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Arranging Windows

The number of windows you are able to have opened at once is limited only by your desktop space.

Windows can be Tiled or Cascaded using the Window menu.

 

If you click the More Windows option on the Window menu, you will see the following dialog box.

 

Here, you can select multiple windows by holding either the SHIFT or CTRL key and clicking on a name in the list.

Multiple windows can be Cascaded (stacked one in front of the other), Tiled (arranged side by side) or Tiled Horizontally or Vertically.

If you only select some of the windows using the CTRL key, and tile or cascade those, the remaining windows will be minimised.

To close all selected windows at once click the Close Window(s) button.

Once you have arranged your windows to your liking you can use the coloured window tabs to allow swift window changing, by simply clicking on the tab for the window you want to see.  

They will appear near the top of the screen.

Window tabs, can be turned on and off by clicking Tools > Customise > Options, and setting Show Windows Tabs to "No" or "Yes".

If there are too many tabs to be shown on the screen at once you can scroll through the tabs via the small arrows on the right-hand end of the tabs.

Clicking the X next to the small arrows will close the current/active window.

Tab Ordering

There are 2 ways that the tabs at the top of the screen can be ordered. By default they are set to "Z-order" which means that the tabs are ordered based on the position of the windows on the screen.

The other way they can be ordered is by "tab order". This comes in handy if you have manually re-arranged the tabs in and want them to stay that way.

To change this setting click 'Tools' > 'Customise' and under the 'Options' tab use the drop down menu next to 'Windows Ordering'.

Related Topics:
Windows Menu
Customising the software
Workspaces