In the previous post, we looked at 6 different ways to minimize an application window. Today we continue with the theme of minimizing windows with another tip – this time, we look at how to hide all your open windows except for one. I’ve heard this method referred to as Hero mode or Front-and-Center mode mode.
To hide all application windows except for one, press the Option + Command (⌥ + ⌘) keyboard combination and then click the Dock icon for the application you want to keep open. All other windows are then hidden and the icon that you clicked is brought to the foreground.
Another way to hide all open windows is to click the application’s name on the menu that you wish to keep open and then choose Hide Others. All other open windows are hidden and minimized in the Dock.
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