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Can one put the Dock above the menu bar?

Having the menu bar and the Dock closer would eliminate a lot of vertical mouse movements. The bar also doesn't need to be so thick. Is there a way I can place the Dock above the menu bar (and, ...
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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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Overlaying custom badge for each profile on Firefox icon on OS X

I am using profilist to switch between profiles without docking an additional icon, and I would like to be able to distinguish the icons by overlaying a custom badge on each of them, but I cannot find ...
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Mac OSX crashed and now global PATH settings seem to be incorrect

I had to hard power off my mac when it froze on the login screen after a sleep resume. After the reset it seems like any application that uses the system environment PATH to launch other processes ...
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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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Is it possible to force replace files on iMac?

Is it possible to force replace an item that's in use? Because I'm trying to replace the dock image, but since it's always open it wont let me.
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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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Excel icon not showing open workbooks in dock

I have a coworker who no longer sees the options to click on open workbooks. Here's how it looks when it's working correctly: Note the Workbook1 & 2 showing up. He does not have that on his Mac. ...
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Weird Console log spam when switching spaces

I'm on an iMac running OSX Mountain Lion 10.8.5, so whenever I switch spaces I see a bunch of these entries in my console log as part of system.log. 30/11/13 12:42:06.056 PM Dock[208]: ...
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How do you prevent the dock from switching monitors in OSX Mavericks?

In Mavericks, Apple introduced a "feature" where if you hover at the bottom of any screen the dock pops up on that screen. This is disrupting my workflow as I am constantly having the dock pop up ...
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OS X doesn't open dock without clicking when moving mouse to the edge

I used to move the mouse to the edge where the dock is and it would open immediately. Now the mouse pointer stays stuck in the current window. I have to click and then the dock opens. How do I fix ...
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Launcher for windows which is exactly same as Mac OS X?

Is there any launcher for Windows which is exactly the same as Mac OS X in both feel and features?
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OS X Different Docks For Different Desktops

Is there anyway or is there any software out there that will allow me to have a different dock for each desktop... Meaning, I would like to only see the windows open on that desktop for that dock... ...
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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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Why do apps appear in force quit but not the dock?

Why do apps appear in force quit but not the dock? Text edit is not open on my dock or Cmd+Tab but I see it Text Edit open on Force Quit. Why would it be open in Force Quit but not Cmd+Tab or the ...
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Where is the dock background image located in OSX?

Just so you know, I have seen the other similar posts, like this. Anyway, do you know where the background image is located in OSX Mountain Lion? Or at least a way to change the dock background ...
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Mac dock suddenly changed appearance

Randomly my Mac OSX dock just dropped down, then when it came back up it had changed from the default 3D dock to this: I have searched google for hours and no one else seems to have this issue? Is ...
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remove Mouse Over events to hide/unhide dock

I have been googling around to find a way to remove the dock on a Mac OSX Lion. However, I understand that there could be complications in retrieving minimized windows. So disabling it completely is ...
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Disable unread count in the Skype dock icon

Is there anyway to disable the unread count in the Skype dock icon? I don't want want to use the Mark unread messages as read immediately option, since I want to see what I missed when I switch back ...
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Way to Stack Application Instances in OSX Dock?

I run OSX with tons and tons of application instances; so I am looking for a way to tell OSX to stack application instances in the dock the same way Windows 7 does. (blasphemy, I know) Is there a way ...
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any way to assign hotkeys to open minimized windows? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Cycling through minimized windows I usually have 3-4 firefox windows, 1 macvim and adium in OSX 10.7. I like to keep only one or two windows open at a time with the rest ...
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Selecting whether to dock or quit an app

In OSX is it possible to set a preference for a program for whether it fully quits or stays running in the dock on closure of the last window? e.g. Netbeans for MAC defaults to completely quitting, so ...
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Can the Mac OSX Lion dock automatically unhide when an application icon notification bounces?

