Originally published at: http://www.howtogeek.com/181681/4-hidden-window-management-tricks-on-the-windows-desktop/
Windows has quite a few features for autoamtically arranging windows, placing them side by side or tiling them on your screen. These features are a bit hidden, so you may not have noticed them.
Normally, if there are many windows open and I only need 2 side by side or stacked, I minimize everything ([Win] + D), then un-minimize the 2 I want to see. Then, click side by side or stacked, after right-clicking the taskbar.
I'm a great fan of the portable app Gridy: http://www.portablefreeware.com/index.php?id=1918
I recently upgraded from a 19" 1280x1024 to a 24" 1920x1200 monitor, giving me 80% more screen real estate, and 'side by side' or 'stacked' just didn't cut it any more! A brilliant app, easy to get the hang of. You can store/restore nine window positions with simple key combinations.
Turn on the spell check, guys! Kinda jarring to see "autoamtically" <---which came up with a red squiggly line when I pasted it, lol.
A good idea for a topic or a refresher would be a lesson on how to use "Spell Check". Looking around various forums, I see a lot of people don't know how to use it.
Good piece and I didn't even notice that spelling error or probably many of the other ones that occur because I'm looking to learn when I read things not pick apart spelling errors.
Great article. Knowing that you can auto-arrange only a selected number of windows may just save my ALT and TAB from a premature death.
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