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What's the use and sense behind this feature of Windows 8. The feature is depicted in the image attached:

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I had to take a photo with my mobile camera as the "Print Screen" button was not working in this area.

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Despite my answer, yes, I don't understand the intention behind some of the new features of Windows 8 for desktop users either. – Canha Aug 4 '12 at 18:02
@Canha: If they disabled them, you would answer questions like "HOW ENABLE SNAP ON WIN8 DESKTOP??? M$ SUCKS FOR DIZABLIN THT!!!" – Oliver Salzburg Aug 4 '12 at 18:07
@Oliver: our eternal fate! However having the option is always nice, having none annoys me. – Canha Aug 4 '12 at 18:10
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I believe what you are showing us is the interface for putting 2 applications side to side (Metro Snap). For example, the desktop showing on the right side and a metro application on the left (like the music player).

Usually, some of the functionalities of the application with less space will be hidden.

Metro Snap


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