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Which side do you use your taskbar ? 

67%
276 deviants said Bottom
21%
87 deviants said Top
4%
17 deviants said Left
2%
8 deviants said Right
2%
8 deviants said Bottom and Top (Ubuntu-like)
2%
7 deviants said I don't use a taskbar (Mac OS-like)
1%
6 deviants said Other

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RPGuere Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2011
I switch from bottom to top depending on how it looks with whatever theme I'm currently using.
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NainRouge Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2011
Ever since I went widescreen it went to the left. So as to reclaim as much vertical space as I could.
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moonlightkisu Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
been using the taskbar on the bottom for most of my life. Recently switched it to the top when I started using xwindows dock.
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moonlightkisu Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
been using the taskbar on the bottom for most of my life. Recently switched it to the top when I got xwindows dock.
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moonlightkisu Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
been using the taskbar on the bottom for most of my life. Recently switched it to the top when I got xwindows dock.
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moonlightkisu Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
been using it a taskbar on the bottom since ever. I recently switched it to the top when I got windows 7 and xwindows dock 2.0.
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reenan Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2011
always top. looks nice, much more easy to open windows and all. I just don't use small icons, look weird.
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eoneof Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I've been using it on top with small icons for about a year and I find it very comfortable because it's directly at the level of my eyes and I don't need to rotate my head on some events or notifications :)
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ap-graphik Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2011
That's a good point of view, and I haven't seen it that way before :)

I think it just depends on everyone, those (like me) that prefers focus on what I'm using right now, and to have a clean and free workspace might like the taskbar on bottom. (I even create a mockup of an explorer with the menus on bottom ^^)
But those like you that think the taskbar is the beginning and end of everything prefer to have it on the most viewable place, which is on top.
I think both have very good reasons.

But to me the most annoying thing is about the caption buttons. With the taskbar on bottom and a full-screen window, all I have to do to close a window is to put the pointer on top-right of the screen and I'll be sure to be on the close button. But it's impossible with the taskbar on top, where I'll have to look and point directly on the button and not 2mm away. I don't feel comfortable with that.

Windows may be part of the last OS to use it on bottom. I think it will slide to the side for future OS, as I think screens may continue to be more width (why have 2 screens when you can have only one...), and a giant taskbar on bottom or top may begin to look ridiculous with such large device.
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eoneof Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2011  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think it's a matter of habit and I will use the taskbar on bottom if I'll have to :)

Before I placed it on top I've been using it on the right side with auto hiding so the whole screen was mine! :D
Moving the taskbar is a sort of changing the appearance like applying new themes.

Btw your theme is awesome. Even the standart Win 7 theme looks less "aero" than yours.
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