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Old February 21st, 2009, 11:58 PM
Pennie77 Pennie77 is offline
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How do I minimize a window that's full?

I'm having trouble with a program that takes
the entire screen. It has no minimize button.

I need to minimize it to take notes on Notepad.

Is there some way to minimize it?

Please help?

Thanks, Pennie77
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Old February 22nd, 2009, 12:10 AM
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You should be able to use the Alt and Tab key combination to flip between the two open windows without having to minimize either one.

Or you can use the Alt and Space bar combination to display a menu where you can use the down arrow key to select Minimize, then the Enter key to activate it but I think the Alt/Tab flip is a lot easier...and faster.
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Old February 24th, 2009, 03:12 AM
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there it is = press Alt+m for minimize and Alt+shift+m for maximize
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