[NPL] OmegaWindow+ v1.1: mouse free-control over windows for Macintosh
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[NPL] OmegaWindow+ v1.1: mouse free-control over windows for Macintosh

Announcing OmegaWindow+ 1.1

OmegaWindow+ !!! Quick, easy, and mouse-free control over windows for
Macintosh!!!
WWW: http://www.kagi.com/ahn/ow/
E-mail: ahn@kagi.com

( version 1.1 )

Bugs fixes:
Fix a problem of Window-Placement command with Mac OS 8.5 and 8.6.
Fix a redrawing and a cursor problem with Eudora (thanks to Franklin
H. Holcomb and Roy Preston for testing)
Fix Window-Order commands with MS Word 98 (thanks to Jonathan Yang
for testing).
Fix the Window-Placement problem with Internet Explorer 4.5 (Thanks
to David Butler and Toinou for testing).
Fix the Window-Placement problem with MS Word and Excel (Thanks to
Franklin H. Holcomb for testing).
Fix the problem of moving a collapsed window in Finder.
Fix the window-order problem with a collapsed window.

New features:
New user's guide (thanks to Kevin Hahn for proof-reading)
WindowShade: OmegaWindow+ now can do window-collapsing (thanks to Mic
Berends for testing).
Removed CloseWindow and CloseAll commands (thanks to John Penner for his
comments).
CloseAllButFront: you can close all windows except the front-most one
(thanks to Tom Bowling for asking this feature).
( What is OmegaWindow+? )

OmegaWindow+ (OW+) is a mouse-free window manager. It allows you to resize,
move, zoom, collapse, close, toggle, restack, swap windows without ever
touching your mouse. It relies on user-defined hot keys to provide a
consistent way of manipulating a window from any applications and Finder.
The specific functions of OW+ are:

Window Placement
20 template windows: This is a major feature of OW+. It replaces your work
on moving and resizing a window. You can define up to 20 different windows
with characterized positions and sizes. You can define a template window
through a pop-up dialog (OmegaWindow Assistant) at any time even if you are
working with any application or at Finder. Likewise, you can execute a
defined hot key on any application you are working on.

Window Click

This replaces the mouse-click on a zoom bar (with or without pressing the
option key) or a double-click on a title bar of a window. CloseAllButFront
deals with multiple windows.

*ZoomWindow: Zoom a window.
*ZoomFull: Zoom a window to a full size.
*WindowShade: Collapse/un-collapse a window.
*CloseAllButFront: Close all windows except the front-most window.
This command is an answer to the following user's request: "There is
another suggestion I can make which is probably useless but it might give
you an idea. It is a little complicated to explain, but it actually
something simple. I teach graphic design at a small college, and I see
students do this all the time: I often open a stack of windows working my
way down to some document buried in a deep folder. I use various navigation
shortcuts and aliases, but it still happens that I will need to get
something way down in the hierarchy for which there is no shortcut.
Eventually I want to return back to the top window of the hard drive where
my main folders are, but it requires closing a stack of windows with the
window's close boxes. If I use the option key and close box, that closes
everything including the front-most window. I only want to close all
windows and leave the top one open. It would be great to be able to do that
with a keystroke without having to set up quickkeys or applescript."- Tom
Bowling.

Window Order

If there are many open windows and some are hidden by others, finding a
particular window you want can be very difficult. The following tools
should provide an easier and faster way to select the desired window to the
front.

*ToggleWindow: Toggle between two or more open windows through a pop-up
dialog.
*FrontToBack: Send the front-most window to the back.
*BackToFront: Bring the back-most window to the front.
*SwapWindow: Swap the two front-most windows.

OmegaWindow+ was developed by Hyo Ahn. You can obtain the latest version
from http://www.kagi.com/ahn/ow. The regular shareware fee is $25 and the
student discount is $15. You can try OmegaWindow+ for 30 days of free trial
period. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to send an E-mail
to ahn@kagi.com.

System requirements

*System 7 to Mac OS 8.6
*Macintosh Plus* to Power Macintosh G4.

You can get OmegaWindow from OmegaWindow homepage: http://www.kagi.com/ahn/ow/

Send any comments to: ahn@kagi.com

Thanks.

Hyo Ahn
ahn@kagi.com
http://www.kagi.com/ahn/ow/

 

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