Windows 8 and 8.1 Forums

Apps - Close in Windows 8

  1. #30

    Posts : 2
    Win 8

    Quote Originally Posted by Brink View Post
    Hello Vadim, and welcome to Eight Forums.

    What do you mean by "sticky mouse"?

    Are you able to close the app using one of the other options?
    I mean ClickLock in Mouse Properties menu.

      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  2. #31

    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10

    Interesting. It will not close for me either by dragging with ClickLock turned on.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  3. #32

    Posts : 16
    OS : all of them

    Also noteworthy about the new April 2014 (8.2? 8.1.1?) update: The new disappearing title bar in "Metro" apps may be more understandable and discoverable than the hand icon (which no longer appears now, BTW) at the top of the screen was, but people should know that using the "X" icon on this bar still "suspends" the app instead of terminating it; the "drag to the floor and wait for it to flip" gesture is still necessary to truly close a Metro app. (I hate that Microsoft has now formalized a program behavior that I've always considered bad practice. To me, clicking an X at the top right always means "terminate with extreme prejudice", and any program that behaves differently is poorly written. If your program wants to hide in the tray or something, you should put a separate icon in the title bar for that; this idea of a separate icon is what Microsoft SHOULD have formalized years ago.)
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

  4. #33

    Posts : 22,576
    64-bit Windows 10

    Agreed. The X should be to completely close, and not just suspend the app.
      My System SpecsSystem Spec

Page 4 of 4 FirstFirst ... 234
Apps - Close in Windows 8
Related Threads
I've recently noticed a Windows update that changes the way you close apps, amongst a number of other things. What it was: What it is now: 41946
This tutorial demonstrates how to close 'Modern' Apps completely using the 'drag to the bottom of the screen' method; also, drastically reducing the 'hang' time with this method.
How to Go to Desktop or Start when You Sign in or Close Apps in Windows 8 and 8.1 This tutorial will show you how to go directly to your desktop or Start screen when you sign in or close apps in Windows 8, Windows RT, Windows 8.1, and Windows RT 8.1. To Go to Desktop when you Sign in to...
Solved Close all open metro windows/apps in Software and Apps
I have a Windows RT tablet so all my apps are pretty much in the metro/modern UI. Is there a way to quickly close all open apps? Right now I have to swipe down on each app. I was hoping there was a faster way.
Solved Close button in Apps in Software and Apps
Is there any way I can have a close button in the Windows 8 apps, It annoy me when I move my second hand to the keyboard to press Alt+F4 in order to close the app OR Hold the mouse click on the app top and drag it to the bottom, too much movement
Windows 8 Metro Apps Need Close Buttons Too - Softpedia
Eight Forums Android App Eight Forums IOS App Follow us on Facebook