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Shift It If you read this Article I think you get what you want.


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One of the easiest ways to do this is to use BetterTouchTool. It will let you bind a keyboard shortcut or a trackpad shortcut to many commands, including maximize window. Once you are in the BTT settings page, do the following: Go to the Keyboard tab on top. On the bottom near Keyboard shortcut, enter in whichever keyboard shortcut you want. For ...


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I have assigned this script to ⌘M with FastScripts: try tell application "Finder" to bounds of window of desktop tell application (path to frontmost application as text) set bounds of window 1 to result end tell on error try tell application "System Events" to tell (process 1 where it is frontmost) click (button 1 ...


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For 99% of applications: The green button in the top left of any OS X window is called the "Zoom" button and will resize the window to it's contents so long as it fits in the current resolution. This is the same as choosing Zoom from the Window menu. For programs such as iTunes that show a completely different mode when you choose Zoom, you can hold the ...


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No application will ever slide “on top” of the Dock. You can resize applications that might cover part of the dock and they will remain below the dock. If you move or hit the “zoom” button, the OS X window manager will automatically resize the window to remove the part that is covered by the dock. A different behavior can be observed if the dock is set to ...


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You can't change where each partition starts (i.e. where the top of it is in the partition diagram), only where it ends. But in your case, since you have a free block as large as the partition you want to change, you can work around it (warning, this is untested under Lion, so make sure you have a good backup first): Create a new volume in the blank space ...


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You can use an application like Divvy to do this. Divvy lets you select a rectangular area that you want the current window to take up. Selecting the entire screen lets you do a Windows-like "maximize" to have the frontmost window take up all available space on the screen. It also lets you define keyboard shortcuts for specific rectangular selections that ...


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The green button is in fact the Zoom button, and does not serve the same purpose as a Maximize button in for example Windows would. You can read more about the differences between Mac OS X window controls and Windows window controls here: http://www.davidalison.com/2010/11/window-controls-mac-os-vs-windows.html In short, whereas a Maximize button's purpose ...


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BetterSnapTool (by the same author as BetterTouchTool) will allow you to do this. You can either drag the window to the top of the screen to maxmimise it (á la Windows 7) or define a shortcut key. There are also lots of other options such as maximise left-half or right-half etc. Its also only £1.49/$1.99 on the app store, which is almost free :-)


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A lot of the solutions (such as Right Zoom) for this are intrusive: they REPLACE the current "zoom" functionality, with the "maximize" functionality your looking for. Although that "solves" your problem, I would advise against it, as the regular zoom is invaluable in many situations, and isn't as wasteful of screen space as maximize. The solution I would ...


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Nope, you can't do that. But if you have a Mac, you can install Xcode from the Mac App Store for free. It comes with an app called iOS Simulator which will let you run Mobile Safari on your Mac, including the resolution of older iPhones/iPods (non-retina display), new retina display iPhones, and the iPad's resolution. It also implements all the touch ...


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But of course Preview! To resize: Choose Tools > Adjust Size, then enter the size you want to change the image to, then click OK To crop: Click the "Select", then click and drag to select the area of the image that you want to retain. Next, choose Tools > Crop or press Command-K. If you crop too much, you can press Command-Z or choose Edit > Undo to undo ...


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Hard to find free softwares for this, I only found a donationware : Window Wrangler Otherwise, you can have paid solutions : Cinch, which a nice and useful windows manager. MondoMouse Zooom/2


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If you don't mind paying, there's SizeUp from Irradiated Software, worth paying for IMO. Gives you lots of customizability. If you just want the mouse windows resizing behaviour (dragging to the edges) from windows 7, there's Cinch from the same company.


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When you say "full screen", I'm assuming you're referring to the full screen button on the top right of a window, as opposed to the "expand" green button on the top left of a window. Mavericks has "solved" the multi-monitor issue by allowing multiple and independent spaces on each monitor. In pre-Mavericks, when you move to a different space on one ...


