8. Customizing the Dock

In This Chapter

• Taking the Dock preferences out for a trial run

• Configuring the Dock with the icons you want most

• Changing the appearance of stack icons

The Dock is a key component of the desktop—one that you use continually. In Chapter 3, “Using the Dock,” you learned about the two sides of the Dock, what the icons do, and generally how to use the Dock. In this chapter, you learn how to take the Dock up a notch or two. You find out how to tweak the Dock in every possible way.

Setting the Preferences for the Dock

Even if you don’t know what the default preferences for the Dock are, you probably have experienced the fact that they work just fine. Don’t settle for “just fine,” though. Make the Dock work just perfectly ...

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