Hide Master Online Help
System requirements
Known limitations
Limitations of the unregistered version
Technical support
Where to get the latest version
Quick tour
Hiding the "Start" button manually
Hiding program using a hot-key combination
Using Hide Master
The beginning of the work with Hide Master
How to run Hide Master
Main menu
Program's main control panel
Command line parameters
Manual hiding
About manual hiding
Control panel of the manual hiding
Working with top-level windows
Working with window controls' hierarchy
Configuration manager of programs and groups
About configuration manager
Programs control panel
Programs pop-up menu
Selection of the running programs
Program properties
Groups control panel
Groups pop-up menu
Group properties
Adding programs to groups
Activity checkmarks
About activity checkmarks
Activity Checkmarks Manager
Universal hiding of active window
Universal hiding by hot-keys combination
The stacks of hiding
About stacks
Stacks control panel
Manual hiding stack
Program stack
Group stack
Auto stack


Hide Master options window appearance:

Hide Master options

To open this window press Program options button on main control panel.


Show Hide Master's main window
This is a main Hide Master hot-keys combination. When you press it main window will appear on the screen. To change it: select hot-keys combination field and press desired combination. For example, if you will simultaneously press Ctrl, Shift and A you will see Control+Shift+A in the hot-keys combination field.

Start with Windows
Enables/disables Hide Master automatic start-up.

Use advanced tray mode
Enables/disables more powerful tray management for tray icons hiding. If this option checked almost all tray icons could be hidden by hot-keys.

Show Tray Icon
Enables/disables System Tray icon. If icon is disabled you can access Hide Master only through the main program activation hot-keys combination. If you forgot this combination just restart Hide Master with /restore parameter in command line.


Interface language choice. All available localizations are listed in drop-down list.

Tab position
Here you can choose working modes tabs positions. There are two positions: top and bottom.

Hot tracking
Enables/disables highlighting of windows item hierarchy tree. You may disable this function if program is unstable in manual hiding mode.

Show hints
Enables/disables floating hints.

Use background image
Enables/disables background filling. You can choose the background image (bmp format only) below.

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