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The green button isn't for maximizing. If you want to maximize, use the "fullscreen" button in the upper right of the window: The zoom button is intended to make the window the best possible size that shows the most of the window's content. This is the most useful when working with multiple windows, because you see as much as your screen will hold, but it ...


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The window expands to fit the content, and don't add additional whitespace like windows OS does. Now let’s look at Apple’s website in Safari. Notice the first image below is a very small window with both vertical and horizontal scrollbars. The second image shows what the window looks like after clicking the Zoom button. Again, it takes up all of the ...


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Just so it's explicit, the full list of default point sizes for type in OS X is as follows: 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 18, 24, 36, 48, 64, 72, 96, 144, 288 There are two competing historical reasons why this set was probably chosen. Before System 7 (released in 1997), all fonts on the Mac were bitmap fonts, rather than TrueType outline fonts (chiefly because ...



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