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running apps in their own window

Posted on 2004-04-04
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i saw once a command line or start>run switch that would run a program that would normally be full screen in its own window, so it would be moved/other things could be looked at etc. this would be particularly useful to me. any ideas how to do this or any other way i havent thought of?
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Another suggestion that I just love is to purchase from a second hand store a color monitor and then get a new inexpensive video card, then set up two monitors. The curser will easily cross monitors seamlessly. I put on one for example a tutorial and on the other the program. Sometimes I put Word on the small monitor and Visual Basic on the other, etc. Works like a champ.

The set up once you get your second monitor working will be in the control panel.

Hope this gives you another idea and also I interpreted your question correctly. Anyway it was fun adding my comments. I love to help people.

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i think it depends a little on the application... perhaps you could just create a shortcut to that application, edit the shortcuts property to run the application in a maxmized window or something... have a play there.

Did you know you can switch between most applications by pressing ALT + TAB ?
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thanks! i tried writing a batch file with "start /r"  but still no luck with the program i was using, itll be a great help in the future though so thank you very much!
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