The Dock is the primary application launcher in OS X

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How do I move the dock to the left side of the middle screen in a 3 monitor setup?

I can only move it to the far left or far right. I found a third party program that will create a new dock and place it on the inside edges of monitors, but it only handles shortcuts, applications ...
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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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Customize the icons of folder on the dock

How can I customize the icons of the folders that are in the dock in Snow Leopard?
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Remove apps from upper menu bar permanently [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hide system tray icons on OS X Hi, I have an iMac with Leopard 10.6.6 and I'd like to remove some app from upper menu bar permanently, but I don't know how to do it. ...
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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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Enabling DockbarX

I installed DockbarX on ubuntu 10.04 using following command: $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dockbar-main/ppa $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install dockbarx but dockbar is not ...
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Unable to Dock “MyComputer” in desktop in Windows7

I was trying to dock "mycomputer" by dragging the "mycomputer" icon to any edge of the screen just as I use to do in Windows XP. But Iam unable to do it . How is it done in Windows7. Attached the ...
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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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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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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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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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Thinkpad overheating on dock

My T-410 overheats while on the dock when performing intensive tasks, such as rendering video. Is there a piece of hardware I can purchase that will actively cool the bottom of the dock? Something ...
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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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How to make Docky appear over other windows

I installed Docky in Ubuntu and I have it set to autohide. One problem is that if a window is maximized, then the docky is blocked. In order to see it, I have to unmaximize or moved windows. Can docky ...
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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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Hard drive dock w/usb and esata connectivity

If I buy a SATA hard drive dock that also has a card reader, and 2 extra USB ports on the front, and I connect my MacPro to it via the new SATA PCIe Sata card I installed, will the ESATA connection ...
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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 Rainmeter “dock” like the Windows taskbar, Desktop Sidebar, or Google Desktop sidebar?

Well, I think that's the most succinct title I've ever had. Not sure what to say here, save for restating the question. Can Rainmeter "dock" to the walls of a display like the Windows taskbar, ...
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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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Snow Leopard - Add application to System tray instead of the dock

I have lots of apps in the dock right now and I wish to move some of them to the top system tray where options like Bluetooth, Spotlight, Sound, and Airport (Wifi) are displayed. How can I do this in ...
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Windows dock software with stack docklets

I'm looking for some windows dock software like ObjectDock or RocketDock that has stack docklets. eg. I could add a stack docklet icon to the main dock, and when I mouseover it, a new dock appears ...
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Why would a SATA HDD be the only one unrecognized by a SATA dock?

I have 3 Western Digital Caviar Green hard drives. One 1TB, one 1.5tb, and one 2TB. I have a SATA dock (branded Kingwin ez-dock) and a 3.5" external enclosure from Acomdata. All 3 drives work ...
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Snow Leopard dock - when I minimize files, where do they go?

I upgraded to Snow Leopard a while ago. Recently, when I minimize files in any application the files disappear - no icon that I can find, showing how to bring to a dominant window any of the ...
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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 ...
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Windows 7 Gadgets dock?

I've got four gadgets on my Windows 7 desktop. I want them to dock against the edge of the screen, such that maximized windows don't cover them (the "Always On Top" option doesn't meet my needs). Is ...
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Leopard-like dock for Windows 7

I want a dock like MacOSX Leopard's, for my Windows 7. Required features: display all open Windows, not just minimized ones when I maximize Windows, I don't want them to go under the dock. The ...
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Add Unix Executable to Mac OS X Dock

I can't drag Unix Executables to the dock like I can with other executables. Is there another way to put them there?
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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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Increase badge size on Mac dock

Is there anyway to increase the size of the badges (like the unread mail count) on the Dock? I want the badge to basically occlude more of the icon (Without increasing the size of the parent icon)
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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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How to I get window drop functionality on Mac OS X?

Windows 7 has a neat feature where the Windows Key in conjunction with the arrow keys tiles the active window. Windows key + left arrow moves it to the left half, windows key + right arrow moves your ...
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Can I add separators in the Mac OS X Dock?

I have placed too many icons in my dock. There is a separator in the Dock between Applications and the Trash. I want to add more separators in my dock for grouping, to identify groups of icons ...
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How can I differentiate between two docked applications existing on Mac OS X's dock?

I have the different versions of the same application added several times in the dock but the application icon and title is identical. I cannot change the icon or the file name because they are ...
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Mac OS X applications downloaded from Internet stuck with “circle with diagonal line” icon

After I've downloaded an application from the Internet and dragged it into my Applications folder it is shown with a "prohibited" crossed out circle icon. When I click on it the first time I get a ...
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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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i want to add safari to my imac dock?

I have tried right clicking, doesn't work. I have tried to drag icon once up on my dock to applications or desktop, doesn't work. basically i have to seek safari constantly open in order to easily ...
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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 do I dock a pidgin window in X?

Using the Windows Pidgin Options plugin, I can make the buddy list be dockable. If I dock it, other windows avoid it when maximising themselves. How do I do the same thing in X?
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Hidden minimizing effect in Mac OS X

Normally there are two minimizing effect in Mac OS X. Genie Effect Scale Effect There is one more effect. Which works like we flush water. or like flag like effect. (don't have proper words to ...
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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 make Cygwin shortcut stick to Windows 7 dock

I have recently installed Cygwin on a Windows 7 beta machine. Everything works great, except one little annoyance: The Cygwin shortcut (Start->All Programs->Cygwin->Cygwin Bash Shell) cannot be ...