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Mar 21, 2012

Control two monitor : Windows 7 aero snap feature


The Windows 7 support its aero interface not only looks great but also include a lot of useful features; one of the best is "aero snap" or "windows snap", a way to move open windows around quickly. Using aero snap is a little tricky at first, but with some practice, you'll get the hang of it(Fix Windows 7 hang up). Windows 7 provides a new feature which is called "Aero Snap". You can minimize, maximize, resize window by just dragging-dropping it to the screen corners. It is very useful and interesting feature in Windows 7.

For a Single Display

Windows Key + Left Arrow = Snap the current active window to the left side of the screen or unsnap a window that is snapped to the right side of the screen.

Windows Key + Right Arrow = Snap the current active window to the right side of the screen, or unsnap a window that is snapped to the left side of the screen.

Windows Key + Up Arrow = Maximize the current active window to full screen.

Windows Key + Down Arrow = Minimize the current active window to the taskbar.

Control Windows 7 aero snap feature with two monitors

If you have two monitors then the far left side would be on the left side of monitor and the far right side would be on the right side of monitor. If you want the window to snap to the side that crosses over to the other monitor, then you can only use the keyboard shortcuts below to do so.

Windows 7 support snap changes the way you resize open windows on your desktop. By dragging a window to the edge of your screen, it will allow you to maximize it, stand side-by-side or stretch it vertically. Snap works on all versions of Windows 7.

For a Dual Display

·         Active window on right display:

Windows Key + Right Arrow = Snap to the right on the right display.

Windows Key + Left Arrow = Snap to the left on the right display.

Windows Key + Left Arrow + Left Arrow (Left arrow two times) = Snap to the right on the left display (change display).

·          Active window on left display:

Windows Key + Left Arrow = Snap to the left on the left display.

Windows Key + Right Arrow = Snap to the right o the left display.

Windows Key + Right Arrow + Right Arrow) = Snap to the left on the right display (change display).

Note: On multiple monitors, continually pressing a keyboard shortcut combination below will cause the window to snap to the side and scroll in that direction through the multiple monitor screens.


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