Join Doug Winnie for an in-depth discussion in this video Updated window controls, part of Up and Running with Chrome OS.
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…In the new version of Chrome OS,…the window controls have been adjusted slightly.…As you can see there are three controls.…The first is the minimize control, which reduces the window…to the task bar at the bottom of the screen.…To restore the window, I need to click the icon…at the bottom again which returns it to the previous state.…The middle button toggles between a maximized and a windowed view.…Clicking this button will switch between the two formats.…Finally, there is the close button that closes the window completely and…the app if that is the only window open for that app.…
There are two other controls that are hidden within these three.…If you have used Windows 7 or later you'll know about a window mode called Snapped.…This aligns the window to either the left of the right side of the screen.…In Chrome OS, if you click and hold the maximize and…restore toggle, you'll see a small arrow on the left or right.…While keeping the mouse button down, you can slide to…the right or left to snap the window to either side.…
This course explains the differences between Chrome and other operating systems like Windows or Mac OS X, and its advantages and disadvantages in relation to these traditional counterparts. You'll also learn how to navigate the OS user interface, work with files, install and manage apps, and customize the Chrome interface for that personalized touch.