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101 things you (maybe) didn’t know about MacVector: #29 – Option-Click to Close All Windows

If you are like me, you often find yourself with many, many windows open while using MacVector. Sometimes you just want to get rid of everything and start all over again with a different project. You can always just quit MacVector and start again, but there is an easier way:

Hold down the option key while clicking on the red close button of any window. All of the currently open windows will close. If there are any windows with unsaved changes, these will stay open and you will be prompted to save each open file;


You can perhaps see better how this works by looking at the MacVector File menu. Normally, if you open that menu, it will simply have the Close option;


But if you hold down the option key, the menu item changes to Close All…


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