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Windows Tricks, tweaks and tips thread

category: general [glöplog]
u=utility manager ;)
Hold down Ctrl and then move your mouse/trackball scroll wheel up or down. This resizes fonts on the fly in most applications. Also works in a Gnome desktop. Not sure about others...
added on the 2006-12-10 21:26:22 by bhead bhead
winkey+r - run menu
winkey+pause - system info
added on the 2006-12-10 21:35:44 by bhead bhead
Copy and paste the following into a .txt file with notepad call it "Dir list.BAT" or whatever, put this in your Send to Folder.

Code: dir %1 /A /B /OG > c:\tmpdir.txt call notepad c:\tmpdir.txt del c:\tmpdir.txt

added on the 2006-12-11 06:18:47 by BiasZ BiasZ
"Windows key" ? :o
added on the 2006-12-11 06:24:28 by raina raina
WTF up with backslash and HTML, I guess HTML no like universally? anyone know how to overcome this and display backslash as intended?
added on the 2006-12-11 06:24:45 by BiasZ BiasZ
eg. did you know you can actually select three colors, not just two, at once in MSPaint? Almost better than Photoshop!

... almost. but not really...
added on the 2006-12-11 07:10:19 by uns3en_ uns3en_

you wanna move dock without touching settings. ok hold shift and then drag dock from divider between programs and trashcan. wow! it moves to left side, down, and right side without opening dock settings!
added on the 2006-12-11 11:28:04 by uns3en_ uns3en_
i often use windows+d and alt+tab.
pwnz! errr...
added on the 2006-12-11 11:35:46 by 4kum4 4kum4
Nice OSX one, if you have screen zooming enabled - hold control and move the mouse wheel to zoom in and out of the screen. Also of course, hold shift and press various buttons to see the nice 3d interface effects in slow motion...
added on the 2006-12-11 11:51:44 by psonice psonice


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