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Short Answer, Automator: Long Answer: iPhoto cannot create a smart album based upon File Size, so you'll have to either group them by other means or manually create an Album with the offending photos (the big ones). Automator, on the other hand, is perfectly capable of finding iPhoto images by size (and by Rating stars). The first thing you have to ...


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You've probably got fragmentation of your free space. For some reason, Disk Utility can't figure this out on its own; it just fails. I found a stunningly simple way to resolve this: create a new disk image with Disk Utility that's a little bit smaller than the remaining space on your drive. It took several minutes on my SSD, presumably while OS X moved ...


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If you find the window size of one app not retaining the window size value after closing it, the suspect is the .plist for that app. ~/Library/Preferences/ should contain the file. Deleting it while the app is closed and re-opening it will forcibly rebuild it with minimal negative impact to the app itself.


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I had the same problem too. I had upgraded Snow Leopard to Lion, but then found out some of my apps would not run in Lion. So i created another partition and installed Snow Leopard on it so I could dual boot between Lion and Snow Leopard. The problem was that I didn't leave enough room on my Lion partition to work with some video editing I was doing. So ...


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The GUI for Disk Utility has always had problems with resizing volumes. You could try diskutil from the command line, if you trust your skills enough. I'd start the Terminal and write diskutil list to see all devices connected. To resize a volume from the list you'd write something like this (Let's assume that disk2s2 is 100GB): diskutil resizeVolume ...


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if you want to reduce the size of bootcamp partition you can use this. and if you want to increase the partition size you can use CampTune. Edited: if you want do it free use this method (Malicious link removed -- see comments) it needs 2 applications (both are free) winclone carbon copy cloner p.s: some software download link in article was corrupt ...


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I would use Handbrake which is a free encode/recode program. You can batch files up, and choose various presets or your own choice of everything from resolution/bit rate/frames per second etc to decrease (you can never increase, obviously) the quality and therefore file sizes for your videos. My top tip would be to simply reduce resolution but keeping the ...


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The easiest way would be to re-order your workflow a bit. Instead of making the small size first, then the medium size, make the medium size first, then create the small size from the medium. So your workflow would look like this: Copy Finder Items to the folder you want Add Text to append the _M Scale Images to 50% (if that's the medium size you want) ...


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You can select the columns you want to display with -stats: top -stats pid,cpu,command See man top for a full list of available columns (listed under -o), the most interesting ones probably are pid: Process ID command: The name of the command cpu: CPU usage time: Execution time vsize: Total memory size state: Process state uid: User ID (or user for user ...


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There is a built-in way to do what you want. I currently have Mountain Lion but I suspect it will work on Lion, Snow Leopard and earlier too*: Trick we'll use: Holding the Shift key when pressing the Zoom button (the green button) maximizes the window the way Windows does. We'll add a keyboard shortcut for Zoom that contains the Shift key. Procedure: Go ...


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More or less any browser which has a special iPhone version (not universal) will work. I recommend the Perfect Browser, or Aquari iPhone browser.


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I use a little app called Divvy to do this. You can set up a global hotkey to bring up Divvy. And then within Divvy you can set up hotkeys that will snap the current window to a specific location and a specific size. It's great for quickly doing 2-up Finder windows for copying things back and forth. Or a Finder window on the left and a CyberDuck window on ...


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I don't mean to open up an age old thread, but simply running fsck -fy from single user mode fixed it for me. From the man page: -f Force fsck to check `clean' filesystems when preening. -y Assume a yes response to all questions asked by fsck; this should be used with great caution as this is a free license to continue after ...


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When I ran into this problem, I used iDefrag to defragment the volume, and that let me shrink it. Unfortunately it's not free. It has since occurred to me that it might work better to dismount the partition before shrinking. If you want to try this, you'll need to boot from something else, like your O S X install DVD.


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There's an alternative. Use some app such as BetterTouchTool that enables you to resize windows in different ways. On BTT I choose Fn + Option to resize window on top of the mouse.



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