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Q.  How can I show two (or more?) windows side by side. I've been switching back and forth between two websites in IE 6 and I'd like to be able to show them both simultaneously. I'd also like to be able to show two drawings (from the same drawing program) side by side. I'm using Windows XP Home edition with all the latest updates from Microsoft. I've tried to look up how to do this in a few books, unsuccessfully, perhaps because I'm not using the correct terminology.

A.  The first thing that you need to do is to minimize all but the two or more windows that you want to see side by side.  Then right-click on the taskbar, which is the bar the Start button is on.  You must be sure to not right-click on the Start button or any other button on the taskbar, the necessary option is only available from the taskbar itself. From the right-click menu that pops up, select the "Tile Windows Vertically" option.  If you want to see the windows one on top of the other, then select the "Tile Windows Horizontally".

You can use either of these options with as many windows as you want, just make sure to minimize all the other windows that you do not want tiled.

Let me know if you need anything else.

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