window menu

window menu

A menu associated with a window. For example, the window menu in Windows is displayed when you click on the icon on the left side of the title bar. Formerly called the "system menu" or "control menu," the Windows window menu lets you move, resize and close the window.
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In the Mail app, go to the Window menu and choose Previous Recipients.
By default, clicking that causes the main iTunes window to disappear and be replaced by the MiniPlayer, but you can also view both windows simultaneously: While the main window is open, go to Window menu and choose MiniPlayer.
I've walked past it on so many occasions, never bothering to look past the green-canvas canopy with its fancy gold lettering and the window menu offering two meals for 705p (yes, they still price everything in pennies).
LIVERPOOL'S Peter Crouch staring at the window menu of Mexican Restaurant Savina
This can be confusing because you tend to move to the topmost menu when using the program instead of using the X Window menu. You can change this situation by using View: Full Screen.
Once Shadow is selected from the View Menu, the length and the direction of the shadows can be set by designating a date and time from the Shadow Setting in the Window Menu (see Figure 14).
This is much easier than using the Window menu to open and close your palettes.
It can be a real inconvenience having to use the window menu to switch between documents.
To do this, open Jeffs book of macros.xls and select Hide from the Window menu, as shown in exhibit 12, at right.
Display the Layers palette (under the Window menu).
Go back to Word and from its Window menu choose the message document.