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Active Window

On a computer, the window (or interface) one is currently using. Most computers only allow one active window at a time. For example, if one has a web browser and a word processor both open, one can only utilize one at a time even though both programs are open. The same applies for two windows of the same program.
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the active Window, will run the check every 1ms, effectively waking the processor
This has prompted us to introduce new features to the service such as enabling public transport users to use Wojhati app to access name addresses stored in the mobile phone, and automatically select a name by a single touch from any active window the customer might be in without having to return to the address menu of the phone.
Two projectors, placed one in front of the other, produce the work's most tangible image of technological interface: an active window in front of an ignored one.
When the user selects an open window from the stack, the 3D desktop can be restored to the 2D desktop, showing the selected window as the current active window of the 2D desktop.
Unfortunately, we could not make direct comparisons to the other active window categories discussed in Section, 4.
With Microsoft Excel as the active window on your computer, click on the "Tools" option on the main toolbar.
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The INTEGRITY Device Manager and INTEGRITY Window Manager are synchronized so that devices communicate only with the currently active window.
With the new XWinder tool, touching three fingers directly "grabs" the frame of the active window.
Incidentally, if you use Alt Print Screen, it captures just the active window rather than the whole screen.
Also, we thought it was a neat feature that we could click on the "pin" icon, which would force the TransItDotNet application (see Figure 3) to stay on top of other windows, which prevents the application from being hidden behind your active window.