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Fiddler resets UI layout customization each start

The attached screenshots show a customized UI layout and a broken one that is Fiddler shows me on each start of the program.

The program window doesn't remember its on-screen position as well: it's always shown in the left half of my only display.

Telerik Fiddler Web Debugger (v4.6.2.32002)
64-bit AMD64, VM: 59,0mb, WS: 92,0mb
.NET 4.6.1 WinNT 6.1.7601 SP1

  • Os wOxxOm
  • Aug 10 2016
  • Under review
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  • Os wOxxOm commented
    21 Sep, 2016 10:05am

    A temporary workaround is using nircmd to launch Fiddler:

    nircmd exec hide C:\app\web\Fiddler\Fiddler.exe

  • Os wOxxOm commented
    21 Sep, 2016 09:59am

    The bug also happens with /quiet command line parameter.

  • Os wOxxOm commented
    21 Sep, 2016 09:55am

    Ah, I see. My startup shortcut sets the window state to Minimized, the thing that worked successfully since the early 90s, but it completely screws Fiddler.


    P.S. I also have "hide when minimzed" in Fiddler'soptions.

  • Os wOxxOm commented
    21 Sep, 2016 09:51am

    And no, Default view doesn't preserve the layout customizations and window position.

  • Os wOxxOm commented
    21 Sep, 2016 09:47am

    One 30" display set at 2560x1600 at a standard dpi of 96. No window managers or theming systems. Just a normal custom Windows theme that I use for 5 years or so. Fiddler is the only app that exhibits this bug.

  • Eric Lawrence commented
    15 Aug, 2016 09:16pm

    This isn't a problem in the general case; it appears you're using some third-party window manager or theming system?

    How many displays do you have? If Fiddler is set to View > Default Layout and restarted, are positions preserved?