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Remove icons from the Dock in Mountain Lion
Authored by: Sesquipedalian on Jul 25, '12 12:44:06PM

What you are describing is having an application run in the background. This usually requires a special setting, and isn't something that can be accomplished merely by dragging an icon out of the dock. The developer has to implement this in order for it to be made possible. (Well, unless you want to hack the Info.plist inside the application bundle yourself, which will break the code signature on the application.)



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Remove icons from the Dock in Mountain Lion
Authored by: RussellK on Jul 26, '12 10:26:43AM

Thanks for the explanation and clarification. My issue was/is that apps which previously ran as "hidden" from the the dock (but not actually "hidden" since I could see them on my desktop) seem to not necessarily be able to still do so in Mountain Lion. I'm guessing it will be up to individual developers to patch these issues...



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