You will need
- A computer running the operating system
To switch to windowed mode in games you need to visit the game settings. In graphics settings, find "Display window" or "Windowed mode". This ability is not all of the games. In browser games fullscreen - > windowed most often by pressing Esc.
To switch to window mode from full screen when watching videos in a media player must press the desired key combination (most often it is or Enter or CTRL+Enter or ALT+Enter, or CTRL+F). To change the key combination in the settings of the player. For this purpose the menu item "Settings" - "Config" - "Keyboard" find the option "fullscreen" and change the shortcut in handy for you, make it so that your combination will not be repeated with the already existing ones.
For everyday applications the most common mode is a mode full screen and windowed mode with possibility to adjust window size. To switch from mode to mode button in the right corner of the window – the average of the three (the other two is the "minimize window" and "close window"). Switch the application into windowed mode by pressing this button and adjust the size of the window. To do this, move the mouse cursor to the right window border and change the width and height change similar to the "pull" at the lower edge of the window.
If you often use a particular program or file, you can set up windowed mode for continuous running of these facilities. To enable and select windowed mode for apps, games or any file to create (if you haven't) launch shortcut of the object on the desktop. Right-click on the program shortcut or file and select "Properties".
Go to the tab "Window". At the bottom of the dialog box, locate the select values Window. Set the desired window size – "Regular size", "Minimized" or "Maximized". Confirm the changes by clicking "Apply". Now when you run the shortcut, the window opens only the selected size.
Advice 2: How to make window mode in games
Recently there has been a large abundance of simple games, which are called logical. The presence of such games on the computer of an office worker says that he sometimes wants to relax. That's just not every chief of the organization which employs that employee prefers running games during the working process. In order to hide from the boss running the game, you can use the Alt + Tab key combination, but, as a rule, this way the app can quickly curdle. To find a particular solution of this problem was created by the following method of running the game in windowed mode.
You will need
- Edit the game settings.
Of course, the fact that the use of games during the working process, especially when you come across the boss, not the most pleasant. It may happen that you come to work important people from the regional cities or the capital which may significantly tarnish" your reputation.
If you understand a little bit in the game settings, you can set windowed mode as the running game. For enough after it starts to go into the settings, which are located in the main menu of the running application. If your game does not Russified, try to find options that can meet each of the following words: Window, full screen. Once you have found these items, try to activate them. Some games require a restart to see the changes in settings.
There are games in the settings there is no mention about windowed mode. In this case, you will need to find the shortcut of your game. If it is not on the desktop, you can find it in the installed programs, details of which are located in the menu "start". Just right click the game shortcut, select "Properties". In the opened window, note the path of the startup file, it can be: "C:Program FilesRockstarGrand Theft Auto 3gta3.exe".
At the end of this line, you must add the parameter "-window". In the end, we get the following string: "C:Program FilesRockstarGrand Theft Auto 3gta3.exe" –window. After clicking the "OK" button, open the game – it should start in windowed mode.
There are a number of games, which after this conversion no longer start in full-screen mode. Replace the value of "-window" at the end of the line on "full screen".