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The icons in my Dock is locked

Some time ago I locked my Dock, because I was annoyed by accidently dragging the icons around in the Dock. I did that by running this command: defaults write com.apple.dock contents-immutable -bool ...
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How can I make pref changes via defaults command happen immediately?

There are many changes to Finder, Dock, etc. preferences that you can do with the defaults command, i.e. defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool yes However, in order to make the ...
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Using OS X 10.9 Mavericks's new mutliple monitor setup, has anyone discovered a way to keep the dock on the main screen?

I have actually seen this question posted all over the internet. It sounds like literally everyone is annoyed with how the dock hops from monitor to monitor. I would estimate that more than 95% of the ...
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Missing Dock Icons OSX Mavericks

First off (this has been happening more and more recently) I open my MBPR 11,3 (OSX 10.9.2) to a black screen - sometimes it has a working cursor. After holding down the Power Button for 5 sec the ...
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Setting Custom Docks for ALL users in Mavericks?

I work in a domain setting where the domain is managed by Active Directory. The macs are set up with domain logins, no local profiles. I am trying to set the default dock for Mavericks. I used to copy ...
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mac: change icon of app launched with arguments?

I launched firefox from the Terminal with some command line arguments. It appears in the doc and now I want to change the icon from the firefox icon to something else and keep it in the dock. How do I ...
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1answer
856 views

When in VMWare Fusion (Unity view) how do you place shortcuts to Windows apps on the Mac Dock or Desktop?

Running VMWare Fusion 5 under OS X 10.7. When in Unity view how do you place shortcuts to Windows apps on the Mac Dock or Desktop? As shown here previous versions of VMWare Fusion appeared had an ...
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On a Mac, can I close windows from the dock?

It is such a pain to open the window from the dock, just so I can close it. Surely there is a way to close it without opening it, and I am just missing the trick. Any help appreciated.
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what is com.apple.dock.agent?

I would like to know some details about com.apple.dock.agent? What is this process? is it so important? does it has anyhting to do with UI? I would really appreciate if one can share as many details ...
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Is there a way to make the Dock in Mac OS X display your most frequently used apps?

I want this to be done automatically, so that I don't have to drag and drop anything myself.
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In Mac OS X 10.6, is there a way to disable the trigger that shows the dock when the mouse is at the edge of screen?

I would still like to use the dock and toggle show/hide with the default keyboard shortcut, but just take the mouse trigger out of the equation completely. I know similar questions have been asked ...
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Can I move my dock to the left hand side?

On a Mac, can I move my dock bar to the left hand side? Also, if I want to have my downloads folder on my screen (not on the dock, on my 'desktop'), is that possible?
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Cannot insert applications in Mac OS X's dock

For some reason I cannot insert an application into the main part of my dock. Is there a technique or some kind of limit?
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Mac resize window below dock

On my Macbook Pro running OS X 10.6.3 I can't resize a window below the top of the dock. That is, I can't drag (resize) the lower right corner of the window below the top of the dock. However, I can ...
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Add Dock to second monitor on Mac OS X

Is it at all possible to add a dock to a second monitor on Mac OS X? If so, how?
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Lotus Notes doesn't open from Dock

Ever since installing Lotus Notes on my Mac I haven't been able to properly access it from the dock. If the program is off then it will open up fine the first time but then clicking on the icon will ...
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Completely automatic hide|show dock based on which app is focused on Mac

Are there any apps that will allow me to set a preference to auto hide|show the dock based on which application is in focus? Ex: if I'm using Final Cut, i'd like to have the screen completely ...
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How can I get an dock icon to launch a program multiple times?

I want to launch a program (Eclipse IDE, in this case), but I want to be able to launch multiple instances of it. I'm running Mac OS X 10.5. I can add a script to the dock, which does this, but it ...
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Running Application Does Not Show Up In Dock

I notice that my running applications on Mac OS X (10.5) do not show up in Dock? Even when I have icon for the application in the Dock, it does not show the 'blue highlight' when I click the ...
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How to add Safari to my Dock?

My Mac mini system tray (Dock) havs so many icons. However Safari's icon is not available in the Dock. I can see the application in my Applications folder. How can I put Safari onto my Dock, so I can ...
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How Can I Set the OS X Dock to Show Instantly Instead of Waiting Half a Second in Snow Leopard?

Having a MacBook Pro 13" I find myself trying to maximize the screen real estate constantly which have led me to put the dock at the right hand corner of the screen. Now in an attempt to save a few ...
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4answers
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High Level Start Menu or Dock Category Recommendations

After installing a lot of programs, my start menu on the windows and doc on mac collects to many object for visual control. So, organizing folder and placing (or installing) programs into these start ...
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Hide Windows app icons in dock with VMware Fusion's Unity mode

Is it possible to have VMware Fusion to not show the icons for Windows applications in the dock while in Unity mode? They can often be redundant and I would love to remove them
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4answers
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How many Applications can I minimize in Mac OS X Leopard?

If I minimize the application that I'm currently using, it goes to the end of the dock. How many applications can I minimize like this?
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7answers
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How to remove the Dock in Mac OS X Leopard

I don't want the dock that is at the bottom of the screen. I don't want to hide it but completely remove it. How can this be done? If not possible, why not?
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Cmd-Tab suddenly stopped working, and my Dock is unresponsive, what do I do?

command ⌘+tab⇥ and my Exposé shortcuts have stopped working, and clicking/mousing over dock icons has no effect. What's wrong? What can I do to get things back?