1b Win7 Task Bar

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Windows 7's new Taskbar and Jumplist overview

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  • Today I am going to talk about something that I think is a Hidden gem. In Windows7 and is going to make a huge impact in the coming year.
  • 1b Win7 Task Bar

    1. 1. The Windows® 7 Developer Experience<br />Microsoft® Corporation<br />
    2. 2. Windows 7 Task Bar<br />Look how far we have come!<br />
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    8. 8. Design Goals For New Taskbar<br /><ul><li>Single launch surface
    9. 9. Easily controllable
    10. 10. Clean, noise-free, and simple
    11. 11. New opportunities for extensibility</li></li></ul><li>Windows 7 Taskbar – Icons<br />Face of your program<br />Large and small icons<br />Only customer can pin<br />Color hot-track<br />Icon Overlay<br />Surface important notifications<br />Appears over your program’s icon<br />Progress bar<br />Surface important notifications<br />Appears in your taskbar button<br />
    12. 12. Windows 7 Taskbar – Jump Lists<br />Mini Start Menu for your program<br />Surface key destinations and tasks<br />Customizable<br />Accessible via right-click and via drag<br />APIs use the name “Destination List”<br />
    13. 13. Windows 7 Taskbar – Custom Switchers<br />Surface custom UI (e.g. TDI/MDI)<br />Custom thumbnails for each window<br />Appears in your program’s window list<br />
    14. 14. Taskbar - Jumplists<br />demo<br />

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