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Thanks to macosxhints' user 'louisdeboer' for pointing this one out. If you option-click on any of the window widgets at the top left of an application window (most Carbon or Cocoa apps, it seems), it behaves just as though you option-clicked a widget in the old Finder - the action is passed to all open windows. Want to minimize all of OmniWeb's open windows? Just option-click the minimize button. Similarly, option-click the close button, and they all close.
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More OPTION Tricks
Authored by: thinkyhead on May 10, '01 01:46:08AM

Option-click on another application's window and the current application will hide all its windows - without the sluggy genie effect.

Option double-click a folder and after the new window appears the old one closes behind it. I believe this also opens the new window in "old Finder" mode without the toolbar.

Option-click in the Dock.

What other Option key tricks are there?



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Command key tricks
Authored by: vgz on May 10, '01 01:36:13PM

Command double-click in Finder opens in new window without closing the old window.
Command-click docked item to show in finder.
Command-click items in the finder to add to the selection (works like shift-clicking).
Command-click the title in a Finder windows title bars to get the path to that window.



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