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Windows 7: Aero Shake - Clear Desktop by Shaking a Window

28 Jan 2009   #20
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

LOL, ok. Thank you posting back your results so far.


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16 Feb 2009   #21
jeyessh

Windows Vista And installing Windows Se7en now!
 
 

Actually i found that accidentally
Was confused the first time that this some kind of mistake
Then used the shortcut to minimize all windows except that window u are using(Win+Home) to check whether all windows come back.
Shorcuts Courtesy ur tutorial
But, didn't know a tutorial existed to show it
Regards,
Ashok
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15 Mar 2009   #22
skyfly

Windows 7 Ultimate build7232 x64
 
 

Never heard about that till now, where do you find these!!
Thanks again
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15 Mar 2009   #23
brummyfan

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Nice one Shawn, thank you.
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15 Mar 2009   #24
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

You're welcome Skyfly and Brummy.
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15 Mar 2009   #25
LePoilu

Vista H.P. SP1 x32 Seven RC x64
 
 

Funny feature.

But I have to tell that it doesn't work with "sub-windows".
If you have a software with multiple windows it only work on the main windows.
I tried today with this type of windows, and it doesn't worked, I searched why until I understand that I must shake the main windows of the software.
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15 Mar 2009   #26
Brink

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Hello LePoilu,

When shaking the sub-window (ex: Open with) from the main program window, it should clear the desktop of all open windows except for the windows that belong to that main program window. Is this what you are seeing?
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16 Mar 2009   #27
LePoilu

Vista H.P. SP1 x32 Seven RC x64
 
 

Hi

You right, I expected that the desktop will be cleared as if I shake the main windows. As you can't reduce the main windows and keep the sub-windows in front, shaking sub-windows should have the same result that shaking the main windows.

It can be usefull (I guess) because when you have (one or more) subwindows open you may need a clear view of your desktop, and your first step will be shaking the first windows you have in front of you.
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16 Mar 2009   #28
lapin

windows 7 7057
 
 

This is awesome feature. It'll be very helpful for me! Didn't know about this. Thanks!

But like LePoilu said it doesn't work perfectly with 'sub-windows'. Ex. when I press now ctrl+o (I'm in maximised Opera browser) and shake the 'Open' window, Opera should dissapear to let me view my desktop.
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17 Mar 2009   #29
sid

Windows 7 32bit
 
 

haha, this looks like an "Apple" feature
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