question about open app's

Discussion in 'MacBook Air' started by schluckauf, Oct 29, 2016.

  1. schluckauf macrumors newbie

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    Oct 15, 2016
    #1
    hello
    I'm a new MAC user so my questions might be a bit stupid :)
    When I hit the CMD-TAB buttons , I can see the app's I've been using recently but most of the times , when I click on them, they won't open up ( I had not minimized them befor).. However, when I click on the item on the dock-bar, they do open up...Does anybody know the reason for this?
    Thanks!!
    best regards
    Schluckauf
     
  2. T'hain Esh Kelch macrumors 601

    T'hain Esh Kelch

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    #2
    By command-tabbing, you bring the application to the front. You'll see the menubar change to that application. Clicking an application in the dock does the same, except it also opens a new window if that application had all windows closed.
     

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