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Windows 7: Aero Snap - An additional feature

04 Mar 2010   #1
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 
Aero Snap - An additional feature

dont know if this is actually well known and iv just missed it, but iv just found by accident that as well as maximising a window when dragged to the top of the screen, if you resize a window vertically to the top of the screen it will automatically snap to fill the screen vertically but not horizontally,

thought someone might be interested


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04 Mar 2010   #2
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello severedsolo.



Have a look at the tutorial below and the "related tutorials" at the bottom of the tutorial.

Aero Snap - Turn On or Off
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04 Mar 2010   #3
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

as far as i can see the tutorials dont cover this, ill screenshot what i mean

in picture one, as you can see the window is in a restored state
in picture 2 i have resized (not dragged) the window to the top of the screen and snap tells you what its going to do with it
and in picture 3 the window has filled the screen vertically but not horizontally

just thought it was cool and havent heard of this feature before so thought id share


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04 Mar 2010   #4
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

That does look interesting; I haven't "played" with snap much that's why I linked the tuts.
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04 Mar 2010   #5
Grimmjow

Windows 7 Ultimate x32
 
 

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04 Mar 2010   #6
severedsolo

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

interesting read thanks grimmjow,
@barefootkid to be honest neither have i, i found it by accident because i was watching iplayer and working at the same time and resized the window to maximise desktop space without losing the video (side by side didnt give me enough space) and i happened to resize it to the top of the screen
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04 Mar 2010   #7
Bare Foot Kid
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by severedsolo View Post
interesting read thanks grimmjow,
@barefootkid to be honest neither have i, i found it by accident because i was watching iplayer and working at the same time and resized the window to maximise desktop space without losing the video (side by side didnt give me enough space) and i happened to resize it to the top of the screen


Thanks for the info mate!
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