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since the Lion update, every toolbar is missing.

For example:

  • Word 2011
  • Adium
  • Finder

In Snow Leopard it was possible to click on an little button in right up corner. But it's not visible anymore.

In Word 2011, I can make it visible with the CMD+ALT+T shortcurt. But the Button is already missing in every program.

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Can you show us a screen shot? Are you missing a certain functionality? – slhck Aug 18 '11 at 10:35
The Pill Button is gone -> On peurpose. – Vervious Aug 19 '11 at 3:52
up vote 3 down vote accepted

In Mac OS X Lion, the toolbar can be hidden and shown from the View menu.
View Menu

You can also right-click the title bar of a window to find a "Hide Toolbar" option, if you'd prefer to do it with the mouse.
Title Bar Contextual Menu

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is there no button anymore? – Phil Aug 18 '11 at 20:23
Nope, the toolbar pill button was probably user-tested to show that most people never noticed it, and so it has been replaced with the fullscreen button on apps that support it. – NReilingh Aug 18 '11 at 23:15
OH WOW! Thank you for this explanation!! – Phil Aug 19 '11 at 7:18

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