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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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Three active windows and graphical overlays can show a lecture, operation, university logo and heart-monitor or a slideshow presentation all embedded into a video.
Capturing the breadth of opportunity, the company declared its ambition to have 1 billion active Windows 10 devices by FY18.
Number of active windows (hinged or sliding) maxi-class buses in the passenger compartment of the bus: at least 5 (this figure does not include the windows of a width of less than 900 mm and height of the window opening less than 200 mm).
However, the Flash message on Google Nexus gets displayed on top of all active windows and is surrounded by a semi-transparent black overlay that has a dimming effect on the rest of the screen and with every message received the dimming effect increases.
eMonit shows keystrokes chronologically along with the program names and active windows in which they were made.
Caught a cold, you get tangled up in plain sheets, oversleep, are roused (tormented by bills, a neighbor rages through every wall), you throw a questioning glance at wallpaper, in this shot you've not yet been subjected to the homely iron, your marriage is still supported by overwhelming credit, the house is still mortgaged, and still--the computer is more sensitive to spikes in the current than you to shifts in pressure, and suddenly you come to your senses; on the last day of the week they shut down the network; you take a stroll, try to shut all active windows, ask for books, at the least the ones for poor folk: 100 ways to get rich, to repair karma, answers in ten steps,.
All active windows related to the course material were classified as productive while active windows that were not related to the course material were classified as distractive.
When the shutters are retracted, enormous 20-foot-high by 15-foot-wide bi-fold windows--some of the largest active windows in the city--are revealed.
Under the terms of the one-year agreement, Trend Micro will continue providing antivirus scanning and cleaning protection to approximately 280m active Windows Live Hotmail and MSN Hotmail e-mail accounts.
There are 40 options for captures from the entire screen, regions, objects, and even scrolling regions or Active Windows.
The trouble with projections like these, of course, is that the number of active Windows users has always been dramatically less than the number of copies Microsoft has been able to pump into the marketplace.
With more than 320 million active Windows Live Messenger accounts worldwide, combined with 3.