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If you click the expand icon in OS X (the green "+"), it's default behavior is "zoom to fit," where it will zoom the window only as large as needed to fit the text. 'applenut' over on the AppleInsider OS X forum pointed out that if you hold down option and hit the zoom button, the window will zoom to fill the screen.

Cool trick, and I hadn't even tried it in three months of use with the PB. Well-behaved apps (I tried IE 5) will leave enough room at the bottom of the screen so that you can reach the bottom edge of the window without activating an auto-hidden dock.
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Authored by: Anonymous on Apr 21, '01 12:57:50PM

Nice trick, as the ability to instantly fill the screen with whatever I'm working on is one of my favorite features in Windows. The OS X treatment, however, is not system wide. Neither the Finder nor OmniWeb responded to this, though most of my other applications did.

Elobornola



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Authored by: Anonymous on Apr 25, '01 02:21:33PM

in my experience omniweb supports this feature



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Option doesn't work for me..
Authored by: itomato on May 04, '01 08:48:05AM

But shift does. For Omniweb only, though. Nothing works for Finder.



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Option doesn't work for me..
Authored by: Inverted_coma on Jul 11, '02 09:28:59AM

option works for me in omniweb and acquasition,so therefore may only be a feature of Cocoa apps ...but it dosent work in the finder



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