1.    18 Jul 2016 #1
    Join Date : Jul 2016
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    win 10

    windows 10 / return alt tab previews of fixed size (windows 8 style)

    Hi guys.
    After win8 -> win10 update I noticed that alt tab previews sometimes have different size, especially when there are few opened apps they become extremely huge which makes it hard to orientate between them quickly and I spent some time to glance the app I need. Alt tab on win 8 was perfect for me, previews were of fixed size, icons were bigger it was easy to choose the app I need.
    Now in windows 10 I see those preview depend not only on number of opened apps, but of screen resolution too. For example, when I use monitor with laptop 1680x1050 or 1920x1080 the preview are really huge but when I use laptop screen which is 1366x768 the previews are quite ok. Previously i used AltTabTuner app but now it doesn't make any affect on alt tab preview.

    So my question is: can I configure windows to use previews of fixed size when I press alt-tab?

    I'm posting a few screenshots so you may better understand what I'm talking about

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    the third screen is closest to what I'd be glad to achieve.
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  2.    18 Jul 2016 #2
    Join Date : Feb 2014
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    Hi @quadroval, welcome to tenforums.com!

    I think it's the 'nature of the beast'! There's probably a way to accomplish what you want but I wouldn't know where to start.

    For a different twist, you could use the old XP style switcher by pressing and holding right Alt, press and release left Alt then Tab to switch; they're a fixed size!

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  3.    18 Jul 2016 #3
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    Edwin, thanks for reply, sure win XP alt tab has fixed size items =) but I really enjoyed win8 previews and don't wanna come back to the old styles. Win 10 alt tab is usable but not perfect for me though. It seems my task is impossible to accomplish (I've glanced really huge amount of articles related to alt tab) so I guess I should let it be...
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