Join Tim Grey for an in-depth discussion in this video Window sizing, part of Learning Windows 8.
Many of thee applications you'll use in Windows 8 will operate in the desktop …environment and that means that instead of filling thee entire screen the way …metro applications do, they might fill just a window of a particular size, but …in most cases you can …(INAUDIBLE) …Actually change the size of that window. For example, I'm browsing a Web page in …Internet Explorer at the moment. And you can see that the page is taking …up more space than is available. Now I can't necessarily fit an entire …page on to the screen. That depends in large part on just how …big the page is. In this case regardless of how large I …make this window it will take scrolling at least vertically but I can adjust the …size and position of this window. To begin with I can move a window around …all I need to do is click on the title bar and drag to move that window into a …different location. I can also resize the window.…
For example I can move my mouse over to the right edge and then when I see that …double headed arrow icon for my mouse pointer I can click and drag to the right …
- Changing your environment and customizing live tiles
- Using gestures
- Creating and using a picture password
- Using Windows applications
- Working with media
- Accessing and personalizing the desktop
- Working with the File Explorer
- Changing Windows settings
- Backing up your files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Getting Started with Windows 8
2. Using Windows Applications
3. Working with Media
4. Working with the Desktop
5. Managing Your Computer System
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