Windows 10: How do I fix the stretched title bars on maximized desktop apps

  1.    10 Jun 2016 #1

    How do I fix the stretched title bars on maximized desktop apps


    In Windows 10, there is a really annoying UI issue that hasn't been fixed since insider build before RTM. Basically, if you maximize a universal app, the size of the title bar and buttons stay the same. However, if you maximize a desktop app, the title bar becomes shorter, and the buttons become stretched. This is driving me nuts. How can this be fixed? Would a registry edit do it? Can somebody please create a custom windows theme where everything is the same as default, with the exception that the title bars are fixed? I have already commented on Windows Feedback and Insider Hub multiple times regarding this with no success. I am utterly surprised of how long this bug has been present. Windows 10 is an inconsistent pile of ****.

    As always, As-salamu alaykum, and greetings from KL.
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    Last edited by PleaseFix; 11 Jun 2016 at 00:38.
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  2.    10 Jun 2016 #2

    Huh? I don't see the results you are complaining about. It looks exactly the same to me regardless restored or maximized.
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       10 Jun 2016 #3

    @PleaseFix:
    I'd be interested to see some screenshots of your issue and what Windows theme you're using.
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  4.    11 Jun 2016 #4

    I have attached a picture of the issue.
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  5.    11 Jun 2016 #5

    The icons are exactly the same size in those pictures. They are not "stretched".

    What you are seeing is something of an optical illusion. The title bar is slightly less "tall" by a few pixels when maximized, but the icons themselves are the same size.

    Part of the issue is that what when a window is maximized, the "sizing handles" are positioned off screen, and in windows 10 the sizing handles are the same color as the title bar. This makes the titlebar seem slightly narrower (In windows 7 the titlebars were a different color, so it wasn't such an optical illusion.

    The titlebar area is definitely 1 or 2 pixels shorter though. Also, it seems as if the left hand icon and text is further to the left when maximized, but again that's because the sizing handles are off screen, making the window appear more narrow.
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  6.    11 Jun 2016 #6

    @Mystere
    That is what I am trying to fix.

    "title bar becomes shorter"
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  7.    11 Jun 2016 #7

    This thread may have a better explanation of what I would like fixed.Windows 10 title bar bugs weird behaviour - Ars Technica OpenForum
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