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In order to maximize the window so that it fills the visible window content, use: ⌥ + Click on green icon In order to maximize the window both in width and height to the current desktop for applications like Google Chrome use: ⌥ + ⇧ + Click on green icon You notice the change of behaviour of the button in the way it changes its content from two the ...


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Click the minimize/maximize button a second time or press Control-Command-F simultaneously. The button can be green or grey depending on how you have configured the appearance under the General pane of System Preferences. To resize window, simply double-click window bar. The best way to do this that I have found is to put the cursor in the upper left hand ...


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Zoom function can now be performed more easily — by double-clicking window title. You don't need to precisely aim at the small green button anymore, which I believe is the reason it has been converted into full screen button by default. If you hold the shift key and double-click the window title Applications that use "smart zoom" will be forced to do full ...


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I found that BetterTouchTool solves this problem nicely. The Preferences aren't quite intuitive: Select "Other" category at the top of the window. Make sure that "Global" is selected at the left side. Click "Configure New Trigger" button in the bottom part of the window. Select "Leftclick Green Window Button" as trigger. Select "Zoom Window Below Cursor" ...


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Use spectacle, a free open source app that has a bunch of handy window management shortcuts. While it doesn't change the default behavior of the green button, it makes it superfluous for me to do so as I can do everything using keyboard shortcuts without using the mouse. For full screen, press: cmd + option + F It also has a bunch of options for 1/2 ...


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Uncheck it if you must :). Then it will retain 'as launched/created' order.


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There is a method: <meta name="viewport" content="minimal-ui”> (but it only works on iOS 7.1 - not on 7.0 nor 8.0) source: StackOverflow More details, from iOS 7.1 beta 2 change log and release notes: Safari Notes A property, minimal-ui, has been added for the viewport meta tag key that allows minimizing the top and bottom bars on the ...


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This is a quite old question, but I stumbled on it looking for the same thing (although on ML). The script looks interesting, but it's a bit far-fetched for me, I was looking for something simpler and preferably without add-ons. This is what I found and works for me: in the hot corner's pref pane, hold Command, Option, Control and/or Shift after clicking a ...


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Hold down control and you can resize it to take the whole screen (although it won't necessarily add another row or column of text). Also, in the beta version, there is an advanced preference to make this the default called "terminal windows resize smoothly."


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I'm not entirely sure I understand what you're asking, but I think you mean in full screen mode judging by the tags. Simply use View > Enter Presentation Mode (⇧+⌘+F).


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I tried searching for hidden preference keys from the output of mdfind kMDItemContentType=public.unix-executable -onlyin /System|xargs strings 2>/dev/null|grep -E '^[a-zA-Z0-9.-]{10,80}$'|awk '!a[$0]++', but I couldn't find anything. You can assign a shortcut for the Zoom menu item from System Preferences:


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Terminals have a fixed character width and height, and most (all?) terminal application programs make the window an even multiple of that size (then add the window title, some margin around the sides, etc.), so there will never be a partial row or column visible. They could theoretically add more margin at the right/bottom of the window when the window is ...


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Hold option and left click the green button to have it maximize but not go to full screen.


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You can go to System Preferences -> Dock uncheck "Double-click a window's title bar to minimize" and then, when you double click on the title bar in a window, it will maximize the window without going into full screen mode. I find it easier than having to hold down the option key and clicking on the green button.


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Enter full screen mode, right-click anywhere around the address bar then click "Hide Toolbar" in the menu that appears. Although next time you enter full screen mode the toolbar comes back.


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Open console (⌥⌘C or Develop > Show Error Console), paste this code: (function() { var el = document.createElement('div'), docEl = document.documentElement; el.innerText = 'Go to fullscreen view'; el.setAttribute('style', 'position: fixed; top: 10%; left: 10%; padding: 30%; background: #000; color: #fff; opacity: .7; cursor: pointer;') ...


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ctrl + cursor keys Can be changed in system preferences -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> Mission Control


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Here it is: /usr/bin/osascript -e 'tell application "Safari"' -e "activate" -e 'tell application "System Events"' -e 'keystroke "f" using {control down, command down}' -e "end tell" -e "end tell" Here it is in a clearer form (but you can't run it this way): /usr/bin/osascript -e "tell application \"Safari\"" -e "activate" -e "tell application ...


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Shift-CMD-F is for presentation mode and will hide the tabs. You want full screen mode instead, so use Control-CMD-F. Tabs will show in full screen mode.


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Lion's Terminal.app does support fullscreen mode. Maybe you are overlooking it? How did you upgrade? As for TextEdit, applications need to explicitely implement Lion fullscreen support, and this has not been done for TextEdit. There are other 3rd party text editors that have implemented fullscreen mode, depending on what usage you have for a text-editor.


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Make sure you have "Allow Exposé, Dashboard and others to use the screen" in keynote preferences under Slideshow. Then before you slide over to Safari press the "F" key to pause the slideshow, this prevents the slideshow from dissapearing. You can then slideover, or use Mission Control, etc without affecting the slideshow. There is a bug here, to go ...


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This is a known issue and the author doesn't plan to fix it. I encourage someone to go further and implement it because personally I don't use fullscreen apps right now and I don't plan to fix this anytime soon. Luckily, there is a workaround described by vvlad. As an workaround you can set LSUIElement in Terminal's Info.plist It has several ...


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Yes. Just leave the app in full screen mode when you quit the application. As long as it's using Lion's full screen library (and not some hack of its own), the next time you start the app it will start back up in full screen mode. Just tested this with Safari and Sparrow and they both restarted in full screen mode. Chrome 15.0.874.106, however, did not. I ...


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You can switch between spaces using ctrl + left right arrow keys, but this can be used with all spaces not just Xcode


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I would guess that you have not installed the guest additions in your guest system. Quoting from the manual: In the "Devices" menu in the virtual machine's menu bar, VirtualBox has a handy menu item named "Install guest additions", which mounts the Guest Additions ISO file inside your virtual machine. A Windows guest should then automatically ...


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Disable option "Double-click a window's title bar to minimize" in Settings -> Dock. Now you can use double click on the window's title to maximize it.


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As you know, per your question, the preferences in the Preview app only apply to documents when first opened. It seems that OS X has a built in default view for full screen documents. I tried a couple things... I opened a PDF to Full Screen and set the view to Continuous to see if this would stick and that view would be chosen next time I went full screen. ...


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Yes - Go to System Preferences / Mission Control and tick "When switching to an application ..."


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The built in full screen (Lion) dominates both screens - and I've not been able to find any setting which lets me use the other one for anything else. The fix I use for this is Divvy - which enables me to maximise on each screen - but this isn't quite full screen and doesn't provide entirely the same experience. It is, however, a good compromise.


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I love Divvy - it's something that I feel OSX needs and that would allow you to set a shortcut for it. Otherwise the green orb on the top left will take you to full height, and then you can drag out horizontally to your chosen width. Alternatively, should you upgrade to Lion, Chrome has a full-screen mode which hides all the other apps.



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