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Customizing the Dock’s Behavior

As if moving the Dock around and changing its size weren’t enough, there’s yet more you can do to make the Dock work just the way you want it to. The Dock preferences enable you to control the way the Dock moves—or, more precisely, the way its icons move and change size and the way windows enter the Dock.

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  • circle-1.jpg Choose Apple menu, Dock, Dock Preferences.

  • circle-2.jpg Check the box marked Magnification and then click and drag the Magnification slider toward Max if you want Dock icons to be enlarged as you pass the mouse cursor over them.
  • circle-3.jpg Choose an option from the Minimize windows using pop-up menu.
  • circle-4.jpg Click the Animate opening applications check box to make Dock icons bounce as their programs start up.

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