In fact, in the figure above, I have no Word docs open. In the case that I thought maybe I was working on something (which happens a lot), I will click the Word icon to find out which doc I was reading. However, it opens a new blank Word, which I find annoying.
The extreme way of disabling all the dots is not a good idea. I need to be aware of which apps I am working on.
One reason that I like (Mac)Vim very much because it gives an option like this:
But not all apps give this option, it seems.
So, I am wondering if there is any solution for these annoying dots.
After some search, I found this, which was in 2012. So no updates?
Edited: By the way, I don't like ⌘+Q to close the app directly, because it may close other running windows/tabs accidentally.