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Favorite, less obvious os x features

Discussion in 'Mac' started by cowofwar, Oct 23, 2001.

  1. cowofwar

    cowofwar Peasant

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    One of my favorites is the ability to close a window without switching to it. If a window is peeking out behind your main one you can close it, minimize it or expand it by clicking on the control buttons (top left) without switching from your other window in front.

    Watch the video if you have no idea what I mean.

    www.cowofwar.com/audio_video/windowclose.mov
     
  2. Autolycus

    Autolycus Forum Moderator

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    you could do that in 9 too, you just had to estimate where the square was. of course... that could just be lightning-fast-window-switching-then-closing-then-switching-back-again :D
     
  3. cowofwar

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    Yes but that sometimes reveals what's in the window. The ability to close background windows without switching to them lets you close windows that you'd rather the person who just stepped behind you not see.
     
  4. Jakeman

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    snapz is carbon?! :eek:
     
  5. cowofwar

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    Has been for two versions.

    Snapz Pro X 1.0.1 is what I'm using.
     
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    SpocKirk Forum Moderator and Donator

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    [voice]join us, Jakeman[/voice]

    chant:
    X is good,
    Classic is not,
    If Classic is wood,
    X is lightning, *zot!*

    I just made it up, can you tell?
     
  7. cowofwar

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    No, Jake uses a pc.
     
  8. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    don't we all?
     
  9. cowofwar

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    Nope. I stay pure.
    I just hate the entire windows GUI. Makes me feel icky.
     
  10. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    macs are pcs too :rolleyes: :p
     
  11. cowofwar

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    :rolleyes:
     
  12. Haite

    Haite Forum Moderator

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    95% of PC users think you've lost your mind if you say that... I think I'll add my :rolleyes: to this discussion too.

    --Haite
     
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    They call their computers PCs because they cant spell IBM Compatible; I can spell Macintosh. Hmm, who is smarter? :D
     
  16. Haite

    Haite Forum Moderator

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    Waht r jOO tawkinn abuot dOOd? r u soem kind o nOOb or summink? my CP ownz jOO biatch and ur gay azz mcaintsohoshz, foo!

    --Haite
     
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    lol
     

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