Windows 7 Shortcuts Enables the Best Win7 Shortcuts in XP or Vista v.0.4.02

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Windows only: If you like the look of Windows 7's great new keyboard shortcuts but aren't planning to upgrade for a while, Windows 7 Shortcuts enables some of the best Win7 shortcuts for XP and Vista.Windows 7 Shortcuts was submitted by Lifehacker reader Rupert and was written in one of our favorite scripting languages, AutoHotkey. Right now, Windows 7 Shortcuts supports the following keyboard shortcuts:Included:Win+Left/Right arrows: Dock the window to each side of the monitorWin+Up arrow: Maximize the active windowWin+Down arrow: Minimize the window/Restore the window if it's maximizedWin+Space: All windows are made transparent so you can see the desktopWin+Home: Minimize all windows but the current windowIf you're an AHK user, you can grab the source from the download folder and paste it into the script you use daily. If not, just use the EXE.Windows 7 Shortcuts is a free download, Windows only.Release History: * Version 0.4: o Win+Left/Right/Up now cycle through different window arrangements. Win+Up will cycle between a maximized, and two half height windows. Win+Left/Right cycle between a half width window (on their respective sides, as before) and 2 quarter height windows (again on their respective sides). This gives quick access to 21 different window layouts and makes better use of larger monitors. o Fixed a bug where Windows would remain transparent after releasing Win+Space o Fixed a bug where Windows would remain transparent if a key was pressed before releasing Win+Space o Preferences were completely broken but are now fixed o Misc UI enhancements * Version 0.3: o Feature Updates: o + Added the ability for the user to change each hotkey via the preferences option in the tray icon menu + Win+Space now works correctly and makes all windows transparent until it is released. + Win+Home is now functional and minimizes all but the active window. o Bug Fixes: o + Fixed a bug where the user could dock and minimize the desktop + Fixed a bug where windows would minimize instead of restoring * Version 0.1: Initial Release

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