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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.
Unfortunately, we could not make direct comparisons to the other active window categories discussed in Section, 4.2.
With Microsoft Excel as the active window on your computer, click on the "Tools" option on the main toolbar.
The Yusufali-A Troj an horse monitors the websites Windows users are visiting by examining the tide bar of the active window. If the Trojan finds a word it doesn't like, such as "teen", xx, sex" or "penis", it minimises the window so the user cannot see its content and displays a message from the Koran instead.
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. A full range of hand movements, including finger spreading, slides, or twists, then moves and resizes the window frame in one motion.
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.
This is accomplished through the control panel called "Display." Among other things, the "Appearance" submenu allows you to adjust the width of the scroll bars, enlarge the caption buttons that are in the upper right comer of all windows (those are the buttons that allow you to minimize, maximize, or close the active window), and increase the size of the task and Windows title bars.