Archive for August 15th, 2016

by Tom Nelson

The Dock may well be one of the most recognized user interface elements used by the Mac and OS X, as well as the newer macOS. The Dock creates a handy app launcher that usually hugs the bottom of the screen; depending on the number of icons in the Dock, it may span the entire width of your Mac’s display.


Screen shot © Coyote Moon, Inc.

Of course, the Dock doesn’t have to live at the bottom your display; with a bit of tinkering, you can customize the Dock’s location to take up residence along the left or right side of your display.

Most users consider the Mac’s Dock a very handy app launcher, where a single click or tap can open a favorite app. But it can also be used as a convenient way to access frequently used documents, as well as manage currently running apps.

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