Finally you can close all windows when quitting an application

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by Doc69, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. Doc69 macrumors 6502

    Dec 21, 2005
    If you have been annoyed by Lion because it opens all windows and tabs from the previous session when starting an application, this feature can now be turned off in Mountain Lion! :)

    This was a major annoyance for me in Lion, because I use many Text Edit documents and Safari Windows at the same time. But if I close the app, I don't want them to all open again the next time I start it (for example opening text Edit to make a new note, and then six other documents open at the same time).

    It's possible that this has been posted before, but it's so great that it's worth to post again, in case someone missed it.

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  2. philMBP macrumors 6502

    Nov 19, 2007
    Too bad you didn't notice that this was in Lion all along:
    System Preferences > General > “Restore windows when quitting and re-opening apps”

    different wording...

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  3. Doc69 thread starter macrumors 6502

    Dec 21, 2005
    Oh, I didn't know that! In the beginning when Lion came out, I went through every menu and did not find this item. Did I miss it, or did they add this feature in a later update, like 10.7.3 or 10.7.4?

    Anyway, thanks for pointing it out.

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