Title bar right-click menu

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I would like to see the right-click context menu available from the title bar as it is in all other Windows applications that I use. Why was this functionality not provided in the application? Using the 'Alt>spacebar' key combination to display the menu is functional but I frequently forget that It does and get annoyed that right-clicking on the title bar does not display this menu. This would make SnagIt Editor consistent with other Windows applications.


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Doesn't anybody else right-click on the title bar to choose to minimize, maximise or close a window? This is, so far, the only program I've encountered that doesn't have this functionality.
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I can say I don't. Why add the extra right-click when the buttons to do each is in the top right corner of the window?

I only use the close (X) button. I myself like to click and drag the title bar and snap it to the top of my screen to maximize the window or click and drag it down to minimize the window.

But hey everybody have their own preferred method :)

Dubie:)
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I can only say that it should exist because it is a "Windows" standard context menu.
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Joe Morgan

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I didn’t realize the feature existed until now. Made me curious.

I’ve got a lot of installed programs.

Anyway. Fired up quite a few of them. Adobe, Microsoft, Reallusion and programs of the same manufacturer. Seemed to have universal results. They all had the feature.

Pretty much every program had it with these exceptions........Hit Film, Affinity Photo and Boris RED 5.

My thought are.......

 Unless you’re working with dual monitors, and have an application stretched across 2 or more monitors. Placing the minimize/maximize buttons inconveniently out of reach. It would seem like an un-needed feature most of the time.  

Newer versions of SnagIt wouldn’t span across dual or multiple monitors well. You would need the ability to tile images and move them to another monitor in their entirety. Like SnagIt 11.3 and some previous versions allowed.



 Todays SnagIt would fragment/split images and the UI. Making for a unmanageable workflow. I wouldn’t jump through hoops in an attempt to make it work. Heroic pain staking workarounds need not apply.



Anyway, rains turning to sunshine. Gotta go......

Regards,Joe 

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Like others, I too never really realized that a context menu would exist for right-clicking the title bar. I have never operated that way myself.

I'm assuming that if this were to be part of SnagIt, would your expectation be to simply repeat what is seen when pressing Alt+Spacebar? Or would you expect other commands to be present as well?

Cheers... Rick :)
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No other commands, just not moving hand from mouse to keyboard.