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How to disable maximize-on-top-drag?

In Windows 7, if you drag a window by its title bar to the top of the screen, the window maximizes. This annoys me -- if I am dragging a window to the top of the screen, it is because I am ...
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Windows 7 Aero Snap two windows horizontally

As many people already know, there are several ways to trigger Windows 7 Aero Snap feature. A user can either press Win+{Left,Right,Up,Down} to snap the window to the left or right or maximize or ...
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prevent Notepad++ from resizing when a new document is opened

I run notepad++ snapped to the side of my screen (using the Windows 7 Snap feature), however whenever I open a new document in Notepad++ by double clicking on the document from the desktop (as opposed ...
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Disable Windows Corner Snap (2x2 vertical resizing)

update: The 2x2 snapping is called "Corner Snap". There are two features that make Corner Snap more useful: "Snap Fill" Side-by-side windows resize Figuring out how to use these features made me ...
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Aero Snap is great, but are there any Windows 7 utilities to make windows snap to each other? [closed]

I loves me some Aero Snap, but I'll admit to a little disappointment: when it was first announced, I pictured a feature by which the edges of non-maximized windows would 'snap' against each other when ...
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Save aero-snapped window position

In Windows 7 it's convenient to "aero-snap" a window to the edge of a screen and there are some programs I always expect in a particular position (eg. Windows Explorer snapped to the left, Chrome ...
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How to disable Windows 7 feature that maximizes a window to full screen when moved to the edge of the screen (but keep keyboard shortcuts working)?

I followed this advice: Windows 7: How to disable auto-maximize/resize window (aero-snap) when near screen edge? But it also turns off the feature where pressing WinKey + Left/Right Arrow, fit the ...
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Can I Aero-snap to the top/bottom instead of left/right when using Portrait display mode for a monitor? [duplicate]

I want WINDOWS+LEFT and WINDOWS+RIGHT to snap to the top half and bottom half respectively. Any solution works, be it a registry hack, driver setting, or program I can run. This question is asking ...
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Snapping a window vertically makes it expand up both monitors

I have two 1920x1080 monitors arranged on top of each other. When I snap a window that is in the bottom monitor to the bottom edge of that monitor, it expands so the window takes all the way from ...
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Adjust window snap speed on multi-monitor setup?

I am using a multi-monitor setup and every time I try to move a window from one monitor to the other it tries to snap it on the side of the current monitor not letting me move it over to the other ...
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How to force Internet Explorer to keep its window size when being docked?

Using Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8, the window size is being remembered, when the IE window is not docked/snapped to an edge. As soon as I dock IE to one side of my screen, close it and reopen ...
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Window key commands stopped working on Windows 7

I have 2 monitors, and use the Windows snap feature frequently. In order to use the snap feature to position 4 Windows equally through out 2 different monitors you need to use the Windows key and the ...
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Gnome3 Classic and Window Snap

Is there any way to enable Windows Snap in Gnome3 Classic? I've been using KDE4 and there it's out of the box. Right now I'm testing Kali Llinux and I'm trying to get it work. I want a lightweight ...
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Chrome becomes unresponsive after window “snap”

Chrome occasionally becomes unresponsive after snapping it to the side. The contents fail to resize to the new window size, and Chrome does not respond to any mouse/keyboard input. The work-around is ...
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What is the shortcut to minimize all the windows except the active one in Linux

I know there's 'Aero Shake' for Windows and I want something similar for Debian 7. I already checked all the keyboard shortcuts but couldn't find anything related to it.
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Stop Apps from springing to full screen

How do I set the Windows 7 UI from springing applications to full screen when I move them near the top of the screen. I know there is a Control Panel setting but I'll be damned if I can find it. ...
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How do I turn off window maximization when reaching the edge of the screen in Windows 7?

The title sums it up, pretty much. I tend to arrange windows on the screen manually, and when I bring a window too far up it automatically maximizes itself. How do I turn this off? It drives me nuts!
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Plugins cause gVim window to move (become “unsnapped”) in Windows

I have a couple of Vim plugins that seem to cause aero-snapped windows in Windows 7 (Aero windows, not Vim windows) to pop out of their "snapped" position when certain events occur. I don't know ...
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Is there a way to “side-snap” more than 50% in Windows 7?

