Minimize to box

Minimizes window and places its icon on the Desktop in adjusted arrangement

Box – the translucent icon of the window that can be located in any convenient place on a desktop. Boxes are displayed on the top of all windows and does not block up your workspace, so you can always have access to it.
It is convenient to minimize to box those windows, which work almost all the time in background.

How it works

When you press the button in the caption of the window, you turn on “To box” minimization mode. The window disappears and its icon appears in Desktop.

To turn off “To box” minimization mode, just double-click by left mouse button on box or click by right mouse button on box and choose “Restore window” item in pop-up menu.


Box pop-up menu

Box pop-up menu appears when you click the right mouse button on box.
This menu consists of the following items:

  1. Show window – showes the window and removes its box from the Desktop.

  2. Close window – closes window.

  3. Arrange boxes – calls sub-menu that contains variants of boxes arrangement on the Desktop.




For this button you may assign any valid keyboard and shift key (including <Alt> and <Ctrl>) combination for each of eXtra Buttons. Use of this combination will have the same result as pressing the eXtra Button.

Note!  Input of two identical combinations of keys for various buttons is impossible. To setup Hot-key already used, change it for that button that uses it.


Default box size

You can adjust default size, that box will have at the creation. Use to increase / reduce box size value or just enter a number in the text box. The box size is adjusted in pixels for width and height at the same time.


Default box arrangement on the Desktop

You can adjust default boxes arrangement on the Desktop horizontally or vertically in different corners.

For horizontal arrangement press the button , and then choose the corner of the Desktop by pressing buttons , , or .

For vertical arrangement press the button , and then choose the corner of the Desktop by pressing buttons ,, or .

Note!  When you change arrangement in Box pop-up menu, the default arrangement in “Options” window will not change.