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Arranging Icons on the Mac Desktop

Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. Shop on Amazon. Subscribe to OSXDaily. Follow OSXDaily. Drag the app icon to its target location in the Dock, and release the mouse button. If you miss the target, you can always move the icon later. The second method of adding an app to the Dock requires that the application is already running.

Running apps that haven't been manually added to the Dock are temporarily displayed within the Dock while they're in use, and then automatically removed from the Dock when you quit using the app. The Keep in Dock method of adding a running app permanently to the Dock makes use of one of the slightly hidden features of the Dock: Dock Menus.

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When you use the Keep in Dock method to add an app to the Dock, its icon will be found just to the left of the Dock separator. This is the default location for the icon of a temporarily running app. Simply click and hold the app icon you wish to move, and then drag the icon to its target location in the Dock.

Dock icons will move out of the way to make room for the new icon. When the icon is positioned where you want it, drop the icon and release the mouse button. This makes your Mac book into 'Safe Mode' but not before fixing the disk at a low level as if you fixed by booting from the DVD and not the hard disk.

Once you have booted up, you will be at your desktop but in safe mode. At this point, simply reboot normally and you should have your sticky mouse flypaper mouse, scotch tape mouse, superglue mouse, stickum mouse unstuck. Discussion is locked. Follow Follow this discussion and email me when there are updates Stop following this discussion.

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Just my thoughts. Appreciate your thoughts. Tweaking Mouse Settings?

Tweaking mouse setting. I'll guess I'll follow your advise and check with Apple. Try this:. RE: Try this. Solution that worked for me.

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