I'm surprised not to find any related questions here. I'm a first time Mac OSX Lion user at a new job, and I'm wondering if there is an internal or third-party method of causing a hidden dock to ...
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Looking for Windows 7 task bar style win+number key to activate apps, for Mac

I was looking around for a utility that emulates the Windows 7 effect of Win + a number key to activate an application from the position on the TaskBar matching the number. Spotlight, Quicksilver ...
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Replacement For Mac OS X Dock

I have been using Mac OS X Loin since two months and feel that I can't tweak the Dock much. For Example, I am unable to stretch the Dock to 100% width of the screen. My Idea is something similar to ...
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Sometimes, Lion apps all refuse to quit and dock freezes

I'm running OS X and recently upgraded to Lion. Since then, every so often (maybe once every three days or so), my computer gets into a state where every app refuses to quit. I can open new apps no ...
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How to disable OSX dock [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I remove the Dock in Mac OS X? After installing quicksilver I rarely need to use the OSX (snow leopard) dock. I would like to disable the OSX dock from showing ...
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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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Make a dock icon always open a new window in OS X?

In OS X (Snow Leopard), I find that for web browsers and terminals, whenever I click the dock icon, it opens the existing window, not open a new one. Is there any way to modify the behaviour so that ...
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How can I remove the Dock in Mac OS X?

Does anyone know how to remove the Dock in Mac OS X? I was also wondering if I could move that bar to the right side of the screen.
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How do I pass command line arguments to Dock items?

I'm attempting to follow the instructions for pinning startup tabs in Chrome. On OS X how do I add command line arguments to items that persist in my dock?
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How do I make X11 windows play nice with the Dock on OS X?

My dock is on the left side of my screen & by default X11 Window Manager (wants to start at the uppermost left corner & it's always behind the dock. The X11 terminal app itself doesn't do ...
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Downloads folder in Dock

I accidentally removed my Downloads folder from the dock. I dragged it back from Finder but it doesn't work like it used to, it's just an ordinary folder now :( Any ideas how to restore it to it's ...
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OSX: Add Dock icon for dedicated Terminal command

I use Mutt. I want a dock icon to launch it. Is such a thing possible? I'm looking for a way to add a second Terminal icon to the Dock which lets me launch a specific command, "mutt" in this ...
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Mac OS X Sub Folders of Applications?

Quite a hard question to phrase but I know there is an Applications folder in the Dock, above that being programs pinned to the dock, with a dot showing that they are open. Is there a way to organise ...
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Dock displays low-resolution icons

Recently, I've noticed that the dock has been starting to display low-resolution icons in place of the former high-resolution icons for common apps like Stickies, Word, iTunes and Preview. Looking at ...
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Pin the Dock to the top or disable it

I wonder if it is possible to pin the Mac OS X Dock to the top in Snow Leopard? I see lets of ideas on how to do this when I Google for it, and Secrets (the tweaking app) also provide it as an option, ...
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Can you resize all mac windows at once? (e.g. when docking)

I've recently bought a Henge Dock, and like the ability to plug my MacBook in and instantly reconnect to all my peripherals (external monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc.). The only problem is that when I ...
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1answer
842 views

Hide an application's dock icon [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Show/Hide Application Icon in Dock Is there any way to keep an application from displaying an icon in the dock on Mac OS X?
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How to I get window drop functionality on Mac OS X? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to I get window drop functionality on Mac OS X? I really like using the drag-n-drop feature on Windows 7. (Drag a window to the edge of your screen to auto-fill half ...
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Keyboard shortcut to unhide or unminimize a window in OS X

I know how to Hide (Cmd+H) or Minimize (Cmd+M) a focused window in OS X, but I can't find a keyboard shortcut or even a menu item to restore, unhide, unminimize, or otherwise show a window that I've ...
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Place alias in the dock on Mac OS X

How can I place a alias in the Dock? Drag and drop does not work :(
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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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OS X dock, switch between application's open windows by clicking on its dock icon?

Let's say I have Safari active and I want to cycle between its open windows by pressing Safari's dock icon (instead of pressing cmd+>). Is it possible to accomplish this somehow?
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Mac open multiple instance of application

Mac OS X 10.6 I am new to Mac. In Windows, we used to open multiple Visual Studio or Eclipse instance and switch to each other by clicking icons on taskbar. I found this thread shows how to create a ...
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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 OS X Dock - number of open windows?

There is one big issue for me with Dock in OS X - it does not shows you if more than one window is open in an application. For example, I'm browsing with Firefox and a site opens a background window ...