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Windows 7: Adjust the default width of snapped windows?

14 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit
Adjust the default width of snapped windows?

I always have the Internet browser running on the left side of the screen. To be able to view standard width web pages, I have to widen the browser's window to more than half the width of my screen.

Now when I snap other windows to the right side to get a side-by-side view with the browser, the right-snapped window usually covers a portion of the browser (and the webpage I'm viewing). I have to then reduce the width of the right-snapped window manually.

I have to do that every time I snap a window to the right side of the screen. It's inconvenient. Is there a solution (i.e. registry hack maybe?) through which I can change the default width of snapped windows?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Oct 2010   #2

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

Hello Msafi,

The free program AquaSnap would be great for this.

Hope this helps,
My System SpecsSystem Spec
14 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional 64-bit

Thanks for the suggestion, Shawn, but I tried AquaSnap. It doesn't really do the job.

Specifically, I couldn't see where to set/adjust the width of the snapped window.

For now I put together an AutoHotKey script that moves windows to the right edge of the screen and resizes them. If anyone's interested in it, let me know and I'll clean it and put it up.

Thanks again,
My System SpecsSystem Spec


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