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I asked a question on SO about a UI issue I am experiencing in Eclipse: Eclipse Juno Editors side by side gives white bar

It was closed as "off topic" but I do not think it is off topic. The SO FAQ (http://stackoverflow.com/faq) covers questions asked about programming tools, which is what I am doing.

We feel the best Stack Overflow questions have a bit of source code in them, but if your question generally covers... software tools commonly used by programmers ... then you’re in the right place to ask your question!

Further, I found the answer and would like to put it as an answer so that anyone else who experiences the same issue will know what to do. I added more detail to try and make it more useful.

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closed as off-topic by gnat, nicael, Shadow Wizard, Martijn Pieters, CRABOLO Oct 9 '14 at 23:48

This question appears to be off-topic. The users who voted to close gave this specific reason:

  • "This question pertains only to a specific site in the Stack Exchange Network. Questions on Meta Stack Exchange should pertain to our network or software that drives it as a whole, within the guidelines defined in the help center. You should ask this question on the meta site where your concern originated." – gnat, nicael, Shadow Wizard, Martijn Pieters, CRABOLO
If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

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It has now been reopened. – ChrisF Feb 7 '13 at 22:52
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Now delete this post before a bunch of other meta users go in and re-close it! – Adam Rackis Feb 7 '13 at 22:53
    
Thanks for that. @Adam Rackis - should I really delete this question? My sarcasm meter may be broken atm... :) – Robert Mark Bram Feb 7 '13 at 23:06
    
@Robert - nah. I was only half serious. I think your question should be safe. – Adam Rackis Feb 7 '13 at 23:07
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Wouldn't the more appropriate place for this be the eclipse bug tracker? Looks to me like it's at best going to solicit "me too" answers. If someone has a patch eclipse.org is the place to disseminate it. – Flexo Feb 7 '13 at 23:32
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From your answer, the question is "too localized" – casperOne Feb 7 '13 at 23:43