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Sunday, March 04, 2007

Exposé for Windows ... Sort of

A lot of Mac users have incorrectly called Windows Vista's Flip3D feature a rip-off of Mac OS X's Exposé. Sadly, it's nothing of the kind: Flip3D is just a glorified task-switcher, a next-gen replacement for ALT-TAB. However, it turns out that Microsoft does make something a lot more like Exposé. It's called Instant Viewer, and it's a feature of the latest versions of IntelliPoint, Microsoft's mouse software. Here's a shot:

By default, this is what happens when the press the middle mouse button/scroll wheel. I guess it's still a glorified task switcher like Flip3D, but it does look at lot more like Exposé than does Flip3D.


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