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Default and Compact Views

Skype's main page comes in default and compact viewing settings.

Four Buttons to Switch Views

There are four buttons on the top right of the Skype window. There consist of (from the left): switch between default/compact views; minimize; maximize; close window.

main page

Default & Compact Views

If you switch from Skype's default view to compact view, the window splits in two, like below. You can close either window by clicking on the 'X' to the top right of that window.

compact view