Ticket #2097 (new enhancement)

Opened 8 years ago

Last modified 18 months ago

Minimize to task bar on key

Reported by: A20_user Owned by:
Priority: minor Component: GUI
Version: VirtualBox 2.0.0 Keywords: minimize on key
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Windows


Feature Request: Add key to go from Full Screen to minimized (hidden in task bar). Switching back to V.B. shall enter Full Screen again.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by corz

I'd like to second this and bump it. This is essential, not minor at all. While I DO NOT believe that VBox should minimize to tray (another feature request elsewhere that's had some input - if people want that, there are many applications that can provise this functionality) I do believe that it should be possible to switch back and forth between a full screen guest, and the host system without having to do windowed -> minimize -> restore -> windowed every single time.

comment:2 Changed 8 years ago by corz

Host Key + M seems smart, by the way.

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by elrond1999

Agreed this is really a feature I am missing. Host Key + M and a _ icon in the full screen toolbar should do it!

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by sendel

heh I use VMWare only for this feature... I want too minimize <-> restore keys and icon

comment:5 Changed 7 years ago by peter_b

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by thebaba

Would this be that hard to add? Is there another way of getting to minimize from a full-screen guest?

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by amram99

I was looking for this feature today... it would be very handy, especially when you have the mini toolbar disabled as I do.... that thing always gets in my way.

comment:8 Changed 18 months ago by wacher

I think this is duplicte of #10105

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