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Authored by: babbage on Oct 30, '03 10:56:50PM

My thinking is kind of the other way around from what Rob described: when I hide an app with many open windows, I like that the dock icon also goes translucent.

Of the windows that remain visible, it's fairly easy to glance at the dock, note the dark triangles, and know which windows are currently on the desktop and which ones are hidden.

When everything is overlapped and you can only see a sliver of some windows -- if that much -- this can be useful.

If you want to clear off some space, the same trick can apply -- the Finder is already hidden but Safari & Terminal are both unhidden. I'm not using Terminal at the moment, let's get those five windows out of the way for a little while. Etc.

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