Remove Unsightly Focus Rectangle in Windows XP or Vista

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Remove Unsightly Focus Rectangle in Windows XP or Vista

Postby TeMerc » Wed Aug 13, 2008 12:42 am

After a number of readers have written in about how to remove the dotted black outline that sometimes appears when you make a file selection, I realized that I needed to write this up for everybody's benefit, since there actually is a solution.

In case you aren't sure what we're talking about, if you select an icon with the keyboard's arrow keys and then click somewhere else, you'll see a dotted line show up around the icon
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Re: Remove Unsightly Focus Rectangle in Windows XP or Vista

Postby TeMerc » Mon Dec 29, 2008 1:23 am

Now that I'm back to Vista I can enjoy the option to increase the size of the focus rectangle. Easier for me to find where I am on the page as I tab thru it. YHOO
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