On Jan 17, 1:51*am, Eustace wrote:
> On 2010-01-07 10:19 David Pyles wrote:
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> > Bill Braun wrote:
> >> Eustace wrote:
> >>> On 2010-01-06 16:21 Tarkus wrote:

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> >> [snip]

>
> >>> What does the exit button extension button does differently from the
> >>> upper right hand corner x?

>
> >>> emf

>
> >> It emulates File > Exit. Why this is different from [ X ] I do not know,
> >> but am given to understand that it is a relevant difference.

>
> >> Bill Braun

> > The difference is that File > Exit and the exit button issues a file
> > close command, while the upper right hand corner x issues a window close
> > command. *While closing the last window usually closes a program, it is
> > not always the case, especially if there are background processes
> > running as their often are in a browser.
> > Dave Pyles

>
> Well, when I use FF I normally have 1 maximized window open so I don't
> need to use an alternate way of closing it. But with OOo I try to
> remember not to click the x since in Vista it forgets then the
> dimensions of the normal window, preferring to double click on the top
> left icon, whose desktop shortcut is Alt + F4. It would, actually be a
> good idea to start using that way for every program, including FF,
> since, rarely, I do use the normal window and change its dimensions. Is
> Alt + F4 equivalent to Ctrl + w?
>
> emf
>
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Alt + F4 closes an application,
Ctrl + F4 closes a window (and the application if there are no other
windows open)

For Firefox, Ctrl + F4 would be the same as Ctrl + W

Regards,
Gabor