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Windows 7: Customizing layout when hovering/L-clicking Win explorer in taskbar

22 Feb 2016   #1
joeyvllttf

Win 7 Pro 64
 
 
Customizing layout when hovering/L-clicking Win explorer in taskbar

When I have just a few windows open, they layout like this.

When I have a whole bunch, it looks like this.

I like the second one better. Is there a way to change it so it always looks that way?

OR even better, customizing the limit at which it changes to the second one?


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22 Feb 2016   #2
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

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Are you talking about the square boxes around the taskbar button?

If so do you want them all the same? If not explain better what you want.

Jerry
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22 Feb 2016   #3
joeyvllttf

Win 7 Pro 64
 
 

I thought the pictures made it clear but I'll do my best to explain further. In the first pic you see just above the taskbar those 10 'boxes' where you can preview the window. In the second pic you see only folder icons and their respective names all stacked vertically w no preview. Vertically stacked w no preview is what I desire or to customize at what limit it changes from the first layout to the second.
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22 Feb 2016   #4
Bongo

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Win 7 Pro x64 / Win 10 Pro
 
 

OK I got it.

Look at this tutorial
Taskbar List or Thumbnail Previews Mode - Change

and
Jump Lists

Look at the Related Tutorials at the bottom.

Jerry
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