If this is something that interests you, then you would:. By the way, if you're wanting to close an App rather than just a window, you can also do this via the heads-up display. More specifically:.
However, if you have multiple windows open you could inadvertently close the wrong window. As I've suggested in my comment, using Better Touch Tool is, according to me, the only way to achieve this.
What you have to do after installing Better Touch Tool is:. Even if the window is successfully closed in Mission Control, it still maintains the outline for the app.
I know it's not the best but a way to do this is explained here: Feel free to expound a bit and submit this as an answer. If this is something that interests you, then you would: Closing apps By the way, if you're wanting to close an App rather than just a window, you can also do this via the heads-up display. More specifically: Please add an source.
Move a window to a space Move a window to a desktop space: And heaven help you if you need to duck back to the desktop—to find a newly downloaded file, for example, or to eject a disk. Gnome Shell has something similar to Mission Control but each window has an "X" at the top left that allows you to close it from the overview.. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Closing all open windows does not always quit the application.
I agree, both our answers are very similar. However, using BTT to achieve this functionality is the only way I'm aware of to do this, and it's been the workaround for many years since OS X Lion was introduced in I think, maybe earlier , so I certainly don't claim to have come up with this approach first. In fact, I note the MacRumors post is from , so it could be my original source.
You can use do this by using Better Touch Tool as suggested by Anthonin C's comment. However, if you have a trackpad or touchpad, you may. I have recently bought a new MacBook Pro after 4 years of using Windows, and I really missed the ability of directly closing windows in Mission.
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