Re: maximizing the child window in ms word

I don't know.  Similarly, I wonder if it refers to the small area that 
appears on the screen with the spell checker or thesaurus.

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From: "Danny Wells" <dd-wells@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Subject: Re: maximizing the child window in ms word



I wonder if a child window might refer to the window that opens for creating
or editing a footnote or when viewing formatting commands.

Danny

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From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Monday, July 24, 2006 7:39 PM
Subject: Re: maximizing the child window in ms word


> Hi,
>
> Pressing control N opens what generally is called a new document.  If I've
> cleared the previous document from the screen but left Word running with
> just its menu line, status bar and tool bar still framing the screen, to
> me,
> *that* is the one and only window involved.  So when I press Control N to
> start a new document, or load a preexisting document using the Open
> (control
> O or Files menu) command, then a new document appears in the empty window,
> ready for editing.  I don't know what this has to do with parent windows
> and
> child windows.  I have a feeling it refers to some way in which I don't
> ordinarily use Word.  Hope someone will explain accurately
>
> thank you.  I believe this is not at all unrelated to Jaws, because,
> unable
> to see the screen clearly, I have only Jaws with which to interpret what's
> on it as I hear Jaws speak the program's announcements to me.  That's a
> pretty intimate connection.
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Ben J. Bloomgren" <godsquad@xxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, July 24, 2006 4:28 PM
> Subject: Re: maximizing the child window in ms word
>
>
> I know that this isn't Jaws, but what on earth is a child window? Is that
> the window that comes up when you hit ctrl+n in Word?
> Ben
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Patricia" <bcsarah.fan@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: "JAWS List" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, July 24, 2006 1:48 PM
> Subject: maximizing the child window in ms word
>
>
>>I never knew there existed such an option, but apparently you can maximize
>>just the child window in word. I thought that doing alt-space x maximized
>>everything, but now I don't know what it maximizes anymore. someone
>>sighted
>>said maximize your document, and I was unsure of how to do this. then they
>>clocked on it with the mouse and said "there. it's maximized." is there a
>>way to maximize the parent and child windows separately?
>>
>> Patricia
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