Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!


Click here to return to the 'unhide/hide key combo' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
unhide/hide key combo
Authored by: canisbos on Apr 28, '11 10:28:08AM
By the way, I would argue that for people who prefer to keep their Dock hidden most of the time, it's almost always better to focus the Dock instead of unhiding it. If you find Cmd-Opt-D easy to press, I would assign it to the "Move focus to the Dock" action instead of "Turn Dock Hiding On/Off".

There are at least two nice benefits of focusing, rather than unhiding, the Dock. One: After you're done using the Dock, it goes back into hiding automatically. Two: Once the Dock is in focus, you can use the keyboard to select and act upon items in the Dock. For example, you can quickly activate a specific application by typing the first few letters of its name to select it and then pressing Enter. Another example: After selecting an item, press the up arrow key to activate Dock Exposť with the selected item in focus.

[ Reply to This | # ]