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  1. paulsalter's Avatar
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       #241

    BunnyJ said:
    paulsalter said:
    This is what I hope Continuum is going to evolve into, giving more of the 8.1 experience

    Giving people the option of the 8.1 look/feel or the new 10 look
    I assume you mean the start scree that was accessible in Win8.1.. then yes it would be nice to have that as an option.
    Mainly thinking tablet wise, but would be nice as options for all to have

    Start Screen similar to 8.1, no taskbar visible on it, all apps accessible via swiping up not permanently on the screen
    Access to options etc easily via a right swipe on screen, all options accessible easily and within reach (no moving hand to access the hamburger menu), like charms in 8.1
    app switching as above, but accessed via left side swiping, all running apps shown at left so can switch without moving hand over the screen, as in 8.1
    no taskbar when running apps
    closing apps returns to the start screen
    desktop as an option if required (for some reason it is disabled when continuum is used, but can access it and do nothing with it)
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  2. Edwin's Avatar
    Posts : 17,478
    Windows 10
       #242

    paulsalter said:
    app switching as above, but accessed via left side swiping, all running apps shown at left so can switch without moving hand over the screen, as in 8.1
    In Windows 8.1 on desktop, I don't get the App Switcher when swiping in from the left, I get each app sliding into view one by one;
    in Windows 10 I get the 'App Chooser'.
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  3. Posts : 5,834
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       #243

    paulsalter said:
    BunnyJ said:
    paulsalter said:
    This is what I hope Continuum is going to evolve into, giving more of the 8.1 experience

    Giving people the option of the 8.1 look/feel or the new 10 look
    I assume you mean the start scree that was accessible in Win8.1.. then yes it would be nice to have that as an option.
    Mainly thinking tablet wise, but would be nice as options for all to have

    Start Screen similar to 8.1, no taskbar visible on it, all apps accessible via swiping up not permanently on the screen
    Access to options etc easily via a right swipe on screen, all options accessible easily and within reach (no moving hand to access the hamburger menu), like charms in 8.1
    app switching as above, but accessed via left side swiping, all running apps shown at left so can switch without moving hand over the screen, as in 8.1
    no taskbar when running apps
    closing apps returns to the start screen
    desktop as an option if required (for some reason it is disabled when continuum is used, but can access it and do nothing with it)
    It will never be exactly like 8.1 just as much as much as it won't be exactly like 7. The big disappointment for me is that everything opens on the desktop, unlike like in 8.1 the Desktop is treated as an app. Even switching to use the Start screen in 10 we're left staring at the Desktop when closing an app. Hopefully there will be an option to return to the Start screen at least. Right now it's a jumbled mess IMO.
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  4. Posts : 5,834
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       #244

    Edwin said:
    In Windows 8.1 on desktop, I don't get the App Switcher when swiping in from the left, I get each app sliding into view one by one;
    in Windows 10 I get the 'App Chooser'.
    If you have a Store app open when on the Desktop the left App Switcher will appear, otherwise not. There are actually 2 App Switchers > One Modern and one Desktop that's been there since Vista? I think Vista. Don't remember. The Modern one doesn't show Desktop apps, but the Desktop one shows Store apps.
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  5. LittleJay's Avatar
    Posts : 9,647
    W10 Pro, W10 Home
       #245

    HippsieGypsie said:
    It will never be exactly like 8.1 just as much as much as it won't be exactly like 7. The big disappointment for me is that everything opens on the desktop, unlike like in 8.1 the Desktop is treated as an app. Even switching to use the Start screen in 10 we're left staring at the Desktop when closing an app. Hopefully there will be an option to return to the Start screen at least. Right now it's a jumbled mess IMO.
    I hope so as well HG. It's always nice to have options.
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  6. Edwin's Avatar
    Posts : 17,478
    Windows 10
       #246

    HippsieGypsie said:
    Edwin said:
    In Windows 8.1 on desktop, I don't get the App Switcher when swiping in from the left, I get each app sliding into view one by one;
    in Windows 10 I get the 'App Chooser'.
    If you have a Store app open when on the Desktop the left App Switcher will appear, otherwise not. There are actually 2 App Switchers > One Modern and one Desktop that's been there since Vista? I think Vista. Don't remember. The Modern one doesn't show Desktop apps, but the Desktop one shows Store apps.
    This is what I get swiping in from the left in W8.1 (touch, no mouse)

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    This is what I get in W10

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  7. Robinb9's Avatar
    Posts : 215
       #247

    i actually like the new start menu better than 8.1, but i do not like the idea of having to dig into windows explorer to make a shortcut to the dekstop, that should be added as an option in the start menu when you right click. Now you only have the option when right click to pin to the taskbar or startup
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  8. Kesto's Avatar
    Posts : 86
    Windows 10 Home x64
       #248

    HippsieGypsie said:
    paulsalter said:
    BunnyJ said:
    paulsalter said:
    This is what I hope Continuum is going to evolve into, giving more of the 8.1 experience

    Giving people the option of the 8.1 look/feel or the new 10 look
    I assume you mean the start scree that was accessible in Win8.1.. then yes it would be nice to have that as an option.
    Mainly thinking tablet wise, but would be nice as options for all to have

    Start Screen similar to 8.1, no taskbar visible on it, all apps accessible via swiping up not permanently on the screen
    Access to options etc easily via a right swipe on screen, all options accessible easily and within reach (no moving hand to access the hamburger menu), like charms in 8.1
    app switching as above, but accessed via left side swiping, all running apps shown at left so can switch without moving hand over the screen, as in 8.1
    no taskbar when running apps
    closing apps returns to the start screen
    desktop as an option if required (for some reason it is disabled when continuum is used, but can access it and do nothing with it)
    It will never be exactly like 8.1 just as much as much as it won't be exactly like 7. The big disappointment for me is that everything opens on the desktop, unlike like in 8.1 the Desktop is treated as an app. Even switching to use the Start screen in 10 we're left staring at the Desktop when closing an app. Hopefully there will be an option to return to the Start screen at least. Right now it's a jumbled mess IMO.
    There will be options to either choose the start menu or start screen, lets just hope MS keeps at that.
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  9. Edwin's Avatar
    Posts : 17,478
    Windows 10
       #249

    Unfortunately I don't think we'll get the option, but I could be wrong.

    10 Windows 8 features that didn't make it to Windows 10
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  10. CountMike's Avatar
    Posts : 18,459
    W10+Developer Insider + Linux
       #250

    I wouldn't mind having two Start buttons, one for classic 8/8.1 Apps screen and other as it is now. One round, one square and everybody happy.
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