Instance Property


A Boolean value that indicates whether the window is minimized.


@property(getter=isMiniaturized, readonly) BOOL miniaturized;


The value of this property is YES if the window is minimized; otherwise, NO. A minimized window is removed from the screen and replaced by a image, icon, or button that represents it, called the counterpart.

See Also

Minimizing Windows

- performMiniaturize:

Simulates the user clicking the minimize button by momentarily highlighting the button, then minimizing the window.

- miniaturize:

Removes the window from the screen list and displays the minimized window in the Dock.

- deminiaturize:

De-minimizes the window.


The custom miniaturized window image of the window.


The title displayed in the window’s minimized window.