Minimizing Property Sheet
The Minimizing property sheet allows controlling various target window minimization options.
After deactivation check box - mark it to minimize the target window automatically when it becomes inactive. In the related group of controls you can mark the Delay before minimization check box to specify in the related edit box the proper amount of seconds (positive integer or fractional value) to wait before the target window will be minimized.
Via title button check box - mark it to add the AltMin title button to target window's title bar.
Via window menu item check box - mark it to add the AltMin submenu to target window's system window menu.
Minimization Mode group - contains radio buttons allowing you to select how the target window should be minimized in any conventional way (i.e. by clicking its Minimize title button, or by selecting the Minimize command in its window menu, or when the target window is minimized automatically by its application):
- Taskbar radio button - minimize the target window as usual
- Tray radio button - minimize the target window to the system tray
- Screen radio button - minimize the target window on the screen
Toggle radio button - icon will appear in the tray when you minimize the target window and will be removed from there when you left click it to restore the target window to its normal size
Permanent radio button - icon will be visible all the time window is present (does not matter it is opened or minimized), so you can use this icon as a switch by left clicking it to minimize/restore the target window
No icon radio button - no icon will be added to the tray when you minimize the target window, so you can use this option either to completely hide the target window or for applications that already have their own icon in the tray (e.g. MS Outlook 2003)
Mode group - here you can define what to display when the window is minimized to a screen icon to tell apart screen icons for different windows:
Icon radio button - program's icon will be displayed (default value)
Thumbnail radio button - window thumbnail will be displayed (this option's work depends on the Window Thumbnails service)
Permanent check box - check it, and the icon will be visible all the time the target window is present (does not matter it is opened or minimized), so you can use this icon as a switch by left double-clicking it to minimize/restore the target window
Large check box - check it to make the screen icon larger (large icons look better and they are much easier to find on the screen)
On top check box - check it to keep the screen icon always on top of other windows
Save position check box - check it to save the position of screen icon so that it will appear there next time you minimize the target window on screen