Hide a program's startup window (i.e. Skype)

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by nosfan1019, Dec 16, 2009.

  1. nosfan1019 macrumors newbie

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    Two of the apps I have set to load upon startup have a popup window that is displayed automatically. Its not a huge deal, as all I have to do is exit out of them, but I would rather them be hidden since its a bit annoying.

    The windows are for Skype and SkypeCap (a skype recorder) btw. Is there a way to solve this? Maybe some use of apple script?


    Thanks
    Ryan
     
  2. MrCheeto macrumors 68030

    MrCheeto

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    #2
    System Preferences>Accounts>Your account>Login Items (tab)

    Click the little check boxy to hide the item on startup ;)
     
  3. nosfan1019 thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Wow that was easy. Maybe I should read the details next time. Thanks!
     
  4. nutsnbolts macrumors 6502

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    You can also right mouse click on the icon of the app and there is an option there to uncheck log in when logged on. Something like that.
     

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