I wanted to relate something that just happened to me.
I was trying something to help a recent poster. I was editing a Surface Style and was going to change the Surface Point Display.
When I hit the ellipsis button on the right [...] the program froze. I tried all the trick I knew with no result. I wouldn't have lost much just ending the program but I'm stubborn.
What finally occurred to me was to hit Alt - F4, the keyboard combo for Close. I got to thinking that another dialog had opened behind the first one and if I could close it I might get control back. and I did.
I've duplicated this a couple of times to make sure it wasn't a fluke. I also found that I only had the problem when the Style editor was on my second screen. If I moved it to the first screen there was no problem.
Thought this might help someone some day.
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Thanks Allen, good info.
Did you discover what the other dialog was? Was it there behind the surface style editor on the second screen?
Did you try the Alt+space M, arrow key, mouse trick to get it to 'snap' to the mouse?
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It wasn't exactly another dialog. It's more like a flyout palette. I don't know the exact term for it.
Alt+space M doesn't seem to work because it isn't an independent Dialog.
Thought one of these tricks might have sorted out the Quick profile bug - but no luck..perhaps they'll have fixed it in 2014..
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