messages doesnt run in background

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by jgbr, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. jgbr, Jan 15, 2013
    Last edited: Jan 15, 2013

    jgbr macrumors 6502

    Sep 14, 2007

    The messages app (which in itself is working fine and linked to my number and email accounts) seems to close when i hit red and not just disappear from the desktop. (The program completely shuts instead of staying running)

    I have to minimise it.

    Obviously I'd like it to work like mail and I am confused if it's normal or a bug/setting.

    File/close window shuts the whole program too.

    sometimes the active program light goes out and it still works, that normal?
  2. lightz39 macrumors regular

    Nov 30, 2012
    I've gotten into the habit of CMD+H things that I need to stay open when I don't want to see them. You would normally do CMD+W.

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