Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!


Click here to return to the 'Disable automatic application termination in OS X ' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
Disable automatic application termination in OS X
Authored by: chabig on Aug 02, '12 02:32:56PM

"You can test this experimentally by opening Preview, opening a PDF, closing the window, and then switching to another app. Preview disappears from the Dock and the Cmd-Tab list."

On my machine, Preview stays in the Dock and the Cmd-Tab list. I think the System is smarter than you think and is basing the decision to terminate or keep open based on demand for resources.



[ Reply to This | # ]
Disable automatic application termination in OS X
Authored by: DavidRavenMoon on Aug 03, '12 08:08:21AM

So I just tried opening Preview, and then opening a PDF. As soon as I closed the PDF window Preview did quit, and it is still in the Activity Monitor.

Very odd.

---
iMac 2.93 GHz Core 2 Duo, 8GB, 1TB, Mac OS X 10.8
www.david-schwab.com
www.myspace/davidschwab
www.sgd-lutherie.com



[ Reply to This | # ]