14 responses

  1. Yariv
    March 22, 2013

    Fullscreen on ML is actually command+ctrl+f

    • Kobers
      March 22, 2013

      Yup, that one works for me too but Command+Power doesn’t

      My guess is the author customized his and forgot to double-check others, heh

      • Raymond
        May 17, 2015

        same here.

  2. Asmus
    March 22, 2013

    You can use command+tab to toggle between applications.

  3. Dave
    March 22, 2013

    as a windows refugee, I think Apple has overcomplicated this. One thing that gives me fits is if I minimize a window, and send it to the dock, how do I get that window back to active?

    Or if I have multiple Safari, Preview or other windows open, there’s no simple way to ‘browse’ through them via the keyboard. Command / Tab cycles you through the application windows, not all instances of an application like an email you’re reading, another you’re composing, etc.

    • Kilian
      March 24, 2013

      I can recommend Witch (http://manytricks.com/witch/), it ‘fixes’ all your problems.

    • john doe
      April 5, 2014

      I thin you are looking for Command + ~

  4. Stephen
    March 23, 2013

    Dave, per Tip 1 above, one can easily cycle through multiple open windows of any application via Command – tilde.

  5. Dave
    March 23, 2013

    No, that doesn’t work (like windoze) for any window that you have minimized to the dock, only for windows open and active on the desktop.

    As an example, let’s say I am reviewing several pdfs, and browsing the ‘net. I reach my objective on 2 of the pdfs & minimize them. They are stuck on the dock until clicked on. In windoze you can simply alt-tab through the list of all apps, open or minimized.

  6. Emte
    March 23, 2013

    What’s the wallpaper used in the first screenshot? It’s not the default Galaxy (OS X Lion), is it?

  7. Arthur
    March 23, 2013

    “To be clear, we’re talking about the `/~ key, which is alongside the 1 key on a standard US qwerty keyboard.”

    And for azerty ? :(

  8. Nicolas
    June 10, 2015

    Thank you for tip #3. I really don’t like Fullscreen except for writing or movies, but really missed the old Minimize/Maximize of the green dot. Now it’s back. Woohoo!

  9. jw
    October 11, 2016

    Awesome, thank you!

  10. Zeth
    May 30, 2017

    Neither ‘Zoom’ nor ‘Maximize’ worked for me after the update ( to macOS Sierra v. 10.12.5 ). What worked for me was to install ‘Spectatle’ ( https://www.spectacleapp.com/ ). And set that up. Another way to permanently fix it, is to use Witch ( https://manytricks.com/witch/ ). I’m not an employee or owner or anything – just a user. I may I say, that it works wonderfully for my needs.

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