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

Working with top-level windows

While working with top-level windows, list of all desktop windows is located on Hide Master work area. You can sort this list by any column, you just need to click the header of the desired column (gray triangle shows the sorting direction). Double-clicking on any list element will toggle its visibility. If you change state of any window with Hide Master its name will be written in a list in red.

Working with top-level windows

Following information is appearing in the list:

  • Window class
    This column contains an information about window's class name.

  • Text
    This column contains text associated with a hidden window (usually its a window's title, button's label, etc...).

  • State
    This column contains an information about window's current visibility state.

  • Handle
    Window's system handle is shown in this column.

  • Process ID
    This column contains an information on system ID for process which owns the window.
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