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How to make icons stay in the dock Desktop
I put the 'Internet Connect' icon in my dock for easy access. But when I reboot its always gone and I have to put it in again. Am I doing something wrong? Do I need to do something to save the dock's state?

Editor's note: 'cashd' provides the answer in the comments:

'When you open an application, you see it's icon in the dock. When you close the window for that app, you still see it in the dock. When you quit the application, you no longer see it in the dock.

If you want an application's icon to stay in the dock, even after you have quit it, you must click and hold on the application's icon, until a menu appears. Then you just need to select, "Keep in Dock" from that menu.'
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Tell icons to stay.
Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 28, '01 09:32:47PM
When you open an application, you see it's icon in the dock. When you close the window for that app, you still see it in the dock. When you quit the application, you no longer see it in the dock.

If you want an application's icon to stay in the dock, even after you have quit it, you must click and hold on the application's icon, until a menu appears. Then you just need to select, "Keep in Dock" from that menu.

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Tell icons to stay.
Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 30, '01 11:47:40AM

Thanks that just what I needed :-)



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Tell icons to stay.
Authored by: Anonymous on Mar 30, '01 10:15:07PM

A simpler way to do this: when the application is running and the icon appears on the dock, just drag the icon off the dock and drop it back in. It should stay permanently on the dock (until you decide delete it, of course).



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