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open or save to folders locked into full screen

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    open or save to folders locked into full screen


    I don't know if this is a Windows issue or just an issue with my software but I was using Corel Paint shop pro x6 and I'm not sure what I did but after opening files or using the save to option several times, all of a sudden the window started opening full screen and there doesn't seem to be any way to minimize it.
    I tried to see if I could at least drag it some place but it won't move. I tried going to every side and corner to see if I could resize it that way but nothing happens. This is the only program that opens my folders in full screen so perhaps it has nothing to do with Windows but I'm desperate for some help on how I can get my folders to open in a small screen where you can move them over or out of the way of something you might be looking at.

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    Hello Sheryl,

    Is this window a modern app screen by chance?

    Does it have the usual "restore down" button (middle one) at the top right corner?

    As a test, press the F11 key to see if can toggle on/off full screen like it does in explorer and IE.

    If that doesn't help, then please post a screenshot showing this to see if anything may stand out.

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    Thanks for trying to help me. I also posted this question in a support forum for my product and they gave me a solution for my problem. I just had to right click on the top bar and say restore.
    I had tried your method first hitting the F11 key but it didn't do anything. In any event, it seems I'm fixed.
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    That's great news. It sounds like it was just program specific.
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    I believe it was since none of my other folders opened like that when I was just accessing them from the folders menu.
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open or save to folders locked into full screen
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