Windows 10 Calculator app gets always on top and compact mode features

  1. Brink's Avatar
    Posts : 41,339
    64-bit Windows 10 Pro build 18963
       #1

    Windows 10 Calculator app gets always on top and compact mode features


    One of our top requested #WindowsCalculator features is the ability to keep Calculator on top of other windows as you work—you'll soon be able to do just that! Also, tiny calculator!!

    Add the ability for users to pin Calculator on top of other windows . Issue #78 . microsoft/calculator . GitHub

    Last edited by Brink; 2 Weeks Ago at 10:07.
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  2.    #1

    I find it really unfortunate that Windows does not expose the on-top capability as standard in all cases.

    It can be really useful. I've used 3rd party progs various to do that for years, and currently use Actual Windows Manager (cut down version Actual Title Buttons) to do that (not free), older (free) solutions I used having become obsolete.

    Additional Title Buttons - Actual Window Manager - Actual Tools
    (which do far more than this- this is a non-trivial program suite)

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	Snap 2019-08-01 at 07.45.37.png 
Views:	3 
Size:	147.0 KB 
ID:	241878

    Here are Calculator, Groove, Wordpad as examples showing the extra button. Occasionally this is less than ideal (e.g. Windows shrunk to small size, non standard frames) and it can be necessary to adjust the button position offset in some cases.

    Setting a window on top can be done in a couple of other ways too.
    - Rt click on the title bar (where present) offers a drop down with options
    - via a configurable programmable hotkey
    - via a configurable title bar mouse click option
      My ComputersSystem Spec

  3.    #2

    Why not make a suggestion on the Feedback Hub.

    I think this is a step in the right direction. I use Calculator daily.
      My ComputersSystem Spec


 

Related Threads
. I have Win 10 Pro. Is there any way to install the old Windows scientific calculator, as shown in screenshot? Thanks. 172317 .
For some reason in windows 10 I can't seem to get my Calculator to open up... I click on the icon and a quick flash happens on the screen and then nothing. Appreciate any help.
I often cut and paste calculator results. I can copy the number displayed on the calculator but then there is no option to paste the number in Microsoft Money. The calculator in Windows 8 was fine. Is there a better calculator than this feeble...
New Version of Windows 10 Calculator Available in Store. Version10.1605.1582.0
Just thought this was interesting: the LTSB version of Windows 10 has the Win32 version of the Calculator program. It looks identical to the Windows 7 version. I'm not sure what the reason for this was because LTSB still has the Modern app...
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

© Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:28.
Find Us