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A compilation of hidden dock menu additions
Authored by: SirG3 on Jun 18, '03 11:35:00AM

There needs to be one for minimized windows... To close them without opening the window :(

SirG3



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A compilation of hidden dock menu additions
Authored by: thalez on Jun 18, '03 01:00:15PM

I 100% agree. I would be great to close minimized windows directly form the dock.



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Closing minimized windows
Authored by: zeb on Jun 18, '03 01:38:14PM
There is... This is a copy of my "minwindow" tag:
<key>minwindow</key>
<array>
    <dict>
        <key>command</key>
        <integer>2003</integer>
        <key>enabled</key>
        <true/>
        <key>name</key>
        <string>MinimizedWindow</string>
    </dict>
    <dict>
        <key>command</key>
        <integer>2000</integer>
        <key>separator</key>
        <true/>
    </dict>
    <dict>
        <key>command</key>
        <integer>2000</integer>
        <key>separator</key>
        <true/>
    </dict>
    <dict>
        <key>command</key>
        <integer>2004</integer>
        <key>name</key>
        <string>Close</string>
    </dict>
    <dict>
        <key>command</key>
        <integer>2004</integer>
        <key>name</key>
        <string>Close</string>
    </dict>
</array>
For some reason the separator and the close (2004) command need to be repeated... And as you can see, I have changed the first command (2003) to "true" which changed the menu item from gray to black (for easier reading).

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Closing minimized windows
Authored by: Iceberg on Jun 18, '03 03:07:57PM

The menu item is there, but has no effect. What am I doing wrong?



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Closing minimized windows
Authored by: koelling on Jun 18, '03 03:11:16PM

I too get a menu item, but no action.



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Closing minimized windows
Authored by: englabenny on Jun 18, '03 03:43:19PM

It seems it only works on finder windows.



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Closing minimized windows
Authored by: zeb on Jun 18, '03 04:49:00PM

oddly, this is true for me too. I can get it to work in: Finder, iTunes, BBEdit 7.0, and Amadeus II for starters (I didn't test every app). I wonder what the difference is between how these and other apps implement their own "close" commands.

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Closing minimized windows (CARBON?)
Authored by: a1291762 on Jun 18, '03 06:53:47PM

If it works on those apps, perhaps it relies on carbon?



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Closing minimized windows (CARBON?)
Authored by: englabenny on Jun 18, '03 08:14:34PM

That seems to be the case.. No wonder apple hasn't got this funtion into a public release then..



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Closing minimized windows (CARBON?)
Authored by: djLOKI on Jun 20, '03 04:14:02PM

OK I thought I'd spent the last 2 years a little too high or something, as I could have sworn there had been a "close" option in the Developer preview relseases, and I think that Jag preview had it also.

There was also a cool "yield" traffic sign that popped over the dock icon of an unresponsive application, and now that I think of it, you could choose to minimize applications to the dock or desktop.

Hey, anybody out there got a copy of the "old" music player, about DP3 release time or so? I'd like to get my hands on it.

TIA!



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RE: Music Player
Authored by: cybergoober on Jun 20, '03 05:51:34PM

I tried to copy it off of the Public Beta onto a system running Jaguar. It didn't work.



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RE: Music Player
Authored by: djLOKI on Jun 27, '03 07:38:02AM

Bummer, I really liked that little player. Oh well, thanks for the reply!



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Guess what's back in Black Cat!!
Authored by: djLOKI on Jun 27, '03 07:47:22AM

So I'm messing around with this 10.3 installation freshly "re"installed on my iBook 2003 Turbo SE. (Note I ended up installing twice, first time around was a trial as upgrading from 10.2.6, let's just hope that this feature is "fixed" for the final release as half my apps didn't work after the upgrade of a VERY vanilla starting point.) Installing as a new install worked fine...I degress.

Anyway, the "close" option is back in the dock contextual menu for everything I've tried so far, "Steel" finder windows and all!



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