Edgy Actions

Edgy lets you assign actions to the edges of the screen or to buttons. Many actions are available to be assigned to the edges or buttons of your choice. Actions are divided into these categories:

Screen Saver Actions

Turn on the screen saver

Instantly activate your screen saver with a touch of the mouse. Move your mouse away from your selected screen corner or side and the screen saver goes back off. Works with or without password protection.

Disable the screen saver while the mouse is in the selected position

Sometimes you don't want your screen saver to start automatically. For example, you may be viewing a slide show, watching a movie, or writing a DVD. This action will prevent your screen saver from starting as long as the mouse is in the selected position.

Disable the screen saver until it is re-enabled

Sometimes you don't want your screen saver to start automatically, but you may still need to be able to use your mouse from time to time. This action will disable your screen saver from starting until you re-enable it later using the Enable screen saver action.

Re-enable the screen saver

This action enables your screen saver after you have disabled it with the Disable the screen saver until it is re-enabled action.

Power Actions

Turn off the monitor

Instantly turn off your screen with a touch of your mouse. Move the mouse away from your selected screen region and the screen comes back on.

Put the monitor in low-power mode

Save power by putting your screen in low-power mode with a touch of your mouse. Move the mouse away from your selected screen region and the screen comes back to full power.

Hibernate

Touching the selected edge of the screen puts your computer in hibernation mode. You can exit from hibernation using the normal techniques such as pressing a key on the keyboard.

Suspend

This action puts your computer in suspend mode. You can exit from suspension using the normal techniques such as pressing a key on the keyboard.

Lock computer

This action locks the workstation.

Log off

This action closes running programs and logs off the current user.

Switch user

This action leaves running programs unchanged and logs off the current user.

Shutdown

This action closes running programs and shuts down the computer.

Restart

This action closes running programs and restarts the computer.

Show Desktop Actions

Show the desktop while the mouse is in the selected position

All windows will be minimized to the task bar when you place your mouse at the selected screen edge, allowing you to view your desktop and icons. When you move your mouse away from the edge, all of the windows are restored to their former positions.

Show the desktop Toggle

All windows will be minimized to the task bar the first time you place your mouse at the selected screen edge, allowing you to access your desktop and icons. The next time you place your mouse in position, all of the minimized windows will be restored to their former positions. The action alternates back and forth between show desktop and hide desktop.

Peek through a window
Peeking through a Web browser window

Peek Actions

Peek at the desktop while the mouse is in the selected position

This action will make all open windows translucent so that you can see through them to the windows underneath and the desktop. You can customize the amount of transparency from 1% to 99%. When you move your mouse away from the selected screen edge, the windows are returned to an opaque appearance.

Peek at the desktop until it is re-enabled

This action will set all open windows to a customizable translucency so that you can see through them to the windows underneath and the desktop. The windows will remain translucent until you reset them with the Re-enable the desktop after peek desktop action.

Re-enable the desktop after peek desktop

Moving your mouse to the selected screen edge returns all windows to an opaque appearance after they have been made translucent using the Peek at the desktop until it is re-enabled action.

Peek through a window while the mouse is in the selected position

This action will make the active window translucent so that you can see through it to the windows underneath. You can customize the amount of transparency from 1% to 99%. When you move your mouse away from the selected screen edge, the window is returned to an opaque appearance.

Peek through a window until it is re-enabled

This action will set the active window to a customizable translucency so that you can see through it to the windows underneath. The window will remain translucent until you reset it with the "Re-enable a window after peeking through it" action. You can still work with the window as usual even though you can see through it.

Re-enable a window after peeking through it

Moving your mouse to the selected screen edge returns the active window to an opaque appearance after it has been made translucent using the Peek through until it is re-enabled action.

Minimize / Maximize Actions

Minimize the active window while the mouse is in the selected position

When you move your mouse to the selected region, the currently active window is minimized to the task bar. When you move your mouse away from the selected region, the window is restored to its former position.

Minimize the active window until it is restored

When you move your mouse to the selected region, the currently active window is minimized to the task bar. The window remains minimized until you restore it.

Maximize the active window while the mouse is in the selected position

This action maximizes or zooms the active window to full-screen when you move the mouse to the selected screen edge. When you move the mouse away from the screen edge, the window is restored to its former position. Nothing will happen if the active window is already maximized or if it's not a resizable window.

Maximize the active window until it is restored

This action maximizes the active window when you move the mouse to the selected screen edge. The window will remain maximized until you restore, minimize, or close it. Nothing will happen if the active window is already maximized or if it's not a resizable window.

Restore the active window

This action restores the active window that you maximized using the "Maximize the active window until it is restored" command to its former position.

Minimize all windows

This action minimizes all open windows to the task bar while your mouse is in the selected region. When you move your mouse away, the windows are all restored to their previous positions.

Minimize all windows until they are restored

This action minimizes all open windows to the task bar when you move your mouse to the selected region. The windows will remain minimized until you restore or close them.

Maximize all windows

This action maximizes (zooms) all open and resizable windows to full screen while your mouse is in the selected region. When you move your mouse away, the windows are all restored to their previous positions.

Maximize all windows until they are restored

This action minimizes all open windows to the task bar when you move your mouse to the selected region. The windows will remain minimized until you restore or close them.

Restore all maximized windows

This action restores all window that you maximized using the Maximize all windows until they are restored command to their former positions.

