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I like the way WriteRoom let's you focus on writing. Screen black: only a prompt. Is there a OSX utility that makes the same focus mode available to other app. For instance when you are writing an e-mail or iTunes it blacks out the rest of the screen?

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Press Cmd-Option-H to hide all other applications. Switch applications by Option-Clicking the new application's Dock icon to hide the previous application.


Always hide background applications by using tools such as Backdrop or Doodim.


Dim or hide the menubar by using Menushade.


Since OS X Lion, most applications can be made full screen, usually by pressing Cmd-Ctrl-F.

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