Forum Question: How to restore the three colored dots on the upper left corner

Somehow the colored dots on the upper left corner of my screen are grey, What do I have to do to go back to red yellow and green again . Thanks.
Adrian Araya

Comments: 7 Responses to “How to restore the three colored dots on the upper left corner”

    7/28/11 @ 1:11 pm

    Which window? The three dots appear on every window. But that doesn’t mean that every window supports each of the three functions. It is possible to be using a window in an app that doesn’t allow you do do any of those three things. And it is possible to disable them in various modes. So which window, in which app, doing what?

      Adrian Araya
      7/29/11 @ 12:07 pm

      Yes, I still have the three dots , but they are grey, not red yellow and green, and I like my colors back. Thanks.

        8/9/11 @ 12:27 am

        I think you mean that the maximizing, minimizing & closing buttons in each window are colored gray instead of green, yellow & red (respectively). Well, it’s easy to change it: Preferences->General->Appearance (choose “Blue”).
        Hope that I helped…

          Adrian Araya
          8/18/11 @ 12:17 pm

          Thank you very much.

    7/31/11 @ 9:42 am

    Just exit full-screen mode and your traffic light dots will reappear. Use the little diagonal arrows in the upper right screen to toggle between full and normal screen mode. That works for me.

      Harold Mattner
      7/6/12 @ 10:58 pm

      Thank you David. It worked for me too!

      11/17/12 @ 9:12 am

      I don’t see any diagonal arrows David, what am I missing? Thanks Kari

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