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Windows 7: Is there a way to have windows open sam size as when closed?

17 Jul 2015   #11
Nisko

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Guess I wasn't clear. I have certain programs that I run when I boot. Some of them open in a window. However, they open in a different size window when I boot than they were when I last resized them and minimized them. For instance, one window opens almost at Max when I boot. I would like it to open as a much smaller window. In any case, once I boot and open this large window, I resize it to a much smaller window - then minimize it after I check its' contents. When I next reboot, the window takes up almost my whole screen again. I'd like it to open in the position and size it was when it last opened at a boot and I resized it to a smaller window (and positioned it where I wanted it). Thanks..........


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17 Jul 2015   #12
Nisko

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Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
A way to avoid the problem of AeroSnap resizing windows when positioning them is to use a program called Divvy. When called on, Divvy puts grid on each monitor; you can predetermine the number of rows and columns on the grid. You then drag an outline on the grid and, when you release the mouse button, the active window will automatically move and resize the window to the position and size indicated by the grid. I mostly use keyboard commands for AeroSnap when full or half screen is good enough for me and Divvy when I need finer tuning of window size and position. Divvy has a free trial version that is full featured but can be used for free indefinitely.
Thank you - I'll try it out!!
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