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I use a laptop to do my daily work. When at the office, 80% of the time I am plugged into an external monitor. The other 20% I am going mobile -- in meetings, at home, etc. Whenever I go from being plugged in to 'mobile', Photoshop will forget its toolbar positions and settings.

Is there a way to fix this? How?

Note that the laptop's screen has 1920x1080 resolution, whereas the external monitor's screen has 1900x1200.

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It doesn't forget them so much as they cease to be relevant when given another display's geometry. Have you tried defining two different workspaces and simply switching between them?

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I will try your suggestion and post my results back. – Joshua Nov 19 '09 at 18:47
This sort of answers my question. Photoshop still 'forgets', but by switching to the Default Workspace and then switching back to my defined one I am able to set menus and palettes back the way I want them. – Joshua Nov 19 '09 at 18:56
Don't rely on any default and you'll probably be much happier. – Hasaan Chop Nov 19 '09 at 20:35
I did save a custom one. By switching back to default I mean switching from my saved workspace to the default and back to the saved. It's essentially just a couple of clicks compared to having to resize / reposition everything each time. Either way good answer :) – Joshua Nov 24 '09 at 15:45
By the way I would vote your answer up, except I only have 13 reputation points right now -- I need at least 15 :( – Joshua Nov 24 '09 at 15:48

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