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Deskpins / Afloat Alternative Mac Mavericks

When I was on PC i loved deskpins. Afloat is a similar app for mac. I am having trouble getting the Gethub app to run after compiling and archiving with xCode. https://github.com/millenomi/afloat/ ...
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0answers
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mac: automatically zoom all zoomed†windows when switching monitors

Is there a way to zoom (the + button) all windows that were zoomed when switching displays on a mac? I frequently switch between my work monitor to the laptop monitor at home and having to resize all ...
2
votes
1answer
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AppleScript: Open a new window in current space without switching to active window in another space

I want to have an application open a new window in the current space without switching to a space in which a window is already open, but I want to keep the When switching to an application, ...
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How can I find an OSX application that is running but whose window is not visible?

I'm running an application on my Macbook Pro. Since yesterday I can't see the application's main window. Its icon is showing in the doc and its options are showing in the top menu bar on the desktop. ...
0
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0answers
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Terminal Blank Window

Whenever I log into terminal it just opens up a blank window. At the top of the window instead of "bash" it says "login". It happened after I opened a command that wasn't completed yet. I tried ...
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2answers
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Which (default) fonts contain the Windows/Apple logo?

I'm looking for fonts which are installed on Windows respectively Apple by default which contain either the Windows or Apple-logo . According to this article it should be character ...
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vote
2answers
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Stop minimized windows from opening when application gets focus in OS X

Let's say I have one window open in Chrome but it's minimized (I want to save it for later reading). I want to open a new tab in a new window. If the minimized window is the only window I have open in ...
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2answers
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How to make a non-active window also react to mouse clicks immediately, rather than having it become only active?

I've been using a Mac at work for a couple of months now, but after getting used to it there still are some annoyances that I'm trying to eliminate. If I have multiple windows open, clicking on a ...
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3answers
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Unshrinkable windows/dialogs like Photo Booth in OS X - can I make them smaller?

On Mac OS X, some windows are a fixed size (eg. Photo Booth). Is there a way I can make them smaller to take up less space on a smaller screen?
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1answer
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How to Keep a Window in Front of Others in Mac OS X?

Does anybody know if it would be possible to keep a window in front of others on Mac OS X (10.6) ? I would like to be able to have my firebug console open while debugging my site and my screen real ...
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3answers
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Mac OS X utility for resizing windows from any side?

One of the (few) features of Windows that I miss in Mac OS X is the ability to grab any side of a Window and resize (with all the other sides staying in place). Is there a utility for Mac OS X that ...
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Reset Mac OS X Windows Position after de-attaching external monitor

Using Mac OS on multiple monitor is great, but after removing external monitor (2nd monitor) usually windows position originally on the external monitor doesn't get re-positioned to default monitor. ...