how to exit programs properly.

  hugh-265156 20:12 20 Jan 2004
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this may be a stupid question but just wondering.when i close most programs that run in a window,i always just click the x top right instead of using file/exit.

is there a correct way to close the program?

  AubreyS 20:14 20 Jan 2004

That will do fine for most programs. If they have an obviouse Exit or Close button, then you can use it.

  LeadingMNMs 20:15 20 Jan 2004

If your not suppose to use it then why is it there. With a DOS prompt you should probably type exit and hit enter, but most other windows shouldn't matter. It's just the same as ALT F4, and again why create a keyboard short cut if you shouldn't use it.

  billyliv 20:40 20 Jan 2004

Hi, It is just a matter of self preference. If you were to really dig into your workings you would probably find about a dozen ways of doing the same thing without causing the slightest harm. Cheers, Bill

  hugh-265156 23:50 20 Jan 2004

ta

  DieSse 23:58 20 Jan 2004

They do the same thing - also you can click on the tiny icon on the title bar, in the top left - and chose Close - or just do Alt-F4

  DieSse 23:59 20 Jan 2004

Or right click any where on the title bar!

  AubreyS 12:00 21 Jan 2004

Or double click any where on the title bar.

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