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In MassLynx, the Inlet Method Editor window does not open but icon seen in taskbar - WKB8831

Article number: 8831


  • After clicking on the Inlet Method Editor icon, no Inlet Method Editor window appears
  • In the task bar, there is a small thumbnail of the Inlet Method Editor window
  • Restarting the software and the computer does not resolve the issue
  • Changing MassLynx projects does not solve the problem


  • MassLynx 4.1
  • Windows 7 Professional, 64 bit


The Inlet Method Editor window is off-screen.


  1. Hover the mouse on the Windows task bar and select for the minimized MassLynx windows.
  2. Move the mouse over the thumbnail image of the Inlet Method Editor window.
  3. Right-click to bring up the Windows pop-up menu (it will show Restore, Move, Size, Minimize, Maximize, and Close as options).
  4. Pick the Move option.
  5. Hit an arrow key on the keyboard (this will lock the mouse to that window so you can drag it around).
  6. Use the mouse to move the window so you can see it.
  7. Adjust to the desired location and left-click to drop the window into place.



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