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Windows Vista® Step by Step Deluxe Edition by Joan Lambert, Joyce Cox

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Working with Windows

Windows Vista displays information in windows. A window can either fill the entire screen or occupy only part of the screen. Each window is encased in a frame displaying information about the window contents and containing controls for managing the window and its contents. When a window is not maximized to fill the screen, you can drag the edges of the frame to change the size of the window.

At the top of the window is space allocated to a title bar, which might tell you the window’s purpose, the name of the program running in the window, or the name of the file open in the program. You can maximize or reduce the size of a window by double-clicking its title bar. When a window is not maximized, you can move it on the screen ...

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