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Windows 7: Make Windows 7 remember window positions and size!

18 Nov 2009   #181
skunksmash

SEVEN x64
 
 

ENOUGH!!

if you lot cant address each other with some respect i'll close the thread & take a good look at the offending parties.


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18 Nov 2009   #182
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by skunksmash View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by helmutcheese View Post
Jesus, your going to ban peeps for debating with no swearing etc going on ?

This thread is 1 of the MOST important ones for Win 7.
now why did you have to post that..... you were told not to bicker that should be the end of it, you dont have to swear to offend.

the next post in this thread should of been BACK ON TOPIC, not to discuss the warning.
I'll try to get it back on topic.

Does anyone notice that when you close and open notepad and IE, they are in the exact same position?

Are these the only apps it works for natively? I don't know because I don't usually care and never pay attention to it.
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18 Nov 2009   #183
helmutcheese

Vista (Hate Win 7)
 
 

No IE and WM (if you import Win Mail back into OS) open primary a smaller window in mid screen, you then drag edge to edge and close and they will open that way forever.

However other explorer windows do not.

Don't resize a folder say full of Photos unless you want all other Windows to copy its size.
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18 Nov 2009   #184
InternetLord

Windows 7 Eternity Build 7600 RTM Activated x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Wutsigu View Post
Hi!

Since the first public beta of Windows 7, I found it very annoying, that MS removed the option to remember each folders view settings for explorer windows. Now explorer windows didn't even remember their position and size, which completely destroyed my work routine.

After a lot of research and many failed attempts to fix the issue, I found a solution to this problem: WindowManager (DeskSoft - WindowManager - Window position and size manager)

This small utility remembers and restores the position and size of all top-level windows. You can even lock certain windows to always open them at the same spot, and there are other cool features. I tried it and it does the job!

Best regards!
now we are back on topic. the above is the post that started this thread. ie and notepad are not folders. viewing a folder, viewing computer, viewing network, etc... are windows. when you launch a app that is not a window.
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19 Nov 2009   #185
torrentg

7600.20510 x86
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by InternetLord View Post
now we are back on topic. the above is the post that started this thread. ie and notepad are not folders. viewing a folder, viewing computer, viewing network, etc... are windows. when you launch a app that is not a window.
Alright, I hear ya. Yeah, I mistakenly thought the issue applied to all apps.
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19 Nov 2009   #186
MrDeviance

windws 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Tweaker, do you have any plans to release your app soon? I am really starting to hate coming back to this site and browse through piles of crap and walls of useless text.
I really think you should actually make your own topic because I am sensing that this is going to get locked soon from what has been posted above and to be honest your app is the only reason I still visit my bookmark here.
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19 Nov 2009   #187
helmutcheese

Vista (Hate Win 7)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by torrentg View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by InternetLord View Post
now we are back on topic. the above is the post that started this thread. ie and notepad are not folders. viewing a folder, viewing computer, viewing network, etc... are windows. when you launch a app that is not a window.
Alright, I hear ya. Yeah, I mistakenly thought the issue applied to all apps.

IE and WM etc ARE windows (may not be folders), remember some peeps get issues getting IE to remember its size and position in XP/Vista.

The old trick was to open 3 of them and then close all 3 of them, some say use the File >Exit instead of Red X, others say hold CONTROL and close them.

All I can add before the kind peep above shares his new App is that "windowsmanager" works for me, even the older builds but its only for size+position not layout if anyone is having issues with contents.
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19 Nov 2009   #188
tweaker

w7-64, w2k
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MrDeviance View Post
Tweaker, do you have any plans to release your app soon? I am really starting to hate coming back to this site and browse through piles of crap and walls of useless text.
I really think you should actually make your own topic because I am sensing that this is going to get locked soon from what has been posted above and to be honest your app is the only reason I still visit my bookmark here.
I'm working on the installer still, have issues left with the uninstaller that I need to sort out. I hope that I can get something working during the night or tomorrow.

I'll probably make a new topic yes, so that any downloads can be kept and updated in the first post, for easy finding.
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19 Nov 2009   #189
helmutcheese

Vista (Hate Win 7)
 
 

Thanks m8, yes make a new topic that is specifically for peeps unhappy with Win 7 lacking the oldest windows feature that most of us use/need.

Hope you do not get visitors in it claiming its not an issue and ain't needed.
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21 Nov 2009   #190
tweaker

w7-64, w2k
 
 

Just a little note, in case anyone interested is subscribed to this thread. The first test version is up here.
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