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Windows 7: That thumbnail not switch active file

24 May 2011   #1

windows 7 professional 32 bit
That thumbnail not switch active file

Hi, I try to explain my problem. First of all sorry for my bad english. Usually I have opened a lot of excell files and they are very similar each other. I recognise them by the title on the thumnail on windows taskbar. If I click on a file that is open in backgroud it switch on desktop, but if it is already on desktop it goes to background. This is very unpleasant to me. When I click on a thumbnail I want THAT window. What can I do?

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25 May 2011   #2

Windows 10 Pro X64

I don't think you can change that behavior, as that is the way it's supposed to work.

If you click on a thumbnail of a window that is currently being displayed it is minimized. It's supposed to act as a toggle like that.

Maybe Brink has some magic registry hack for this but I don't think so.
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26 May 2011   #3

windows 7 professional 32 bit

Yes, I know that it works as it have to, but as you said I am looking for some registry modification that don't allow currently displayed window get minimized when you click on its thumbnail.
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26 May 2011   #4

Windows 10 Pro X64

Instead of clicking on them, can't you just point to them? That should show a mini window of each one and allow you to see what it is.
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27 May 2011   #5

windows 7 professional 32 bit

Maybe there is no solution for what i need. Thank you for trying to help me.
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