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I have some recorded material on VLC and am transferring that info to Open Office(a clone of Word).
I have no trouble putting both programs on the same screen simultaneously, but when I try to control the VLC by starting and stopping it, the Open Office screen disappears(minimizes). Is there any way to keep that OO screen on while manipulating VLC?
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You need to make sure that neither of the two windows are 'maximised', then using the mouse, resize both windows to a smaller size so that both will fit on the screen side by side and not overlapping.

If one or both windows is set to 'maximised', one of them will automatically disappear to the taskbar when you do anything in the other one.
The trick is to set both windows up by resizing them side by side before you try to use them, then they will both stay on the screen to be used together.

Edited by phillipcorcoran, 29 January 2011 - 07:46 AM.

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