Tiled, stacked, or stacked windows in Windows 10


Tiled, stacked, or stacked windows in Windows 10

 

Windows 10 includes several ways to automatically arrange open windows, but they are a bit hidden and even with just one click on the taskbar, if we don't know, we could end up ignoring them forever too.

For example, when moving a window to one side, it is possible to tile windows by dividing the screen in two or even four (by dragging the windows to the corners). You can do the same by clicking on an empty space on the taskbar with the right mouse button and using the option Put the windows next to each other.

Still pressing the right mouse button, you can choose the option to show stacked windows, which is another way to place them, dividing the screen equally.

With keyboard shortcuts, then, you can press the keys together Windows + up arrow to enlarge a window, press the key Windows + down arrow to return the window to its smallest size and press the keys again Windows + down arrow to minimize the window. on the taskbar.

With programs like Powertoys for Windows 10, it is possible to activate additional special functions, such as creating a custom window layout, by choosing the size and shape of each open window.

We can still find many atriums tricks to organize windows on the Windows desktop.

In this article we discover another really useful, easy to use and that makes the desktop very comfortable: the possibility of cascading windows, so that you can keep open up to ten or more scattered on the desktop, seeing their title so that you can visualize them. all together and selecting them quickly.

In Windows 10 you can right click on the taskbar and select the option "Overlap the windows"to stack them. All windows that are not minimized will immediately be arranged in a cascading diagonal stack, one on top of the other, each of uniform size. Each window's title bar will be prominently displayed, making it easy to do click one of them with the mouse cursor and bring the window to the foreground.You can also click the relative icon on the taskbar to bring them to the foreground.

Once the waterfall has been created, it can be canceled by pressing the right mouse button again on the taskbar and selecting the option "Undo overlap all windows"From the menu. This will return the arrangement of the windows exactly as it was before. However, if you move only one of the overlapping windows, you cannot undo the cascade arrangement.

Note that the cascading windows feature was already an option in Windows 95, when computer resources were limited and low resolution. This type of view is very similar to the one obtained, until recently, by pressing the Windows-Tab keys at the same time (today in Windows 10 the activities view opens).

 

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