Enable slow genie minimize

Enables “Slow Genie” minimizing by using the shell to rewrite a hidden system preference.

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4/5
Total Actions
8
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Shortcut Information

Use this shortcut to enable the old Mac feature that’d slowly animate the window closing if you held Option while pressing the yellow minimize button.

Run this shortcut a second time if you want to disable the preference as well.
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Extra Details

Run Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://run-shortcut?name=Enable%20slow%20genie%20minimize
Open Shortcut deep link
shortcuts://open-shortcut?name=Enable%20slow%20genie%20minimize
AppleScript code
tell application “Shortcuts Events” run shortcut “Enable slow genie minimize” end tell

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