember last locations but always pop up them up on active screen (relative location)

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Maddy on 14 Jun, 2024 02:45 PM

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    Thank you for contacting Moneydance support.

    Please can you confirm which version and build of Moneydance are you using?
    To check, open Moneydance and select Moneydance --> About Moneydance

    Can you let us know which operating system you're running on your computer/s?

    Thank you

    Maddy, Infinite Kind Support

  2. 2 Posted by netr@cer on 25 Jun, 2024 04:46 PM

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    macOS Sonoma 14.5 - Apple M1 Silicon
    MD 2024.1 (5115)

  3. 3 Posted by dwg on 25 Jun, 2024 10:28 PM

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    I would suggest validating if this is still a problem on the latest preview version - Build 5139.

  4. Support Staff 4 Posted by Maddy on 26 Jun, 2024 08:49 AM

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    A new update was released on Jun 21st, that should hopefully fix the issue for you:

    Moneydance 2024.2 (5139) is available to download from this page.

    For a full list of improvements in the preview version, please refer to this page.

    We recommend overwriting or manually removing the older version.

    Maddy, Infinite Kind Support

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