Solved

How to have 3 applications open side by side on windows 8?

Posted on 2013-11-22
2
285 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-25
How to have 3 applications open side by side on windows 8? Seem like a simple thing to me but after spending 1 hour on google still no answer.

I know there is a 3rd party called toolbox that let 6 specific app run side by side.(6 fixed app including facebook which I never Use)

But I want to see 3 app side by side opened :MS world, Excel and A notepad text file is there anyway to do this?

(God I hate windows 8!)
0
Comment
Question by:unknown_routine
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:RKnebel512
ID: 39669706
Looking at this site, it looks like Toolbox will support a 3 panel mode, but it only works with the 15 tools they programmed in and none of them are MS Word, Excel, or notepad.

http://apps.microsoft.com/windows/en-US/app/toolbox-for-windows-8/70e5e6af-017c-47e4-923b-db71bd9110ba

I think you best bet is to manually resize the windows, or do a dual-monitor setup.  Windows 8 still supports the auto-snap for a 2 panel mode.  If you start there and just make room for the third panel, it wouldn't take too long.  It's a matter of personal preference of course, but I thin I'd rather do that than have to deal with some other program anyway.
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Sarahiko earned 500 total points
ID: 39671373
Update to Windows 8.1 and you should have a bigger monitor that can handle 1920x1080p resolution see this article.

http://blog.laptopmag.com/windows-81-three-four-split-screen
0

Featured Post

Secure Your WordPress Site: 5 Essential Approaches

WordPress is the web's most popular CMS, but its dominance also makes it a target for attackers. Our eBook will show you how to:

Prevent costly exploits of core and plugin vulnerabilities
Repel automated attacks
Lock down your dashboard, secure your code, and protect your users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

No single Antivirus application (despite claims by manufacturers) will catch or protect you from all Virus / Malware or Spyware threats. That doesn't stop you from further protecting yourself however - and this article is to show you how.
This article is a collection of issues that people face from time to time and possible solutions to those issues. I hope you enjoy reading it.
This is used to tweak the memory usage for your computer, it is used for servers more so than workstations but just be careful editing registry settings as it may cause irreversible results. I hold no responsibility for anything you do to the regist…
In this video, viewers will be given step by step instructions on adjusting mouse, pointer and cursor visibility in Microsoft Windows 10. The video seeks to educate those who are struggling with the new Windows 10 Graphical User Interface. Change Cu…

615 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question