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OS X - How to disable the opening file animation?

Does anyone know of a way to disable this animation: I recall being able to in previous iterations of OS X. Thanks.
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0answers
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how to turn off rotating cube animation upon user switch?

How to turn off rotating cube animation upon user switch? I apparently need to pad out this qwuestion, so i will add that it makes me dizzy thank you!
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Whats the benfit of using shift (for slow animation) when subing windows

I came across this today by accident: If you try to sub a window in OSX 10.8 (might be in others) while holding down the shift key the window will VERY slowly go into the taskbar the hole animation is ...
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How to disable the animation for rollout of content when clicking disclosure triangles

Ever since Mountain Lion, when I select any item in a list (Finder, Xcode) that has sub items and a disclosure triangle (a folder in list view), the items to be displayed rolls down instead of ...
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2answers
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How do I set the window minimize and maximize speed without using the shift-key

I would like to setup my computer (Macbook running snow leopard) so that it will maximize and minimize the windows slowly. I know that this can be done by holding on the shift key while minimizing but ...
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1answer
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Can I force GPU rendering on my MBP when connected to a power source?

OS X Lion is quite demanding for old Macs. Even though I own a 15'' MBP early 2011 with the 'powerful' Intel HD 3000 for integrated graphics, some animations just don't feel right (low fps). This is ...
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How can I make auto-hide/show for the dock faster?

I really like the auto-hide feature of the dock in Mac OS X. However, the animation for the dock to reappear is just a bit too slow for me. Since this is quite annoying, I disable the feature. Is ...
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What's the canonical name for the “sunburst” waiting animation?

Is there an accepted name for the spinning animation that's displayed when one needs to wait for an indefinite amount of time? It looks like this: