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March 02, 2004

Dock Dividers

Dock Dividers
Is your Dock getting a little too messy and confusing? If so, grab this dock dividers and organize right away!

Download Dock Dividers - Vertical

Download Dock Dividers - Horizontal

Updated: Horizontal version of Dock Dividers is now available
Comments

1

You are too cool. :-) Thank ya very much for these!

Posted by: Sage at March 2, 2004 10:28 PM
2

Dang Adam! Nice website. The problem I mentioned to you about the top being cut off is now looking fine. One problem though... As I scroll down further, the blue-gray background dissappears, and all i see is a plain gray background with white text on it. Maybe an old-version-of-safari problem? And my website revision is comming along pretty good too. C ya!

- Ernest Liu

Posted by: Pixel Sage at March 3, 2004 01:20 AM
3

Congratulations on being featured on CSSVault, this is a beautiful design!

Posted by: Lex at March 3, 2004 06:53 AM
4

Dock Dividers didn't do anything interesting
on my computer. I'm running 10.3.2. Each of the app files just showed up in the dock as the generic document icon.

Posted by: Eric Marshall at March 3, 2004 05:13 PM
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Hmmm.. That must have something to do with .ZIP compression screwing up resources fork.

Iíll recompress it in .SIT format instead. Let me know if it stills show up as generic document for you

Posted by: Adam Betts at March 3, 2004 05:50 PM
6

How about making a version of them for people with the dock on the side? It would pretty much just involve rotating them 90 degrees. Just a though. Real cool idea though, but not much use for me as is...

Posted by: Illtron at March 4, 2004 11:33 PM
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Curse my atrocious spelling!

Posted by: Illtron at March 4, 2004 11:38 PM
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I am using Panther. I can not drag the dividers to the dock. Actually, I can drag them there, but they do not show up in the dock. Any suggestions?

Posted by: Colin D. Devroe at March 4, 2004 11:39 PM
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Illtron, how stupid of me to forget horizontal version of dock dividers. It'll definitely be up sometime today :)

Colin, you can add the dividers into dock by drag them to Document area first (Trash, Folders, etc) as stated in Read Me. It will move itself to Application area. Weird workaround, isn't it? :)

Posted by: Adam Betts at March 5, 2004 02:15 AM
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Thanks Adam, I'll be checking for them.

Posted by: Illtron at March 5, 2004 05:41 AM
11

Adam, thanks dude. My appologies, I read the readme without actually 'reading' it. Illtron, get the hell outta here, you vertical dock user.

Posted by: Colin D. Devroe at March 6, 2004 12:03 AM
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I tried to use the Instructions file (included with the download) to put one of these nifty little dividers on the right (folder/file) side of the app bar but it didn't seem to want to move as suggested. However, I found another 'solution.' In case anyone else is interested, here's what I did:

1) {optional} I copied the dividers to /library/icons so I'd know where to find them in the future
2) I clicked the divider I wanted to use
3) I hit command+c to copy
4) I hit command+v to paste and a new file with the word "copy" in the file name appears
5) I clicked on the new file, for me "White Dots copy"
6) I hit command+i to open the Get Info pane
7) I clicked on the right arrow next to "Name & Extension:" to open that field
8) I changed the name of the file from "White Dots copy.app" to "WD file.rtf" -- any name you like will work BUT you need to change ".app" to ".rtf" to change it from an application to a file. (I'm sure there are many other extensions that would work as well, but this was my first guess.)
9) I closed the Get Info pane
10) The message "Are you sure you want to change the extension from '.app' to '.rtf'?"
11) I clicked "Use .rtf" to accept the change
12) Last, I clicked the new icon (WD file.rtf) to the place I wanted it to sit on my Dock and viola! I have a new divider on the right (file/folder) of the dock.

BTW, I'm running OS X v10.2.8 -- I don't know exactly how Docks behave differently on different flavors of OS X.

Posted by: xj at May 9, 2004 01:51 AM
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