The Aero desktop


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The Aero desktop

The single most visible thing when you first boot up Vista is the new look. It's Aero. It's cool. Actually, it is pretty cool. It's well thought out, put together, and has a lot of nifty features. Some of them are a little over the top I might think. But hey, a lot of them are really fun. Let's take a look at what they changed. There was a lot of thinking that went into what the windows look like. And the obvious stuff is stuff that you notice right away like this Aero look.

We talked about that a little bit how you can see through kind of a transparent pane of glass on some things as you move a window around. And that's pretty, but what you might not notice unless somebody pointed it out, is that the border for each one of these windows has been thickened quite a bit. Why? Because they did real usability studies, and it helps people identify the corners of the window. It makes it easier to click on for resizing and that sort of thing if its thicker. And so they thick...

The Aero desktop
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The Aero desktop provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Jeff Van West as part of the Windows Vista Essential Training

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Business
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