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InDesign opens on wrong monitor
« on: March 05, 2019, 11:19:41 AM »
Lately, InDesign keeps launching on my second monitor, behind all my tools. I manually move it back over to my main screen and it'll stay for a few times, but then I come back the next day and it opens up on the second screen again. It's a minor inconvenience (read: 1st world problem), but WTF Adobe? Why can't it just open the same way every time?
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Re: InDesign opens on wrong monitor
« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2019, 11:44:29 AM »
Mine always opens on the correct monitor.

Of course, I only have 1 monitor...
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Re: InDesign opens on wrong monitor
« Reply #2 on: March 05, 2019, 12:45:12 PM »
Quote from: DCurry link=msg=305708 date=1551804269

Mine always opens on the correct monitor.

Of course, I only have 1 monitor...


Same for me! ;D
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Re: InDesign opens on wrong monitor
« Reply #3 on: March 05, 2019, 12:47:41 PM »
Quote from: DigiCorn link=msg=305706 date=1551802781

Lately, InDesign keeps launching on my second monitor, behind all my tools. I manually move it back over to my main screen and it'll stay for a few times, but then I come back the next day and it opens up on the second screen again. It's a minor inconvenience (read: 1st world problem), but WTF Adobe? Why can't it just open the same way every time?


This is from OS X Mavericks but it may still apply:

How to allocate apps to always open on a specific display
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Re: InDesign opens on wrong monitor
« Reply #4 on: March 05, 2019, 01:10:31 PM »
Quote from: Joe link=msg=305711 date=1551808061

Quote from: DigiCorn link=msg=305706 date=1551802781

Lately, InDesign keeps launching on my second monitor, behind all my tools. I manually move it back over to my main screen and it'll stay for a few times, but then I come back the next day and it opens up on the second screen again. It's a minor inconvenience (read: 1st world problem), but WTF Adobe? Why can't it just open the same way every time?


This is from OS X Mavericks but it may still apply:

How to allocate apps to always open on a specific display
Actually, just right clicking on the app in the dock allows you assign a display. We'll see tomorrow ifI have the same issue.
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Re: InDesign opens on wrong monitor
« Reply #5 on: March 05, 2019, 01:11:57 PM »
Just tested it. Shut down ID, and relaunched. It immediately went to the wrong display, despite being assigned otherwise.
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Re: InDesign opens on wrong monitor
« Reply #6 on: March 05, 2019, 01:17:16 PM »
Must be an Adobe "feature".

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Re: InDesign opens on wrong monitor
« Reply #7 on: March 05, 2019, 01:26:51 PM »
Sounds like your preferences are hosed.

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Re: InDesign opens on wrong monitor
« Reply #8 on: April 05, 2019, 10:18:37 AM »
How about you check your System Preferences > Displays - the monitors are numbered, could be you assigned your second monitor as 1
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