Mouse follow up terminal

decided to put down tips and tricks and usage notes for os x on the mac.

to have focus following the mouse (i.e. without clicking) on the defaul terminal that comes with osx, type in a terminal the following command:

defaults write FocusFollowsMouse -string YES

then close the terminal and quit. restart again and you can switch between multiple terminals just by moving the mouse on top of them; even when the terminal isn’t the application in focus. very useful when coding.

to turn it off, the command is:
defaults write FocusFollowsMouse -string NO
to delete the entry completely:
defaults delete FocusFollowsMouse

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