Want to hide an active window? There’s a keyboard shortcut for that.
Want hide all windows except for your currently active window? There’s a keyboard shortcut for that.
Read more after the jump.
To hide an active window:
- Type Command + H
The active window will become hidden. All other open windows will remain open.
To hide other windows except for the active windows:
- Type Command + Option + H
The active window will remain open. All other windows will become hidden. This is especially useful if you want to access a file on your desktop but want to see something in the active application.
This works in Mac OSX Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard, and Tiger.