Window Docking Area and Floating Window Docks


You can use the window docking area to keep frequently used windows available, but out of the way, while you are working with a project.

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  • If you want to display the window docking area at the top of the window, select the Display timeline at bottom of main window check box on the Display tab of the Preferences dialog. Clear the check box to display the docking area at the bottom of the window.

  • If you want to display tabs at the top of docking windows, select the Position tabs at top of docked windows check box on the Display tab of the Preferences dialog.
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You can also create multiple floating docks to organize your windows. These docks can float over the window or — if you have a dual-monitor video card — on a secondary monitor.

  • To dock a window, drag it to the docking area or a floating dock.

  • To undock a window, click the handle Vegas Pro draghandle Overview and drag it out of the docking area or floating dock.

  • To prevent a window from docking when you drag it, hold the Ctrl key.

  • To expand a docked window so it fills the docking area, click the Maximize button Vegas Pro b expanddocked Overview. Click again to restore the window to its previous size.

  • To remove a window from the docking area or a floating dock, click the Close button Vegas Pro b closedocked Overview.

You can dock several windows in the same area of the screen, and the windows will be layered. Click a window’s tab to bring it to the top.

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