PC Doctor April 25, 2014

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Dear PC Doctor:

Is there an easy way to have two windows open on my computer so that I can look at things side-by-side?  Sometimes I need to look at two documents at once.

      Thank you, Sam

Dear Sam:

Yes!  You can use Windows Snap.

To arrange windows side by side:

Drag the title bar of a window to the left or right side of the screen until an outline of the expanded window appears.

Release the mouse to expand the window.

Repeat steps 1 and 2 with another window to arrange the windows side by side.

To return the window to its original size, drag the title bar away from the top of the desktop and then release.

Here's a related tip:

To snap an active window to the side of the desktop using the keyboard, press either ‌Windows logo key+Left Arrow or‌ Windows logo key+Right Arrow.

Until next time… Happy Computing!

      PC Doctor

Posted: to Athol Library News on Fri, Apr 25, 2014
Updated: Fri, Apr 25, 2014

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