One of the things in Mac OS X that I have always wondered about is that little green zoom button next to the close and minimize buttons. I never have been able to figure out what it is supposed to do. For me, it seems like it does something completely different every time I click it.
I have to admit, as much as I prefer Mac over Windows, the maximize button in Windows is much more intuitive than the zoom button in OS X. Not to worry though, as with many other features in OS X, there is a way to change it. You can use a nifty little application called Right Zoom. Right Zoom runs in the background of you operating system, not even noticeable to the average user. Its purpose is to make that zoom button toggle your windows between full screen and the mode that they were in previous to you pressing the zoom button.
Personally, I find this little modification a nice thing to have running. The video below will walk you through downloading, installing, and setting up the program. If you have any questions or comments, do not hesitate to leave them. Enjoy!
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