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Window controls on the left! Yay!

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Happy with the latest updates for some Mint tools: now they allow for window controls on the left!

Me happy, because I always put them on the left (Mac-style). Much more natural place, because the menu button is also on the left. Now those tools finally follow the user preference change. It was a small nuisance, but a nuisance nevertheless. Now this nuisance is gone. :mrgreen:
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Jolly Good.
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As a Mac user, I always cursed their placement at the top left: too often I slid on one of the three small buttons with the mouse, between the Mac menu bar and the program icons ...
Just like I found the original Apple mouse basically idiotic.
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Pjotr wrote:
Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:08 am
Happy with the latest updates for some Mint tools: now they allow for window controls on the left.
'Allow for' i'm all for :D 'Change' for all users just to be different less so.
So i'm glad this is an option for those like yourself that are more comfortable with the Mac style. For myself it is 'natural' to have them on the top right ;)
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Well, classically, there were only two window control buttons in Mac OS: a close button on the left, and a maximize button on the right. Someone came out with an extension (I think it was an extension, but it might have been a control panel) called something like Window Shade, which added another control which reduced a window to its title bar.

So, exactly how Mac-like do you wanna go, Pjotr? :lol:
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