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 , which manipulates the dialog box buttons. The size of the distribution package of the 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 headers visible, place in any screen space and also minimize to the system panel next to the clock. In addition, Actual Title Buttons allows you to save the set parameters for certain windows, so you don’t have to adjust the appearance of frequently used programs every once in a while.
After installing the program, its icon is placed in the system panel, from where the utility will also be managed. Selecting Configure will display 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 such that are not on your computer, or they may exist installed in other folders, so before setting the displayed buttons it is worth checking the parameters of installed programs.
Information about the placement of additional buttons in application windows Actual Title Buttons stores in the form of so-called rules. To describe the new program, you need to add a new position to the list of existing ones.
To do this, open the window of the desired application, and later use the Add new rule button on the Actual Title Buttons toolbar. After you have clicked this button, the Windows Rule item will appear in the list of applications, but in the right window elements you will be allowed to customize the description of the new rule.
In the Windows Rule field, you can specify the name of the new 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, it is allowed to select a window from the list to which all subsequent actions will also be applied. After that, make sure that the Window Class fields are also set to Program. The final name must also be located; the location of the application file to be launched.
Clicking the Select Windows from list button allows you to select the window for which the rule is being created
In the Title button block, you can customize the buttons that will be displayed next to the standard window control buttons. To select a button, you need to mark the switch next to its name, if necessary, set additional parameters. Among the keys that are allowed to be placed additionally in the program window using Actual Title Buttons, eat the following: the minimize button of the window in the system tray icon (Minimize to Tray), the button to display the window on top of other windows (Stay on Top).
using the Make transparent button, it is allowed to make the window translucent, in addition just need to set the window's transparency level. Using the Alight Windows button, you can set the alignment of the window relative to the screen, for example, you can choose to place the window at the left or right edge, or in one of the corners. The Resize windows button allows you to add a window resize button. Additionally, you must set the desired dimensions, for example, 50% x 50%, 640 x 480.
In the Title button block, you can customize the display of additional buttons.
After setting all the parameters, it is necessary to save the created rule. The next time you start the application, new buttons will be placed next to the standard window control buttons.
New buttons are displayed next to the standard window control buttons.
Additionally, Actual Title Buttons contains a set of functions that allow you to manage the created rules. Suppose you are allowed to order the list of rules or delete unnecessary ones, but if necessary, also suspend the execution of the program.