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How to display the window size as the size is changed by Resizer?

Dai Nish 3 years ago • updated by Ionuț Botizan 2 years ago 6
I cannot display the window size as I change the size using Resizer.

Please let me know how to.

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Sorry for the late reply, but I was away for Christmas.

Anyway, in order to display the windows dimensions while resizing, you need to click on the extension's icon and then on "Settings". On the "Settings" page, you need to make sure the "Hide the tooltip displayed when resizing the window" checkbox is unchecked and you have set a reasonable tooltip display time in the textbox below.
Please see this screenshot for a reference: http://screencast.com/t/wvnMQpv1
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Sorry for the late reply, but I was away for Christmas.

Anyway, in order to display the windows dimensions while resizing, you need to click on the extension's icon and then on "Settings". On the "Settings" page, you need to make sure the "Hide the tooltip displayed when resizing the window" checkbox is unchecked and you have set a reasonable tooltip display time in the textbox below.
Please see this screenshot for a reference: http://screencast.com/t/wvnMQpv1
Thank you for the reply. 

I went into the Settings menu and confirmed that the option you mentioned had already been unchecked.. So I reinstalled the extension but ended up with no indication of the window size still.

I'm quite sure that the grey pop-up indicating a window size used to display on the right bottom corner of my Chrome browser window when resizing the browser window, but now it will not show even though I'm resizing the browser window manually.

I've viewed the screenshot too but don't have a clue about what else I can try.
If there is other possible troubleshooting, please let me know.  
I've just noticed that the window size popup is showing in the tabs I've newly opened after the reinstall, meaning that the reinstall has fixed the issue.
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Yes, I forgot to mention that it won't work on pages you opened before installing the extension or on pages you opened before changing that setting, without refreshing them. The code needed to display that popup is loaded when the page loads so, if the tooltip is disabled, it won't load at all, even if you enable it, unless you refresh the page afterwards.

Also, it won't work on certain special pages, like Chrome's "New tab" page (or any other internal pages, like the "Downloads" page, "Settings" page, etc. It also won't work on any of the Chrome webstore pages, so it won't show if you try to resize the page while you're still on the extension's install page. This is a Chrome security feature and is true for all extensions; no extension is allowed to alter those pages.

Hello!
Thanks for this extension!


I'm trying the new beta version and I'm having to enable the tooltip often. Is this the new behavior? Can it appear every time like it used to?


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Hello Gil,


Long story short: You can enable it from the settings > popup menu.

If you recall, the old version asked for access to all the websites you visit when installed, while the new one didn't. This tooltip is the reason why those scary permissions are needed and that's why it's off by default.

When you try to enable it, you'll get a brief explanation and then asked for the same permissions the old extension needed.


Regards,

Ionuț