Is it possible to change the delay on the full screen mode window toolbar in OS X Yosemite?

I'm thinking of something like this, but for the toolbar

defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-delay -float 5

I love using full screen mode, but I'm frequently accidentally triggering the toolbar which covers up whatever I'm trying to access at the top of the screen.


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defaults write -g NSWindowResizeTime -float 0.001


defaults delete -g NSWindowResizeTime

to revert it. Taken from http://www.defaults-write.com/disable-full-screen-animation-of-os-x/.

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    Doesn't seem to have any effect for me. Is there somer reset that needs to happen after the command? Commented May 24, 2017 at 18:54
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    @JesseSchoff try $ killall Finder from the Terminal/command-line ..
    – Harv
    Commented May 24, 2017 at 21:22
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    Isn't the question a different question - i.e. waiting 5 seconds before activating?
    – Mr R
    Commented Mar 18, 2021 at 2:21

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