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I want to know how to keep applications and safari "up" at the same time. Each time I open one application, the other one minimizes. I don't want this. I have a very large screen and there are times I want to see things side by side (e.g., I may be reading a "how to" online and wanting to try it in Photoshop, but I can't do that)
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That shouldn't be happening. Are you using an enhancement such as "Mission Control" or a third party application that has modified OS X? Also you need to tell us about your Mac and which version of OS X you're using.
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You can also check out Window Magnet to auto snap windows into half screen, quarter screen or full screen.
Great little tool for only $0.99. There are probably more, that just happens to be the one I started using.

(Could be, but sort of doubt they are minimizing - only being hidden behind the new window - depending on which apps you're talking about.)

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Thanks for the tip. Just installed it, and it exactly what I was missing!
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Thanks for the link. I had never heard of it but just installed it and think it will work nice on the small 13" screen.
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For others that are to anal to spend $0.99c then there is another great tool that does a lot more than window snapping and thats Download BetterTouchTool for Mac - Customize Trackpad gestures on your MacBook. MacUpdate.com

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