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Make some sense out of multiple windows.


Do you find yourself needing to access multiple windows simultaneously? Sure you can manually resize each window, or you can try the tip below.


This question was answered on October 7, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Do you often switch between multiple windows on your computer? I often transfer files between folders, and found a cool way to do it without minimizing and maximizing all the time Even the seasoned Windows user I consider myself, only recently did I discover this handy little feature

Follow the steps below:

1 Let’s say there are two windows you’d like to view simultaneously – your word processor and web browser for instance Maximize both windows by clicking the Maximize button in the top left-hand corner of the windows

2 Now, right-click an empty portion of your taskbar (to the right of your Start menu).

3 You have a choice between Tile Windows Horizontally, Tile Windows Vertically, and Cascade Windows.

4 If you don't like the effect, just click Undo Tile to change it back.

That’s it! Try them all to see which one works best for you To quote my esteemed colleague: “Now you know, and knowing is half the battle.”

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Posted by Chad of Data Doctors on October 7, 2004