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German translation: Alle anordnen/Nebeneinander anordnen

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18:18 Jan 24, 2002
English to German translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Computers (general) / Computer
English term or phrase: to tile
To tile all open document windows:
From the Window menu, choose Tile. Comment: The program is MS WORKS
Kate
German translation:Alle anordnen/Nebeneinander anordnen
Explanation:
That's what's used in MS Office. "Nebeneinander..." is what was used in the Win 3.1 program manager IIRC. I'd check the localized version of Works...
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Jan Neersoe
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4 +2Alle anordnen/Nebeneinander anordnenJan Neersoe
5nebeneinander anordnen
nettranslatorde
4alle anordnenGabriele Zöttl


  

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Alle anordnen/Nebeneinander anordnen


Explanation:
That's what's used in MS Office. "Nebeneinander..." is what was used in the Win 3.1 program manager IIRC. I'd check the localized version of Works...

Jan Neersoe
Germany
Local time: 07:01
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Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman

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agree  Optical
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agree  Elvira Stoianov
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nebeneinander anordnen


Explanation:
"Tiled windows" is the arrangement of windows which do not overlap.

see: Brinkmann's Wörterbuch der Daten- und Kommunikationstechnik

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alle anordnen


Explanation:
Better leave out the "nebeneinander", because depending on your program you might be able to choose between horizontal and vertical tiling

Gabriele Zöttl
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