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One of the new features that arrived in Mac OS X 10.7 Lion is the ability to resize a window from any edge.


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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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You can use GParted to achieve this, as it supports HFS+, FAT32 & NTFS resizing.


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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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Afloat, a free product by Infinite Labs, will let you resize a window by pressing ⌘ + Control + Right Click. Divvy would also work, but Afloat is a free solution.


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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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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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There's a nice little app called Divvy, that gives you a lot of control on windows resizing, including keyboard shortcuts similar to ones Win7 has. It's $14, but worth it in my opinion.


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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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You could try an AppleScript like this: set the_application to (path to frontmost application as Unicode text) tell application the_application activate set bounds of window 1 to {1, 1, 1281, 721} end tell


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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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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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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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There's another great app called Moom -- similar to Divvy, but only $5. It does everything Divvy does, plus keyboard resizing, drag-to-edge-ing, etc.


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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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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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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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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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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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Well, you could find a third-party browser app that is only for the iPhone and use that on your iPad. There are plenty of free ones. Just search for "browser" in the App Store.


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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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Two excellent, free tools: Spectacle is ultra-simple and lets you setup shortcut keys to all the typical window placement actions (fill left half of screen, fill top half, full screen, center, etc). BetterTouchTool is very full featured and can do these keyboard shortcuts as well, but also lets you click and drag windows to "snap" to different regions of ...


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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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