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The following Numbers represent important elements to the doc.
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The following Numbers represent important elements to the doc.  
  
[[Image:Dock_folders.jpg]] 
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1.  Web Browsers
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1.  Web Browsers  
  
2.  Audio Programs
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2.  Audio Programs  
  
3.  Image Manipulation Programs
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3.  Image Manipulation Programs  
  
4.  Video Programs
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4.  Video Programs  
  
5.  Networked Drives
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5.  Networked Drives  
  
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When you click on one of the Application Category Icons such as for&nbsp;Audio, Image Manipulation, and Video applications, a popup screen such as the following for video applications will appear.
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[[Image:Dockfolderfinal.jpg|300px]]
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For each of the different types of applications (for instance: Audio, Image Manipulation, and Video applications) a folder has been created within the Applications folder.
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[[Image:AppFolders.jpg]]
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In each of these folders exists either the applications themselves or an alias (shortcut) to the application. &nbsp;Aliases are necessary if an application needs to be in the root Applications folder, or if an application belongs in multiple categories.
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You should change the icon for the folder to an appropriate icon and then drag the folder to the dock.
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It will then be necessary to adjust the settings by control +click on the icon. &nbsp;Make sure that '''''"Folder"''''' is selected for "Display As" and '''''"Grid"''''' is selected for "View Content as"
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[[Image:Sort.jpg]]
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That's it!

Latest revision as of 15:59, 1 June 2009

The following Numbers represent important elements to the doc.

Dock folders.jpg 

1.  Web Browsers

2.  Audio Programs

3.  Image Manipulation Programs

4.  Video Programs

5.  Networked Drives


When you click on one of the Application Category Icons such as for Audio, Image Manipulation, and Video applications, a popup screen such as the following for video applications will appear.

Dockfolderfinal.jpg


For each of the different types of applications (for instance: Audio, Image Manipulation, and Video applications) a folder has been created within the Applications folder.

AppFolders.jpg


In each of these folders exists either the applications themselves or an alias (shortcut) to the application.  Aliases are necessary if an application needs to be in the root Applications folder, or if an application belongs in multiple categories.

You should change the icon for the folder to an appropriate icon and then drag the folder to the dock.

It will then be necessary to adjust the settings by control +click on the icon.  Make sure that "Folder" is selected for "Display As" and "Grid" is selected for "View Content as"

Sort.jpg


That's it!