Dock

Dock Tips

Dock Tips

The Dock is the bar of icons that sits at the bottom or side of your screen. It provides easy access to many of the apps that come with your Mac (like Mail, Safari, and Messages). You can add your own apps, documents and folders to the Dock, too. To use an item in the Dock, click its icon.(…)

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Customizing the Mac OS X Dock

Customizing the Mac OS X Dock

OS X’s Dock is a key part of the operating system that has helped define the Mac experience for over a decade, and as OS X has changed so too has Apple’s implementation of the Dock. Like many aspects of OS X, however, end users can customize the Dock to better suit their tastes and(…)

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The Dock on Multiple Displays

The Dock on Multiple Displays

The Dock can automatically appear on a secondary display if you drag your mouse to the bottom of the screen on the secondary monitor (this will cause the Dock to switch displays from the primary display). Unfortunately, this can get annoying if you’re not used to this behavior. A simple fix is to move your(…)

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Stacks

Stacks

A stack is a Dock item that gives you fast access to a folder. When you click a Stack, the files within spring from the Dock in a fan or a grid, depending on the number of items (or the preference you set). OS X starts you off with two default Stacks: one for downloads(…)

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Dock

Dock

The One-Click Trick to Moving the Dock: Okay, so you’re working in a program like Final Cut Pro or iMovie, which takes up every vertical inch of the screen, and when you go to adjust something near the bottom, the Dock keeps popping up.Oh sure, you could move the Dock to where it’s anchored on(…)

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Using the Dock:

Using the Dock:

The One-Click Trick to Moving the Dock: Okay, so you’re working in a program like Final Cut Pro or iMovie, which takes up every vertical inch of the screen, and when you go to adjust something near the bottom, the Dock keeps popping up.Oh sure, you could move the Dock to where it’s anchored on(…)

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