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10.5: Use saved searches to avoid Dock Stacks behavior System 10.5
A lot of people have complained about the fact that folders stored in the Dock automatically work as Stacks. One possible way to get around this is to use saved searches instead.

If you can create a saved search with the items you want, you can add it to the right side of the Dock, and clicking on it will open the saved search in the Finder, instead of displaying a stack. Although you can change the icon of the saved search, all saved searches have a file extension of .savedSearch, and you can't remove it.
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10.5: Use saved searches to avoid Dock Stacks behavior
Authored by: alexrobinson on Nov 28, '07 12:18:21PM

If you make an alias to the .savedSearch you can safely change the name of the alias before dropping it in the dock.

Do you have a trick to make a .savedSearch into a stack?



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10.5: Use saved searches to avoid Dock Stacks behavior
Authored by: Blacktiger on Nov 28, '07 08:58:01PM

Not likely, saved searches are just a text file with the spotlight query in it not an actual folder.

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10.5: Use saved searches to avoid Dock Stacks behavior
Authored by: jokke on May 21, '08 01:58:16PM
Rainer Brockerhoff has made Quay that does that and more:

http://www.brockerhoff.net/quay/

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