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Author Topic: SOLVED: Win7 - custom taskbar groupings  (Read 7289 times)

dracko86

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SOLVED: Win7 - custom taskbar groupings
« on: December 25, 2009, 03:32:21 AM »
I usually run several applications that are of the same type, but have different icons that I want to group under the same preview/group.
Unfortunately, windows7 does not support this.

I think it would be easiest to modify the existing object code/hooks and allow drag and drop merging, but some kind of right click option addition or static config file that defines a group and specifies an icon would also work quite well.


What are your thoughts on the idea?

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Re: SOLVED: Win7 - custom taskbar groupings
« Reply #1 on: December 25, 2009, 02:42:01 PM »
I'm not sure if this is exactly what you mean, but I'm using it on Vista and W7.

http://www.alastria....ex.php?p=software-7s

You could get similar functionality but just having a folder or drawer analogy.  I remember there were trays or pop-out drawers on OS/2 taskbar.  But 7stacks looks cool.  The glassy pop-up seems to take some of the pain out of the extra click.  And it does cut down on Taskbar clutter.  I have stacks for Editors, Internet, Hotkey apps, etc..  Now I have plenty of room for Task Tray icons and running programs.

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Re: SOLVED: Win7 - custom taskbar groupings
« Reply #2 on: December 25, 2009, 04:34:39 PM »
Cool, I will give this app a shot and post my findings.   :beerchug:

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Re: SOLVED: Win7 - custom taskbar groupings
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2010, 01:58:42 PM »
hello!

it would be cooler if it looks something like this: http://rocketdock.co.../addon/docklets/1791



or try this one without the rocketdock, a portable apps(not a taskbar agent but it works like a toolbar):

http://techblissonli...on-windows-vista-xp/
« Last Edit: February 14, 2010, 02:28:21 PM by psionics »