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Two ways to pin your 10.1 dock Apps
I don't know if any of the GUI utilities still work in 10.1, but I was able to pin my dock to one side (or top/bottom) by taking the original code for pinning from the 10.0.4 version of DockMenus.plist and adding it to the DockMenus.plist file in 10.1. Refer to the original instructions for editing this file in "Move and Corner your Dock".

The code I added to the 10.1 DockMenus.plist file (~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.dock.plist) after the closing [/dict] tag for key 1013 (as this was its original position) is as follows:
[dict]
[key]command[/key]
[integer]1014[/integer]
[key]name[/key]
[string]Pin[/string]
[key]sub[/key]
[array]
[dict]
[key]command[/key]
[integer]1020[/integer]
[key]name[/key]
[string]Start[/string]
[/dict]
[dict]
[key]command[/key]
[integer]1021[/integer]
[key]name[/key]
[string]Center[/string]
[/dict]
[dict]
[key]command[/key]
[integer]1022[/integer]
[key]name[/key]
[string]End[/string]
[/dict]
[/array]
[/dict]
Happy pinning!

[Editor's note: The easy way to do this (but what fun is that?) is to get TinkerTool 2.0 Preview Release. Under 10.1, it installs as an additional preference panel - quite slick, actually, and still free!]
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What? Isn't that built in?
Authored by: Loren on Oct 08, '01 01:24:10PM

What do you mean by pin the doc? OS X.1 lets you move the dock, and it stays there. What am I missing?



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Location vs. pinning
Authored by: robg on Oct 08, '01 06:11:49PM

What's build it is the ability to change the location of the dock - side, bottom, or other side. Pinning refers to anchoring one end of the dock at the corner of the screen. So you move it to the side, then pin the dock at the bottom of the screen. It can now only grow "up", making the trash (for example) pretty much a fixed target in the bottom corner of the screen.

-rob.



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