VSCode on Window 11 Snap Layout control missing [solved]

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window development


When your mouse cursor over the maximize/minimize button of the VSCode window there’s no Snap Layout balloon shown.

Window 11 snap Layout balloon

Solution 1:

Press Win + Z; It’s the window shortcut to open the snap layout menu.

Solution 2:

Modify vscode user settings. The settings.json file.

  • Use command pallete; press Ctrl+Shift+p (Window OS) or Command+Shift+p (macOS)
  • type settings (after > symbol) then select Preferences: Open Settings (JSON)

command pallete

  • insert this key:value into the file "window.titleBarStyle": "native"
  • Save the modification
  • Now when mouse over the maximize button the snap layout balloon should be appeared