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How to make a MacOS app without a window just the component?

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I am trying to make an app without the rectangular border/window entirely, just the view component is visible.

Like Grammarly, its a button floating beside any textfield on my Mac

Grammarly floating button as an app

So far I have done:

  • set the app as an agent in info list (removed the app from dock)
  • hide the title bar

Desperately need help.



Without a window, your macOS app will not have a user interface for interaction. It will rely on programmatic implementation or integration with other applications to provide functionality.


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