A Beginner’s Guide to Resizing Mac Windows

You can resize a window in the Finder and almost any app by clicking and dragging on the edges or corners of a window. You can use the Option key to drag opposite sides or all sides at once. The sides of a window will stop at the edges of the screen. You can also double-click a corner or edge to move that side to the edge of the screen or fill the entire screen without going into full screen mode.

Comments: 4 Responses to “A Beginner’s Guide to Resizing Mac Windows”

    Bob
    1 year ago

    Wow! I’ve used Mac’s exclusively since 96 and didn’t know about a few of these. Thanks!

    Jimmy
    1 year ago

    Thanks for this lesson. Loved the option key and the double click

    bill braun
    1 year ago

    Me – I have been using a Mac since 1984 and am still learning new things like double click option corners. Brilliant!

    Enrique
    1 year ago

    There’s another way to resize Mac windows. When you take the cursor to the edge just use three fingers to expand the window.

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