Scott Hanselman

Vista-style Task Switching on XP

January 24, '06 Comments [5] Posted in Musings
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Scott Hanselman is a former professor, former Chief Architect in finance, now speaker, consultant, father, diabetic, and Microsoft employee. He is a failed stand-up comic, a cornrower, and a book author.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2006 1:08:50 AM UTC
Okay, I'll bite. I downloaded version 1.4 but don't get this behavior. Guess there's a new version coming with it? I don't see any announcements on the site.
Wednesday, January 25, 2006 3:59:29 AM UTC
Yikes, 46 MB of memory. Still, one of the better "exposeish" that I've seen.
Wednesday, January 25, 2006 5:39:48 AM UTC
Bil: As Scott said, it's coming soon. It'll be announced when it's out.

doumus.vita: You can tweak the memory usage in the config dialog. Change the "Performance" option to "Slower (uses less memory)". You can find out how to do this at
Thursday, January 26, 2006 3:31:51 PM UTC
Suggestion, could you drop the transparency? Leave transparency for Vista since that is a native part of the OS.
Sunday, February 05, 2006 11:17:02 PM UTC
Andre - transparancy support is native to DirectX, not the "OS" and if your graphics card supports 3D hardware acceleration, it's as native as it's going to get.
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