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minimizing button disappeared on OS8.0

Posted on 1999-01-11
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The button to turn an application window to a bar, it disappeared.  I tried to reinstall MacOS8.0 but could not
restore it.  why?
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Question by:byang1
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by:packratt_jk
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Did you try double-clicking the bar?
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by:byang1
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Yes, double-click can collapse the window.  I just wonder why
the button has disappeared.  Did I accidently erased some
extensions?

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by:packratt_jk
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I don't know why they removed the button but I don't know of any way to get it back
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jrsjr earned 100 total points
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There is a setting in OS 8 to turn that on and off.  Unfortunately, I do not have a Mac in front of me at work.  Look in the Preferences... under the Edit menu in the Finder.  Also try the Appearance control panel.  It may be a different contorl panel that escapes me right now.  But in one of those place, you have the option of collapsing on double-click and/or with the button.
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