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Authored by: jub on Feb 25, '02 02:51:31PM

It's just a good idea to not move apps around your OSX system. This is simply the way Unix (all flavors) work. Since it's not really a usability issue, it's not real likely Apple will fix it.

For a few years now, the prevailing advice has been for people to not move apps anyway - more and more, applications are storing local preferences and other resources they must use. You have never been able, for example, to move Quark Xpress out of its folder and expect to have access to your Xtensions. You just make an alias of Xpress and put the alias wherever you want.

For those Virgo types who simply MUST re-organize, i'll echo other suggestions for creating a folder of shortcuts (which is all the apple menu was anyway), and then drag the folder to the dock. You'll get an ever-available shortcut to whatever you want - practically the same thing.

This is a pretty small gripe, IMO - not likely to get much attention or sympathy from Apple.



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