| TechNote #173:
MathType appears in full-screen mode and will not re-size
The information in this document applies to:
When you open MathType, it fills the screen. You can't "restore" it or change
the size of the window:
Your computer is in Tablet Mode.
Turn off Tablet Mode.
- The easiest way to do that is to click the "Notifications"
icon in the lower right. It will look like one of these two,
depending on whether there are notifications you haven't read
- When you click the Notifications icon, you'll see the Tablet
Mode on/off switch:
- You'll likely want to change your system settings so your
computer doesn't boot up in Tablet Mode next time you boot. To
do that, press & release the Windows Logo key, to the left of
Type the words tablet mode. The "Best match"
should be "Tablet mode settings". Click it.
- You'll see something like this:
- Yours may look slightly different, but
they'll all have an option to start up in "desktop mode" or "go
to desktop", or something similar. Whatever the exact wording on
yours, choose the "desktop" option.
That's all there is to it. Your computer should now be out of tablet mode,
and the windows should behave normally.
We hope this has been helpful. As always, please
let us know if you
have questions about this, or if you have additional techniques that work. We'd love to hear from you.