A new feature in Windows 10 is "Snap Assist", this allows the user to display up to four windows on the screen at any one time. This may be useful if you are updating multiple files at the same time.

Video Tutorial

Displaying two windows side by side

  1. Open the documents you want view.
  2. Select the title bar of a document and drag towards the side of the screen until it snaps into position (avoid the corners of the screen).
  3. Thumbnails will appear showing the programs and applications that you have open.
    The left side program snapped and a list of opened winows on the right
  4. Select the thumbnail of the program / application you want to display alongside the first. The program / application will then snap to the other side of the screen.
    The programs on the left and right side snaped
  5. To return to normal view select the Restore icon for each window.
    Restore highlighted on an excel document

Displaying four windows side by side

  1. Drag the title bar of a program / application to a top corner of the screen (it’s important to be precise).
  2. Drag the title bar of a second program / application to the bottom corner underneath the first program / application.
    The left side program snapped and a list of opened winows on the right
  3. Thumbnails will appear showing the programs / applications that you have open on the other side of the screen. Select the thumbnail of the program / application you wish to display, it will snap to the other side of the screen.
    The programs on the left and right side snaped
  4. Select the title bar of this program / application and drag to a corner.
  5. Thumbnails will appear showing the programs / applications that you have open. Select the thumbnail of program / application that you would like to display in the remaining corner.
    Two programs snapped on the left side, one program snapped on the top ride part of the screen and a list of opened windoes in the bottom right
  6. The program / application will snap to the corner.
    Two programs snapped on the left side and two programs snapped on the right side
  7. To return to normal view select the Restore icon for each window.

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