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This needs to be fixed for the Start Screen.

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    Windows 8.1 Pro

    This needs to be fixed for the Start Screen.


    A couple of days ago, I decided to rearrange my Start Screen tiles to accommodate my Libraries and certain Desktop apps. Wow, that was an experience! It felt at times like I was play Tetris. As much as I like to have fun with my PC, that was a no-no....

    For the Release Candidate and in general, I want to see the Start Screen be customized as I expect it should be. A tile gets placed in a group of tiles and fits. Another tile being shifted doesn't affect a whole arrangement.

    That is all for today...

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    7/8/ubuntu/Linux Deepin


    Imo there are a lot of things that could do with being "fixed" in this o/s.

    The whole "Fisher Price" / "My first operating system" look.

    That won't happen, tho - because the purpose of it is clearly to lead people into the MS clouds.
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    Toronto, Canada. Born in the U.K.
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    Win 10 Pro + Win 7 Ult SP1 (x64)


    ...and some us over to the dark side, i.e. MAC.
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  4. #4


    Adelaide
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    Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 (64 bit), Linux Mint 17.1 MATE (64 bit)

    You've only just noticed that?


    Quote Originally Posted by Coke Robot View Post
    A couple of days ago, I decided to rearrange my Start Screen tiles to accommodate my Libraries and certain Desktop apps. Wow, that was an experience! It felt at times like I was play Tetris. As much as I like to have fun with my PC, that was a no-no....

    For the Release Candidate and in general, I want to see the Start Screen be customized as I expect it should be. A tile gets placed in a group of tiles and fits. Another tile being shifted doesn't affect a whole arrangement.

    That is all for today...
    At least we get to have fun playing "whack-a-mole", whilst trying to arrange the Metro tiles.
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This needs to be fixed for the Start Screen.
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