Tag Archives: osx

Maximized windows in OSX

Several months ago, I complained about how Mac OSX’s “zoom” button is extremely inconsistent, and how the internet is full of Apple fanboys who insist that non-maximizing is The One True Way to compute and that you should just live without it, and once you get used to it you’ll like it. From Apple’s OSX… Read More »

On consistency

Apple seems to think that nobody ever needs to maximize their application windows.  Instead, they provide a “zoom” button, which is supposed to toggle the window between “show as much content as possible” and a user-defined (manually set) size. The problem is that this “zoom” button (which doesn’t actually zoom anything) is extremely inconsistent in… Read More »