Wait for Windows to be Closed/Changed
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This is a special option that forces Shutdown Manager to wait for specified window(s) to be closed or title (caption) changed BEFORE start countdown (seconds to wait).

With this option you'll see all Visible windows (or all windows, visible or not, if you choose Show All Windows setting). If you want Shutdown Manager to wait for a Window to close, click the plus symbol to the left of the window name/caption/title on the list and check the option Wait for this window to Close. If you want to instruct Shutdown Manager to wait for a window's title/caption/name to change, click the Wait for this window's title to change setting. The Required before Stop Waiting setting, allows you to define that specified window is required to be closed or title changed (the one that occurs first).

To enable wating, click the Wait button. You'll see the effect when you choose a Shutdown/Restart/Logoff/Standby/Hibernate option from the Shutdown Manager main window.

Other Options

Right-click the window's list to get other options:

Highlight Window:
will bring selected window with a special effect to highlight it from the rest.

Bring to Front:
put selected window in front of all other windows.

Show Hidden Window:
change the visible state of selected window from hidden to visible.

Hide Window:
change the visible state of selected window from visible to hidden.

Enable Window:
change the enabled state of selected window from disabled to enabled.

Disable Window:
change the enabled state of selected window from enabled to disabled.

Maximize Window:
maximizes selected window.

Move Window:
moves selected window to the top-left corner on your desktop screen.

Resize Window:
allows you to see and change selected window size.

New Advanced Features

(Some features available only on Windows NT4, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 or better)

With this new release you will see more information:
·Handle of window (special number assigned by Operating System)  
·PID, is the Process ID of the program owner of the Window  
·Name of executable program owner of Window  
·Full location of executable program owner of window  
·Class Name (developers)  
·Width in pixels  
·Height in pixels  
·Coordinates of window: (Left, Top)-(Right, Bottom).  

These new features allows you to use this Wait for Windows as an easy to use Task Manager: you can send "Close window" or "Shutdown window" messages to selected window:
·Close window: this command send a "close window" message to selected window. The target window receives the message and handle it, usually causes the entire target application to close (is a normal behavior: if a Main window of a program is closed, the application terminates normally). This method is better than kill a task/process, because the program receives the close message and can run any needed procedure before termination.  
·Shutdown window: this command is similar to Close window, but it simulates the Windows Logoff/Shutdown procedure. This means, it tricks the target window/application sending messages "Windows is about to close/end", the same messages your Operating System uses to terminate applications when logoff/shutdown Windows.  

See Also:Seconds to Wait, Process Viewer/Manager.