Shell.CascadeWindows method

Cascades all of the windows on the desktop. This method has the same effect as right-clicking the taskbar and selecting Cascade Windows.

Syntax

Shell.CascadeWindows()

Shell.CascadeWindows()

Parameters

This method has no parameters.

Return value

JScript

This method does not return a value.

VB

This method does not return a value.

Examples

The following example shows CascadeWindows in use. Proper usage is shown for JScript, VBScript, and Visual Basic.

JScript:

<script language="JScript">
    function fnShellCascadeWindowsJ()
    {
        var objShell = new ActiveXObject("shell.application");
        
        objShell.CascadeWindows();
    }
</script>

VBScript:

<script language="VBScript">
    function fnShellCascadeWindowsVB()
        dim objShell
        
        set objShell = CreateObject("shell.application")
        objShell.CascadeWindows
        set objShell = nothing
    end function
 </script>

Visual Basic:

Private Sub fnShellCascadeWindowsVB()
    Dim objShell As Shell
    
    Set objShell = New Shell
    objShell.CascadeWindows
    Set objShell = Nothing
End Sub

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Header
Shldisp.h
IDL
Shldisp.idl
DLL
Shell32.dll (version 4.71 or later)