View 2 windows on one screen (for twin monitor users)

Last week’s tip was to View One Word Document in Two Windows.

So what about viewing two windows from any program side by side on one screen? It may sound obvious but if you’re a twin monitor user, you may have wrestled with this.

The secret is to use a keyboard shortcut.

  1. Click anywhere in an open window and
    press Windows/Start key + left (or right) arrow key
    The window “snaps” to the side of your monitor
  2. Repeat with another open window so that it  “snaps” to the other side of your monitor

If you only have one monitor you can use also your mouse to resize a program window to fit half your screen.

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