General Preferences

Autofit into Titlebar Area
Show Tooltips
Always on Top
Start When Windows Starts

To change the way CastleBar behaves, first open the Configuration Dialog.  

 

Autofit into Titlebar Area

The Autofit into Titlebar Area option has a significant amount of control over the appearance of CastleBar.

Autofit Enabled :

 

Autofit Disabled :

 

Show Tooltips

The Show Tooltips option controls whether tooltips are displayed when the mouse pointer is positioned over a button.  When enabled, tooltips appear when the mouse is held over a button :
 
 
 

Always on Top

The Always on Top option controls whether CastleBar remains as the topmost window (on top of your other applications) or whether it behaves like a normal window that can be covered.

When this option is disabled, an icon is placed in the system tray so that you can find CastleBar easily and bring it back to the top.  Simply left-click on the icon in the system tray and CastleBar will appear in its last position.

  

Start When Windows Starts

The Start When Windows Starts option controls whether CastleBar starts automatically when Windows starts up.  When enabled, CastleBar becomes part of the normal Windows startup.