Close window doesn't quit standalone

Alex Rice alex at
Fri Oct 24 13:04:44 EDT 2003

On Friday, October 24, 2003, at 11:01  AM, Marty Billingsley wrote:
> This is expected behavior for a Mac application.  (I don't know if
> it's expected for an RR standalone with the destroystack option
> checked.)  I often have to point out to my students that on a
> Windows machine closing the last document of an application will
> quit that app, while on the Mac, the app stays open.
> Maybe this is addressed in the Apple User Interface Guidelines....

FWIW in my shareware app Slacker ToDo Lists I added a preference for 
whether to quit when the last document window is closed. Users seem to 
have different opinions about this.

Alex Rice <alex at> | Mindlube Software | 

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