Extend the Windows interfaceEveryone, the standard Windows operating system interface is good, but at what time the soul needs more, it is allowed to expand it with the help of the Actual Title Buttons utility that manipulates the buttons of dialog boxes. The size of the distribution program is 1.7 MB, but the cost is $ 20.
This application complements a whole series of new window management functions, allowing you to change the transparency (only for Windows 2000 / XP), leave only the headings visible, place in any room screens, and minimize it in the system panel next to the clock. In addition, Actual Title Buttons allows you to save the settings for certain windows, so you do not have to adjust the kind of frequently used programs once.
After installing the program, its icon is placed in the system tray, from which the utility will also be managed. Selecting the Configure item displays the settings window.
In this window in the left of its elements are placed programs that can be installed on the computer. Note that among the applications in the left list there may also be those that are not on your computer, or they may exist installed in other folders, so before the settings of the displayed buttons it is worth checking the settings of the installed programs.
Information about placing additional buttons in application windows Actual Title Buttons stores in the form of so-called rules. To describe a new program, you must add a new provision to the list of existing ones.
To do this, open the window of the desired application, then use the Add new rule button on the Actual Title Buttons toolbar. After you click this button, the Windows Rule item appears in the application list, but in the right pane, you can set the description of the newly created rule in the right pane.
In the Windows Rule field, you can specify the name of the newly created rule. We advise you to name the positions according to the names of the applications for which the settings are described. Using the Select Windows from list button, you are allowed to select from the list a window to which all subsequent actions will also be applied. After that, make sure that the Window Class and Program fields are set correctly. In the final, the name of the location of the application file to be launched must also be located.
By clicking the Select Windows from list button, you are allowed to select the window for which you are creating the rule
In the Title button block, the buttons that will be displayed next to the standard window control buttons are configured. To select a button, select the radio button next to its name, also if necessary, set additional parameters. Among the keys that are allowed to be placed additionally in the program window with the help of Actual Title Buttons, you can eat the following: minimize the window to the icon in the system tray (Minimize to Tray), the button to display the window on top of other windows (Stay on Top).
with the Make transparent button it is allowed to make the window semi-transparent, in addition only you will need to set the transparency level of the window. Using the Alight Windows button, you can set the window alignment with respect to the screen borders, for example, it is allowed to choose the window location at the left or right margin, or in one of the corners. The Resize windows button allows you to add a window resizing button. In addition, it is necessary to set the desired dimensions, for example, 50% x 50%, 640 x 480.
In the Title button block, the display of additional buttons
After setting all the parameters, you must save the created rule. The next time you launch the application, the new buttons will be placed next to the standard window control buttons.
New buttons are displayed next to the standard window control buttons
In addition, Actual Title Buttons contains a set of functions that allow you to manage the created rules. Let's say you are allowed to sort the list of rules or delete unnecessary ones, but if necessary, also suspend the execution of the program.