JS Virtual Desktop Manager


License: Freeware
Downloads: 5
Op. System: Windows All
Last updated: 2008-09-26
File size: 1008 KB
Publisher: Jeremy Stanley
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A simple application that will help you manage a number of virtual desktops VDM is written in C++ and is a Win32 API application (non-MFC). It uses a simple algorithm: when switching to a new desktop, handles to all the windows on the current desktop are saved to a list and hidden. Next, the windows on the destination desktop are shown. VDM does not need to track the creation and destruction of windows--the "current" desktops list isnt created until you switch away from it.To hide windows, VDM calls the Win32 API function ShowWindow with the SW_HIDE parameter (primary method) or uses SetParent to set the windows parent to a hidden window owned by VDM (alternate method, selected with the -a command-line parameter). Some programs seem to agree more with one method than with the other--tr

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