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Old June 21, 2007, 12:04 PM
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Default CS:S ti normal program

Hey, I don't know how to word this so i hope you understand wtf im talking about. I was wondering how to make CS:S, or any game for that matter, just like internet browser or word or anything else, with like the close enlarge and minimize in the top right with ur little info bar across the top and still have the little tool taskbar/toolar at the bottom.

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Old June 21, 2007, 12:55 PM
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"Run as window" / "Window Mode"

Usually you'll find this in the video options.

Although it doesnt give you the three buttons up top. :|
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Old June 21, 2007, 03:40 PM
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hmmm, well ive seen it in videos but....ok thx ill try tht, but i dont think ive ever seen those options...oh well
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Old June 21, 2007, 04:51 PM
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there may be a command that you can enter in the console to turn on windowed mode...
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Old June 21, 2007, 05:54 PM
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when you're in cs just go to options and there's a way to run in windowed mode in there.
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Old June 21, 2007, 07:32 PM
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You can also use the command line:

mat_setvideomode (width) (height) (0=full/1=window)

For example, if you want to run an 800x600 window, enter:

mat_setvideomode 800 600 1

Since it's command line, you can save it to your autoexec.cfg (if you've made one) so it will load reliably.

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