My biggest issues with the Taskbar are:
- I like to have my "tasks" in a particular order. I have, in fact, closed all my other programs and re-opened them just to return them to the proper order on the Taskbar.
- I like related tasks to be grouped together. Especially multiple windows from the same application.
- If I accidentally close a program I don't want it to re-open at the end of the task list. I want it to be where it was. Outlook always goes first, if it's suddenly last it takes me ages to find it.
You can only imagine how happy I was when I found Taskbar Shuffle. It does one wonderful thing. It lets me click and drag the tasks allowing me to re-order them any way I want! So what if it did a funny inverted colors thing.
The 2.0 version was recently released and things are only better. It looks a lot better for one thing. And it has a new grouping features that group new windows from the same application (I mean you Internet Explorer) together. This isn't the "collapse into a single task" grouping. It's just keeping the tasks next to one another.
So, I highly highly recommend this great little utility!
(no, I'm not advertising or have any monetary interest in Taskbar Shuffle. A great app just deserves high praise!)