Mac OS9: Application Switcher
The Application Switcher is a great way
to toggle back and forth between applications. You can undock the
Application Switcher and drag it around your desktop to keep it
in reach for quicker access.
Select the menu bar. Move your mouse
up to the top right corner of your menu bar and click once on the
application name that appears. It may just be the finder that's
Drag out the Application Switcher.
While you're mouse is still down, drag down and away from the top
menu bar. This will cause the Application Switcher to be undocked.
A thin, gray line will appear once the Application Switcher has
been successfully removed from the menu bar. Release the mouse button
once you've moved the Application Switcher away from the menu bar.
Change the view options. You can modify
the Application Switcher's views by clicking on either the Zoom
Box or the Collapse Box.
Display only icons. Click the Zoom
Box to display only the icons for the applications.
Display large icons. Holding down
the Option key, click the Zoom Box. This will enlarge the standard
size icons to the large size. You can return the icons to the original
size by holding down the Option key again and clicking the Zoom
Move the Application Switcher. Click
and drag on the title bar to move the Application Switcher around
Close the Application Switcher. Click
in the Close Box to close out the Application Switcher To open it
again repeat steps 1-2.
Select an Application. To select other
applications that are currently open, click on that application's
icon in the Application Switcher. The current application will be
identified in the Application Switcher by a depressed button.