Window Arrangement Actions

Cascade all windows

This action lets you instantly arrange all windows on your desktop in an overlapping layout so that you can view all the titles of all of your open windows. This is very convenient when you have a lot of windows open at the same time and you want to get a quick overview of everything that's on your screen. Once you have cascaded all of your open windows, you can easily find and click on the ones you need.

Tile all windows in a horizontal layout

This action arranges your open windows in a non-overlapping pattern to fill the screen. If there is more than one way to tile the windows, they will be tiled in a way that favors horizontal (short and wide) windows. For example, if you have two active windows, they will be stacked. One of them will occupy the upper half of the screen, and the other will occupy the lower half.

Tile all windows in a vertical layout

This action arranges your open windows in a non-overlapping pattern to fill the screen. If there is more than one way to tile the windows, they will be tiled in a way that favors vertical (tall and narrow) windows. For example, if you have two active windows, they will be arranged side by side. One of them will occupy the left side of the screen, and the other will occupy the right side.

Tile the active window on the left side of the screen

Positions the active window to fill the left side of the screen. By assigning this action to the left side of the screen, you can drag a window to the left side of the screen or simply move the mouse to the left side of the screen to perform this action.

Tile the active window on the right side of the screen

Positions the active window to fill the right side of the screen. You can drag a window or simply move the mouse to the selected edge of the screen to perform this action.

Tile the active window on the top half of the screen

This action positions the active window to fill the upper half of the screen. You can then tile another window on the lower half of the screen and view them both at the same time.

Tile the active window on the bottom half of the screen

This action positions the active window to fill the lower half of the screen.

Tile the top 2 active windows in a horizontal layout

This action arranges the two top windows on your screen so that they evenly take up one-half of the screen each. The windows are arranged in a horizontal layout with one above the other.

Tile the top 2 active windows in a vertical layout

This action arranges the two top windows on your screen so that they evenly take up one-half of the screen each. The windows are arranged in a vertical layout with one beside the other.

Window Grow and Shrink Actions

Make the active window nearly large enough to fill the screen

This action makes the current window slightly smaller than the entire screen, so that it is large but still leaves a small margin around the window borders so that you can see the edges of the desktop.

Window grow actions

There are several different window grow actions to gradually increase the size of a window by a customizable amount. These actions will repeat continuously at an adjustable rate as long as you keep the mouse in the assigned position.

Window shrink actions

There are several different window shrink actions to gradually decrease the size of a window by a customizable amount. These actions will repeat continuously at an adjustable rate as long as you keep the mouse in the assigned position.

Move Window Actions

Window move actions

There are eight different move window actions to gradually move a window a customizable distance in a particular direction. These actions will repeat continuously at an adjustable rate as long as you keep the mouse in the assigned position.

Web Browser Actions

Next page

This action navigates forward to the next page in your browsing history.

Previous page

This action navigates back to the prior page in your browsing history.

Next tab

This action switches to the next tab in your Web browser if more than one tab is open.

Previous tab

This action switches to the prior tab in your Web browser if more than one tab is open.

Close tab

This action closes the current tab (page) in your Web browser.

Refresh

This action reloads the latest version of the current Web page.

Scroll up

This action scrolls the Web page up (towards the end of the document) by about one line.

Scroll down

This action scrolls the Web page down (towards the beginning of the document) by about one line.

Scroll page up

This action scrolls the Web page up (towards the end of the document) by about one page.

Scroll page down

This action scrolls the Web page down (towards the beginning of the document) by about one page.

Full screen momentary

This action puts the Web browser in full screen mode while the mouse is in the selected position.

Full screen toggle

This action switches the Web browser back and forth between full screen and normal (partial screen) mode.

Full screen momentary (Chrome)

This action puts the Google Chrome Web browser in full screen mode while the mouse is in the selected position.

Full screen toggle (Chrome)

This action switches the Google Chrome Web browser back and forth between full screen and normal (partial screen) mode.

Zoom in

This action zooms in and makes the text and images on the page larger and easier to read.

Zoom out

This action zooms out and makes the text and images smaller so that more material fits on the screen.

Home

This action sends the Web browser to your home page.

Add to favorites

This action adds the current Web page to your favorites list.

Clipboard Actions

Cut

This action cuts (moves) the selected text, item, or object to the clipboard.

Copy

This action copies the selected text, item, or object to the clipboard.

Paste

This action pastes (copies) the current text, item, or object from the clipboard.

Copy screen to clipboard

This action places an image of the entire screen on the clipboard.

Copy window to clipboard

This action places an image of the current window on the clipboard.

Wallpaper Actions

Cycle wallpaper

This action instantly opens and activates the Edgy window on the most recently used page, allowing you to quickly adjust settings.

Random wallpaper

This action instantly opens and activates the Edgy window on the most recently used page, allowing you to quickly adjust settings.

Toggle wallpaper

This action instantly opens and activates the Edgy window on the most recently used page, allowing you to quickly adjust settings.

Miscellaneous Actions

Close the current window

This action closes the current window. If there is an unsaved file open in a program, you will be prompted to save it before closing.

Save the current document

Moving the mouse to the selected screen edge will save the current file (document, spreadsheet, etc.) in the currently active program.

Sound volume

Runs the Sound volume program, where you can adjust or mute the sound volume

Open the Edgy settings window

This action instantly opens and activates the Edgy window on the most recently used page, allowing you to quickly adjust settings.

Custom Actions

Custom actions

If you want to do something not listed here, try defining a custom action.

 

* Not all actions will work on all computers.


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