Using scrollable stacks


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Using scrollable stacks

One of the features introduced in Mac OS 10.5 Leopard was stacks, which is a way of viewing and opening the contents of a folder in your Dock without having to open the folder itself. For example, when I click my Applications folder in the Dock, I see a grid of all the applications currently installed on my Mac. Now the problem with the Grid view of stacks was that you only had so much room to view the icons. If you had more items in the folder than could be displayed in the stack grid, you would see a button that said something like '20 more in Finder' which you could then click to open the actual folder you were looking for. But that usually meant having to start searching all over again for the file or item you wanted to open.

This minor annoyance has a very simple fix in Snow Leopard. Stacks are now scrollable. To show you what I mean I'm going to grab a folder with lots of items in it. I'm going to go to my main hard drive, and I'm going to drag the Library folder i...

Using scrollable stacks
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Using scrollable stacks provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Garrick Chow as part of the Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard New Features

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