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Pugly

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Jun 7, 2016
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Who here hides their menu? I don't remember what OS version this was introduced in. But this one feature does a lot for making the small screen usable.

Especially on the 11 inch I use... that vertical space is a precious commodity. I don't think I would have gotten the 11 inch without this OS feature. Hiding the menu and putting the dock on the side the computer makes it feel like a tablet sometimes.
 

kohlson

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I keep mine hidden, on the right. That reflects 1) vertical space is more valuable to me than horizontal and 2) I hardly ever use it any more. Cmd-space-[a few characters of an app name]-return is much more usable, at least for me. The downside is that I am less likely to see a bouncing icon, such ads when an IM comes in - especially with external monitor.
[d'oh! ]
 
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MultiFinder17

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I keep mine hidden, on the right. That reflects 1) vertical space is more valuable to me than horizontal and 2) I hardly ever use it any more. Cmd-space-[a few characters of an app name]-return is much more usable, at least for me. The downside is that I am less likely to see a bouncing icon, such ads when an IM comes in - especially with external monitor.
They're talking about the menu bar at the top of the screen, not the dock ;)

I keep mine visible, even on my 11" Air. After many many years of having it there, I'm just too used to it :)
 
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