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Double-click the title bar to minimize an application (OS X El Capitan)

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Want to minimize an application by double-clicking its title bar? Here's how to do it.


Open Dock in System Preferences

Navigate to System Preferences > Dock.


Change the title bar behavior

Select the checkbox next to "Double-click a window's title bar to.." and select "minimize" as the option in its dropdown.