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GeekBind - Useful window handling features
Authored by: televisionmind on Apr 18, '06 12:01:43PM

You can get iTunes in/out of mini mode by assigning a keyboard shortcut to the "Zoom" menu item (which corresponds to the green window control button).

In System Preferences -> Keyboard & Mouse:
- click the "+" button to add a new keyboard shortcut
- You can select iTunes, but I set it to "All Applications"
- put "Zoom" for the Menu Title
- enter the keyboard shortcut combo of your choice

note: using the Option key can produce some very inconsistent results.
I used Apple + Shift + Z (but this replaces "Redo" in a lot of apps, like SubEthaEdit)

If you decide that you want this functionality across more apps, repeat the instructions for the same key combo, but for the Menu Title "Zoom Window"

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GeekBind - Useful window handling features
Authored by: macdad82 on Apr 18, '06 01:07:04PM

iTunes, at least in version 6.0.4, already has a command to zoom/unzoom the window. it is ctrl + command + z

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GeekBind - Useful window handling features
Authored by: G-Mantle on Apr 18, '06 03:51:28PM

I tried setting up a custom shortcut before, but all it did was blink the window menu (where the "zoom" command is normally). The window remained the same.

This isn't a critical function to me, so I don't really want to go through the effort of troubleshooting it. Thanks for your suggestions, though.

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