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MInimize all windows except active

I'm aware of all the hide all / minimize all shortcuts (cmd + alt + h/m) and am looking into something more sophisticated: I want to minimize all windows except active one – like the Shake function in ...
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Disable Command-M to minimize window

On my keyboard layout, the M key is right next to the W key. This can be problematic at times because occasionally I will accidentally press Command-M instead of Command-W, causing the window to be ...
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Can an app window be minimized by clicking its Dock Icon?

Something that bothers me as Windows User on OSX that I can't minimize an App Window by clicking the Dock Icon of the application. Is there a hidden setting for enabling this behavior or an utility ...
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Restore multiple minimized windows?

This question particularly deals with the latest version of Google Chrome on Mountain Lion, but the underlying premise applies to other browsers/applications as well. What I am wondering is: is there ...
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App behavior with spaces and minimized window

I would like to change the behavior when I click on an app that's not open on the current space. Right now, it goes to whichever space has that app. Instead, I'd like it to favor the current space, ...
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Windows minimizing on their own?

I bought an app called "Air Display" which allows me to use my iPad as a second monitor. I've noticed that while I am on my second monitor whatever is on the other monitor will minimize after about ...
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What is the ellipsis badge on minimized terminal app in the dock mean?

I have another terminal window minimized next to it in the dock and it doesn't have the ellipsis. Also it doesn't have any running processes. What does it mean?
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Why is the minimize window function disabled sometimes?

Once in a while, the yellow minimize button on some windows is greyed out, and the Window → Minimize menu entry is likewise disabled. Right now, for example, this is the case with two open Terminal ...
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Is there a trick to making Adobe products play nice with Mission Control?

I really love Mission Control but at times some of my programs (Illustrator and Photoshop in particular) won't always minimize to the Mission Control view.
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Application Switcher is minimizing apps

At some point when I reinstalled Mac OS X Lion, the application switcher started minimizing apps so that when I switch to one all others minimize. This causes problems when working with my ...
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Is there a way to minimize open windows from the command line in OS X Lion?

Just wondering if there is a way to retrieve open windows and minimize them from the command line in Lion? I have an AppleScript that does this, but it kind of slow, so wanted to know if there was ...
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Displaying minimised windows

When I minimize safari, finder or Firefox windows, they move down to the dock. When I use Command + Tab , to move back to them, the minimized windows don't appear, just the top menu bar is changed. I ...
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Is there a keyboard shortcut for minimizing Mac OS X windows?

Is there a (hidden) keyboard shortcut for minimizing the frontmost window (that works in most apps)?