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Re: W/7 desktop: Where is this behavior set on/off?

Discussion in 'Windows 7' started by cj@heaven.org, Apr 28, 2010.

  1. cj@heaven.org

    cj@heaven.org Flightless Bird

    "Char Jackson" <none@none.invalid> wrote in message
    news:8ekgt5lbo35prrrqeo9fbm9sg92stitvh8@4ax.com...
    > On Wed, 28 Apr 2010 09:08:47 -0500, "R. C. White" <rc@grandecom.net>
    > wrote:
    >
    >>Hi, Al.
    >>
    >>In Win7, when we drag a window to either the left or right edge of the
    >>screen, it snaps to fill that half of the screen. This lets us quickly
    >>show
    >>two open windows side by side. Dragging an open window to the top of the
    >>screen snaps it to Maximized, filling the entire screen. After either
    >>such
    >>maneuver, we can use the Restore down button in the upper right corner to
    >>return that window to its previous size.
    >>
    >>That is not exactly what you described. Is it what you meant?
    >>
    >>For more details, search for "snap" in Help and Support. (Start | Help
    >>and
    >>Support)
    >>
    >>RC

    >
    > I wonder what tiny percentage of people will find that snap feature
    > useful? I've seen the commercials, and it looks downright annoying to
    > me. Now you guys seem to say there's no easy way to disable it and
    > that we have to work around it. :-(


    As a software developers it's nice to have two windows open at the same time.

    I wish I could do two more: top/bottom center
     
  2. Scott

    Scott Flightless Bird

    cj@heaven.org wrote:
    > "Char Jackson" <none@none.invalid> wrote in message
    > news:8ekgt5lbo35prrrqeo9fbm9sg92stitvh8@4ax.com...
    >> On Wed, 28 Apr 2010 09:08:47 -0500, "R. C. White" <rc@grandecom.net>
    >> wrote:
    >>
    >>> Hi, Al.
    >>>
    >>> In Win7, when we drag a window to either the left or right edge of the
    >>> screen, it snaps to fill that half of the screen. This lets us quickly
    >>> show
    >>> two open windows side by side. Dragging an open window to the top of the
    >>> screen snaps it to Maximized, filling the entire screen. After either
    >>> such
    >>> maneuver, we can use the Restore down button in the upper right corner to
    >>> return that window to its previous size.
    >>>
    >>> That is not exactly what you described. Is it what you meant?
    >>>
    >>> For more details, search for "snap" in Help and Support. (Start | Help
    >>> and
    >>> Support)
    >>>
    >>> RC

    >> I wonder what tiny percentage of people will find that snap feature
    >> useful? I've seen the commercials, and it looks downright annoying to
    >> me. Now you guys seem to say there's no easy way to disable it and
    >> that we have to work around it. :-(

    >
    > As a software developers it's nice to have two windows open at the same time.
    >
    > I wish I could do two more: top/bottom center
    >


    It's also nice when reading a manual/tutorial on one side with the
    software on the other side.
     

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