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Silly hotkey tricks with Windows Explorer XP SP 2 in 3.1.8

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sfwrtr
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Jon,

I installed 3.1.8 today and assigned move to monitor #X hot keys and then buttons. When I use the buttons on Windows Explorer, it moves to the next monitor as expected. When I use the hot key (ctrl+Win+[) on a maximized Windows Explorer, however, it moves to the correct monitor but goes into full screen mode (btw, still displaying the titlebar buttons). It also happens with the default ctrl+WIN+X combo. See images below.

I know this is probably a "Microsoft" issue, but I thought you'd be interested.
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• Attachment: df318_WE_troubleshoot.txt [17,989 bytes]
Mar 18, 2010  • #1
Jon Tackabury (BFS)'s profile on WallpaperFusion.com
Windows Explorer and Internet Explorer have a neat little feature where if you hold down Ctrl and maximize the window they go full-screen. Because the DF HotKey uses the Ctrl key, Explorer thinks it should full-screen the window. I have fixed this problem for the next version of DF, and a beta should be released in the next few weeks. In the meantime, just use the TitleBar Buttons, or use a HotKey without the Ctrl key in it. Thanks!
Mar 18, 2010  • #2
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sfwrtr
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FOTFLOL!

This isn't a bad enhancement for Windows, but where is it documented? For LOL, you'd think it would be somewhere obvious.

Thanks for being on-top of this. I am in awe. 8-)
Mar 18, 2010  • #3
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No worries, keep a look-out for the first public beta with this fixed sometime in the next 2-3 weeks.
Mar 20, 2010  • #4
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