How to Make Your Desktop More Useful with Actual Window Guard
Some users are need to open windows in different special places of a particular monitor. Such a need arises, if necessary organize your desktop and optimize workflow. For example, if your monitor is already configured for specific tasks. If you have one monitor the ordering of windows allows you to have quick access to the necessary windows, without various problems.
2. Automate routine window manipulations with Actual Window Guard
Consider the example of the usefulness of Actual Window Guard in configuring of desktop (from the example above). So we have a single or dual monitor (or more). Standard functionality of Windows 7 cannot remember position or size of windows on the desktop but Actual Window Guard doing it very easy. Closing the ICQ' welcome window, antivirus program, etc. as well as placement, maximization, minimization of necessary windows take a long of time and spend our nerves. Consider the Actual Window Guard in more detail on the example of Microsoft Word or rather the establishment of rules for individual MS Word files. Open the program's settings and you'll see the default setting for all windows. To configure the settings for a specific program select the tab 'specific settings'. Create a new rule and double-click it to open the settings. Select the desired program (you can manually write the path or by dragging the 'sight' to the window). Put a tick next to 'Window Caption', if the settings are created only for this file but not for the entire program.
On the next tab, you can include a variety of events that would occur with a current Word's document (or with all Word's windows) at startup. All these features is described more detail in the following tabs.
Closing. Set necessary rules for closing windows
- Automatically closing a window at startup \ deactivation.
- Closing a window by right-clicking on the button 'X'. Allows you to prevent accidentally closing windows.
- Ignoring left-clicking on the X button or confirmation closing.
Position. Presets a position for running windows
- Move an opening window to monitor number #\with mouse pointer\with parental window\primary.
- Restrict placement left\ right \ top \ bottom (in pixels or percent).
- Align a window. Place window in one of the 13 pre-positions.
Size. Pre-sets size for running windows
- Change the height and width of windows at startup (in pixels or percent).
- Pre-setting maximum \ minimum size of the window.
Priority. Change priority for inactive application
- Set priority of window at \startup\deactivation\minimization).
Actual Window Guard works absolutely for all applications. Creating own combinations you can configure your desktop for more comfortable work very easy. Thus, you can no longer spend time to closing unwanted pop-ups on the alignment of the necessary windows, etc. Simply add the program into auto-run and set rules for them in Actual Window Guard.
Actual Window Guard is included into Actual Window Manager.
Improve MSN/Windows Messenger with Actual Title Buttons
New title buttons can help you vastly improve your work with MSN/Windows Messenger! Using Actual Title Buttons you will be able to add new Minimize Alternatively, Stay Always-on-Top, Make Transparent, Roll Up and other title buttons to MSN/Windows Messenger windows .
Desktop Divider: Use Cases
Desktop Divider is the new feature of Actual Window Manager and Actual Multiple Monitors. Here you can find some interesting examples of when this feature can be really useful.
Resize windows: Simplify your web construction with Resize Window
The Resize Window control will help you resize any window in a flash: Right click on it and you will access the drop-down list of window sizes including 640x480, 800x600, 1024x768, 100%x100%, 50%x50%, 0%x100%, etc.
How to Set Up Different Screen Savers on Dual Monitors
If you want to set up different screen saver to each monitor, or one screen saver over entire desktop of your multiple monitor system, just read this little manual.
Windows 7 Dual Monitor Taskbar: How to Extend Windows 7 Taskbar to a Second Monitor
Get the fully featured Windows 7 Taskbar on a second monitor with Actual Multiple Monitors.
How to make a window always stay on top with a single click
The Stay Always-on-Top feature brings the window to the top of the desktop and doesn't allow other windows to hide it.
Add 'Minimize To Tray' feature to your favorite offline browser
If you usually switch to another application and work with it, while the offline browser is doing its job, it may be very convenient to minimize the program to the system tray or to any place of your screen and save taskbar space.
How to Quickly Switch Default Audio Device in Windows
Learn how to switch default audio device in one click by using Actual Window Manager or Actual Multiple Monitors.
Recent Folders & Favorite Folders - New Title Buttons for Convenient Work
In the new version of Actual Window Manager you're got the opportunity of using two new title buttons - Recent Folders and Favorite Folders. These buttons will make your work more convenient.
Maximize windows when they start
Automatically maximize Internet Explorer, Outlook Express or any other window upon opening!