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Can't Move Lightroom Classic Between Displays

kitjv

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I am using LR Classic 9.2 on an iMac27 connected to an external NEC display. I recently noticed that I can no longer drag & drop LR from one display to another. Can you please help? Thank you kindly.
 
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If you do not see the 3 colored dot in the upper left corner, you are in full screen mode. you need to be out of full screen mode and in Window mode to drag and drop between displays Full screen mode take its own desktop and hide the other desktops on that display.
 

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I am NOT in full-screen mode. Other apps can be easily moved from one display to the other; but not Lightroom. This only seemed to occur recently. Also, I failed to mention, that occasionally Lightroom will snap from one display to the other on its own.
 
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I am not having this problem Make sure that the app on second display is not in full screen (you should see the bar with the three dots on both displays. In the Lightroom window, grab the window by the bar with the there colored dots. Drag the LR window to the second display. When you do the drag, the LR app wind should show in part in each display if it disappears, then your desktop where LR is being moved to is hidden by another desktop the is a full screen display.
 

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Cletus, you nailed it! Apparently the second display was indeed in full-screen mode. Problem solved...thanks to you.
 
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