Basic Tips for Using Windows

Today’s technology tip goes back to the basics.  It's all about using the windows on your desktop more effectively.

For example, the buttons in the top right hand corner of the screen:
close button
Maximize  (full screen)
Minimize (Make a movable window)
Close (end a program by closing the window it's in)
To resize a window go to the bottom right hand corner, grab it by left clicking and holding the button.  Then drag to make the window larger or smaller:
grab and drag
All windows have a title bar across the top and some windows, depending on the program that's running in them, might also have a menu bar and tool bar.  Here's and example from Microsoft Word:
title bar

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PRACTICE ACTIVITY:  Try adjusting your windows today.  The windows on your computer that is.

TO KEEP ON LEARNING:  If you'd like to learn some more about windows try searching the internet for:

History of windows
Minimizing and Maximizing
Using windows