Split Screen in Windows® Vista
Need to know the ways of getting a split screen in Windows Vista?
Windows Vista has many attractive features that make it different from all the previous versions of Windows. Windows Vista split screen is one of the amazing features of this operating system as it supports multitasking. If you are working on multiple programs at the same time, then, Windows Vista split screen is a useful feature for you. Windows Vista split screen allows you to view all minimized windows in split screens. You can also check the status of various processes that are running on different programs at the same time. For example, you are downloading a file, installing software, and working on Microsoft Excel at the same time. With the help of this feature, you just need to press ‘ALT+TAB’. By pressing ‘ALT+TAB’, you will be able to check the status of the download and get back to the excel sheet without wasting any time.
Various tips to get split screen in Windows Vista are :
- ALT + TAB combination
- CTRL+ Windows Key Flip 3D view
- Toggling between split screens
ALT + TAB combination
In an earlier version of Windows®, the ‘ALT+TAB’ combination only gave the names of applications that were open on your computer. However, in Windows Vista, you have the option of viewing all applications in different split screens. In addition, the ‘ALT+TAB’ combination allows you to toggle between the various screens in an easy way.
CTRL+ Windows Key Flip 3D view
Flip 3D is a feature of Aero. To check, if the Aero feature is turned off, just right click on your desktop and select ‘Personalize’. After this, you will get an option to enable or disable Aero feature on ‘Window Color and Appearance’ tab. If you disable the Aero view, then, you might not be able to use the Flip 3D feature. The Flip 3D feature displays all the minimized applications on your computer in a stack. It also displays the applications in a thumbnail view. Just press ‘CTRL+ Windows’ key to view the minimized screen in Flip 3D.
You can use the ‘Right and Down Arrow’ key on your keyboard to move forward on the split screen or ‘Left and Up Arrow’ key to move backward. You can also press ‘Escape’ key to close the Flip view 3D.