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On OS X Snow Leopard, there was an option to hide the toolbar in many applications, such as toolbar thingy

but I don't have that option on Lion anymorelion macvim

This isn't MacVim specific issue, I don't see it in Adium and many other applications too. Did the button just disappear? Is there any way to show ita again?

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It was called the "lozenge" –  Nathan Grigg Feb 27 '12 at 5:11
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I don't think there's a way to make the toolbar capsule widget thingy show up again.

However, if you want to hide the toolbar, you can right-click on the empty toolbar area and choose the "Hide Toolbar" option:

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You can also go to the View menu and choose "Hide Toolbar" from there. It may also have a keyboard shortcut of cmd-opt-t.

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Right click and "Hide Toolbar" works for most apps. I couldn't get it to work with MacVim but this should:

Add the following to your .vimrc:

if has("gui_running")
    set guioptions=egmrt
endif

test it out via:

:set guioptions=egmrt
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