I can't find anything about this on the web, and I assume it MIGHT be possible without using third-party software. I'm trying to figure out if it's possible to "side-snap" a window with a default ...
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How to dock a window to an inside edge of a dual-monitor setup without a Windows key? [duplicate]

I have read other posts about how to use the Windows key and the left/right arrow to dock a window against the right or left side of your screen. My question is how does one perform that command ...
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How to reset AeroSnap to correct monitor size

I have dual monitors on Windows 7. Sometimes AeroSnap uses a wrong monitor size on my first monitor and windows then snap to about two third of my screen when try to snap to the right screen border. ...
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Drag + hotkey to move windows to other viewports/workspaces with Compiz

I normally have Compiz disabled on my Ubuntu box. However, I decided to enable it so that I could get Windows 7's "Aero Snap" functionality. (Instructions on how to get Aero Snap with Compiz are ...
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Replicate Windows 7 Snap behaviour in Vista/XP?

Windows 7 has the new Snap feature: the process of pushing a window against the side of the screen (or using a new hotkey) to snap it onto part of the screen space (this also allows for easy side-by-...
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How to stop windows from changing size (maximising) when dragging to screen edge in the GNOME Shell?

With Debian Jessie using the GNOME Shell Desktop, when I drag a window to the edge of the screen, it will attempt to maximise the window. This is similar to Windows' Aero Snap feature, which has a ...
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Override aero snap case by case?

It there a way to disable the snapping feature of Aero for a single operation? For example, sometimes I want to move a window to the top of the screen, but Windows maximizes it. Or extend a window to ...
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Win-Key + Arrow does not snap windows on Win10

I am having the issue that Win+<> does not snap the windows to the side of my monitor, this is similar to https://www.reddit.com/r/Windows10/comments/3isu82/...
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Windows-7 snap Windows-left/right doesn't work fully for console (command-prompt) in dual monitors

Start>Run>cmd Select the command shell window Use windows-left and -right. Observe that it doesn't go to all four positions (left of left monitor, right of left monitor, left of right monitor, right ...
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Windows 8: docking/snapping windows to more than left or right [closed]

Anybody know of a program that'll allow me to dock windows (non-metro apps) to more than just the left or right of the desktop? I have a 27 inch 1440p monitor that I bought with the idea of being ...
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1answer
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Changing Windows 10 snap assist (back to the way Win8/7 had it)

Note: For the sake of saving myself some typing, I'm omitting the Windows from my key combinations. So I'm used to being able to hit →/← to snap my windows around the screen, moving (when using the ...
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Opening multiple Windows Explorer windows with screen snap

I am wondering if there is a way to use Windows Batch or some other medium to open multiple Windows Explorer windows with the screen snapping kind functionality you get when you are gripping an ...
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How to disable aero snap without disabling win+R + win+L on windows 10

I've searched the internet and I came across this post http://superuser.com/a/222609/557192 but it only solves one half of the problem. The first comment of this answer describes my problem but I ...
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Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 does not respect window snapping

Sometimes when Microsoft Mathematics 4.0 is aero snapped it will jump some hundred pixels from its original location and resize itself when minimized. Is this just Microsoft not respecting their own ...
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Why won't my putty window stay aero snapped?

I have a two monitor win 7 setup, and typically run with three putty sessions open in separate windows. I have one snapped to the LHS of my LHS monitor, one snapped to the RHS of my LHS monitor and ...
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Windows 10, shortcut to snap windows with multiple monitors (win+arrows) [duplicate]

I am used to press WIN+arrow to snap window to the side of a monitor. If I press it more times, the windows cycles through monitors. E.g. I have to monitors. If I have some window at the arbitrary ...
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Hello, I have an issue with Google Chrome

When I "snap" the browser page to my monitor I am unable to "unsnap", by that I mean drag my mouse to the top of the blue bar, well normally blue, some people change it with themes, and then drag down ...
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Window 7 - Dual monitors window alignment off

I have this problem where the taskbar takes up the whole screen on my main monitor, but when I try to drag a window and have it snap to the left side of my main monitor, it leaves a gap of about two ...
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Turn off Snap-Assist-like feature in Windows 10 (for notebooks)

I googled lot around related to the following problem: I have a freshly pre-installed Windows 10 on my Dell notebook. When I start to move a window, a blue-colored assistance symbol shows up offering ...