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Windows 7: Do you prefer the taskbar buttons combined or not combined?

22 Aug 2011   #11


I greatly appreciate the asthetics of a good looking Desktop or Taskbar, but to me, function is far more important than form. Therefore, whichever WORKS better for me is the way that I end up going. For example, If I have to dig through several layers to get to a shortcut I use several times a day --- I'd rather have it displayed on the Desktop/Taskbar. Or if I frequently change the shortcuts on my Desktop/Taskbar and am not that familiar with their icons -- I'd prefer to just have the text displayed, rather than having to waste time figuring out what each new icon is.

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22 Aug 2011   #12

Windows 10 Pro x64

Always combine,hide labels. I preffer this one.
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22 Aug 2011   #13
Max Peck

Windows 7 Ultimate

Back in XP (and Vista) when the Taskbar buttons were smaller I preferred them to display individually. Now that they're so large I prefer to let them stack, it keeps the GUI a bit cleaner. It took a little getting used to. I liked having the quick-launch bar at the end of the taskbar with a bunch of little versions of the icons. However it was worth adapting. Seven is the best I've ever used.
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22 Aug 2011   #14

Windows 7 64Bit Ultimate Edition SP1

:) Finally, got my desktop sorted to the way i wanted it. Have a look and let me know what you think. Thank you for all the replies. :)

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22 Aug 2011   #15

Windows 10 Pro x64

You're welcome !
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