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Make the green button set a window to full screen size
Authored by: charlesbouldin on Mar 13, '09 01:22:34PM

Gawd. This should be called "Wrong Zoom" since it enables the brain dead Windows "maximize" behavior.

Zoom means "enlarge to show all content".

Windows Maximize means "enlarge the current window to the full screen size even if that window then contains lots of useless white space and covers up everything else on the screen".

The Windows Maximize is really a BAD implementation of what the Mac does with "hide others".

I'd love an app that would make the Windows Maximize work like the Mac; I can't imagine why any Mac user would ever want the Windows behavior on a Mac.



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Make the green button set a window to full screen size
Authored by: clh on Mar 13, '09 09:00:08PM
I can't imagine why any Mac user would ever want the Windows behavior on a Mac.
One reason - to reduce visual clutter. Occasionally I'd like to have everything else just "go away" so I can focus on the single task at hand. Command-Option-H (Hide Others) is a possibility, but I seldom remember it. Option-GreenButton would be a good idea, IMO. The current behavior of the green button violates the Principle of Least Surprise (again IMO).

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Make the green button set a window to full screen size
Authored by: robogobo on Mar 14, '09 05:31:40AM
I suggest trying Think from Freeverse
http://freeverse.com/apps/app/?id=7013

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Make the green button set a window to full screen size
Authored by: yofal on Mar 15, '09 09:24:24AM
Deskshade is also brilliant for this…it simply covers over your entire desktop with your desktop picture (you can toggle this behaviour with your own key command). When you need to see files on the desktop just engage exposé to reveal everything *under* the picture. Brilliant.

http://macrabbit.com/deskshade/



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