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Snapping Apps

If you have a widescreen display that runs at 1366×768 or higher resolution, you can use a new Windows 8 feature called Snapping Apps. Snapping Apps lets you view two Windows 8 apps or one Windows 8 app and the Windows classic desktop at the same time. Here’s how it works.

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  • red-1.jpg Open a Windows 8 app from the Start screen.
  • red-2.jpg Click the top edge of the program display.
  • red-3.jpg Drag the program display to the left or right edge of the screen.
  • red-4.jpg Release the mouse. The program snaps to the left or right edge of the screen.
  • red-5.jpg Hover the mouse over the lower-left corner of the screen.
  • red-6.jpg Click Start.

  • red-7.jpg Open an app or the Desktop from the Start screen.
  • red-8.jpg Drag the Windows 8 program to the other edge of the screen.
  • red-9.jpg Release the mouse. The program snaps to the other edge of the screen.
  • red-10.jpg To switch a program to full-screen view, drag the border of one program toward the program you want to hide.

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