Maximizing Windows

Issue/Question

When I click the green maximize button the application goes to full screen in its own space.

Environment

  • macOS

Cause

The maximize behavior changed in OS X El Capitan.

Resolution

Method 1

Double-click on the title bar to maximize the window without going full-screen.

Method 2

Hold down the Option key while clicking on the green maximize button to maximize the window without going full-screen.

Details

Article ID: 2236
Created
Tue 7/26/16 12:57 PM
Modified
Wed 7/29/20 1:18 PM

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