Difference between revisions of "Setup of Dock and Applications"

From MIIS Wiki
Line 15: Line 15:
 
<br>  
 
<br>  
  
When you click on one of the Application Category Icons such as for&nbsp;Audio, Image Manipulation, and Video applications, a&nbsp;
+
When you click on one of the Application Category Icons such as for&nbsp;Audio, Image Manipulation, and Video applications, a&nbsp;  
  
 +
<br>
  
 +
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.
  
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.  
+
[[Image:AppFolders.jpg]]
 +
 
 +
<br>
 +
 
 +
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.
 +
 
 +
You should change the icon for the folder to an appropriate icon and then drag the folder to the dock.  
  
[[Image:AppFolders.jpg]]
+
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"
  
<br>
+
[[Image:Sort.jpg]]
  
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.
 
  
The icon is changed for the folder and then the folder is dragged to the dock.
 
  
It is likely that when you first right now a stack of programs within the folder &nbsp;To specify the look and the feel of the icon and action
+
That's it!

Revision as of 16:58, 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 


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!