Active Window


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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 program included to the visualisation of the simulation of a type of physical generation with the aid of a active window is illustrated in Fig.
An active window is the object that is currently displayed on the laptop monitor and is considered to be "on top" or having the "focus".
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.
This will ``disable'' Pop-up Sstopper in the active window, but still stop them popping up in the windows you have minimised.
Throughout the day I kept all of these things jostling around in the active window of my mind.
Several drugs, seen on the right side of the active window, have been entered into the "Selected drugs" box through the "Enter drug name" window to its left.
The active window is in the foreground with a different colored title bar than the rest of the windows.
Of course, Windows provides the Clipboard, and you can press Alt-PrtScr to capture the active Window in it.
Similarly, by clicking on a document file, the user instructs Unix to load the word-processing, electronic-publishing, or other indicated software and open a desired document in a separate active window.
It automatically zooms in to the currently active window to make it easier to tap windows user interface elements.