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Windows 7: Show The Desktop?


17 Nov 2009   #1
yaco78

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
Show The Desktop?

Hi all,

I downloaded RocketDock and I'm having some issues with it while using "Show the Desktop." Whenever I click it, the Dock disappears because the OS considers it like every other program and minimizes it since its blocking the desktop. Is there any way to get it so that clicking "Show the Desktop" won't minimize RocketDock, much in the same way that sidebar is still kept on the screen? Currently, the only way I can use the dock is by minimizing any windows blocking it so that I don't need to click "Show the Desktop" which makes it disppear.

Thanks


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17 Nov 2009   #2
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

Not used Rocket dock for a while but I always used it in Always on Top Mode and Autohide.

This way moving the mouse to the top of the screen made the dock available - Mine was placed at the top of the screen
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17 Nov 2009   #3
yaco78

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Thanks but that really don't do what I want. Making it always on top solved the problem of it disappearing when I hit Show The Desktop but I don't want it covering my windows when I'm using programs or folders
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17 Nov 2009   #4
Barman58

Windows 8.1 Pro x64 x3 + Windows 10 Preview, Ubuntu
 
 

You should have an option for AutoHide

This will hide the dock until you hover the mouse cursor in the area when it will appear.

You can use the options to set the sensitivity and the actual final position of the dock

Until the developers of RocketDock update the software to be aware of the new functions of Windows 7 like aero peek I;m afraid that this sort of compromise is inevitable
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19 Jul 2012   #5
BDogg464

windows 7 64bit home premium
 
 

use regular not auto hide or always on top regular with show it on desktop, but not over other windows, will also bring it infront of other windows when u put mouse over. will stay behind maximized windows.
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