Title Bar

A title bar is a small strip that extends across the top of a window. It displays the title of the window and typically includes the close, minimize, and maximize buttons. In macOS, these buttons are on the left side of the title bar, while in Windows, they are on the right. Some title bars contain tabs, while others have tabs below them.

Both Mac and Windows allow you to move a window by clicking and dragging the title bar. In Windows, you can double-click the title bar to maximize the window or restore it to the previous size. In macOS, double-clicking the title bar minimizes the window and puts it in the Dock.

If you have several windows open, you can identify each window by simply looking at the title bar. In Windows, you can hover the cursor over an icon in the Task Bar to reveal the titles of all open windows. In macOS, you can view window titles in the "Window" menu of an open application. You can also right click or click and hold an icon in the Dock to display a list of all open windows for that application.

When you open a window on the desktop, the title bar displays the name of the current folder. When you open a window in an application, the title bar typically displays the name of the current file. If you haven't saved the file yet, the title bar may display "Untitled" or something similar. When you save the document, the title will change to the name of the document.

Updated December 6, 2018 by Per C.

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