PowerToys is updated with a novelty that allows you to cut and block windows in Windows 11, thus increasing the possibilities of multitasking.
PowerToys are a multi-function Windows 11 toolbox. The possibilities are almost endless and really useful, and from time to time Microsoft adds new features to PowerToys. Today, a new feature has been discovered that will be integrated into the operation of the application, although some previous steps must be taken for its correct configuration.
Snipping and blocking windows in Windows 11. This is the great novelty that comes to PowerToys, it is extremely functional because it allows the interface of an application to be trimmed in such a way that later that section can be used without the need for it to be resized as occurs when the size of the windows is changed. of the applications being used.
Download PowerToys on GitHub. The new version of this Windows 11 application is available on GitHub. You just have to download it and install it on the computer where you want to use it. The process is not complicated, you just have to go to the releases section and download the appropriate version for your computer, which, in the case of most Windows computers, will be x64.
Access PowerToys and configure the new feature. Having done the installation properly, now all that remains is to launch the application. Within the PowerToys there is an enormous amount of functionalities, the one that interests us is the one that receives the name of Crop and block. It will be enabled by default and all that remains is to learn the activation command.
Crop and block the windows you want with PowerToys in Windows 11
Win + Ctrl + Shift + T. This is the key combination needed to activate this feature of the PowerToys. After pressing it, what will happen is that a menu will open that will allow you to cut the window you want and, of course, this cut will be blocked. Now all that remains is to use it correctly, for example, to monitor the download percentage of a file in Windows 11.
Windows 11 multitasking improvement. The implementation of this feature in the new version of PowerToys dramatically increases the ability to perform different tasks. In fact, now you can monitor a huge number of windows without having to switch between different desktops and, therefore, having greater control of everything that happens on your computer.