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I have my preferences set so that CTRL-D closes my current window, but I'd like the Terminal application to quit if I close my last/only terminal window. iTerm2 can do this. Can Terminal do it?

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open applescript editor and paste in

on is_running(appName)
    tell application "System Events" to (name of processes) contains appName
end is_running

set app to "Terminal"

repeat
    if is_running(app) then
        tell application app
            set WindowNum to get window count
            if WindowNum = 0 then
                quit
            end if
        end tell
        delay 5
    end if
end repeat

Then save the script and run it by double-clicking it.

  • You can get this to work for most programs. – Kamin Pallaghy Dec 17 '15 at 17:46

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