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Windows 8.1 - Snap Horizontal?

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    Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit

    Windows 8.1 - Snap Horizontal?

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    I use the Win-Key / Arrow-left / Arrow-right a lot. It's great!

    That snaps to 50% of the monitor, left and right.

    Is there a way to do it, top and bottom?

    You can do something similar with spreadsheet windows in Excel 2010 . . . View / Arrange All / Arrange - Horizontal

    If not, is there a program that does it?

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    Posts : 216
    Windows 8.1 Pro with Media Center

    Here's the Microsoft official page on Snap. At the bottom they talk about the keystrokes, but nothing for horizontal. Up is maximized and down is minimized.

    Snap - Microsoft Windows

    I tested it on Windows 10 and it's still the same.

    Don't know of a program that will interrupt those keystroke combinations.
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    Posts : 93
    Windows 8.1 Pro 32-bit

    Thx! That's cool how you drag it off the screen, let go, and it Snaps in Win 7. I wonder why it doesn't do that in Win 8.1. I use the Win-key, arrow-left, arrow right, for screen snaps, 50/50.

    No change in Win 10? Then, my impression is that you can only do the fancy snaps I saw in some vid, with the Apps.
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