Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Is removing or modifying the chrome-bar (topbar) of an OS X window possible? The window in question is the window from Terminal.app.

share|improve this question
3  
In Mac OS, we call that the "title bar". By the way, how are you planning to move the window without it? –  Spiff Apr 4 '10 at 19:56
add comment

3 Answers

up vote 2 down vote accepted

It's possible if you're developing your own application. If you're using someone else's then it's only possible if they wanted to make it possible.

share|improve this answer
    
Can I just wrap the terminal in my own app? –  Moshe Apr 4 '10 at 19:40
    
No, you cannot. –  Hasaan Chop Apr 4 '10 at 20:46
add comment

If you're looking for a chromeless Terminal window you may be interested in a program such as Visor - an application that allows you to show and hide a Terminal window whenever you want.

The other alternative is to modify Terminal.app but I would caution against it as the downsides outweigh any advantage but quite a fair margin.

share|improve this answer
add comment

You may want to look into iTerm, if you haven't already. It's an open source OS X terminal app. I've looked into the source and it's pretty approachable if you've had a little Objective-C.

share|improve this answer
add comment

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.