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Option-click to Hide Apps Quickly

This trick has been available in the Mac OS for years, but many people still don't know it. If you have too many windows cluttering up your screen, you can hide specific ones easily as you work. When you're in any application, hold down the Option key and click on another app's window, on the Dock, or in the Finder to switch to that other app and simultaneously hide all the windows in the previously current app.

 
 

The TidBITS Reader Wishlist for Apple in 2015

After the TidBITS staff shared their Apple wishes for 2015, our readers wrote in with a few more excellent ideas.

 
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