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im using this wallpaper



and was wondering if a application or settings could make downloads go to the designated area
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Nope.


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Keeping stuff on the desktop is a bad idea for a wide variety of reasons. I just wrote a lengthy post on the topic so I won't repeat it here. I think that wallpaper's rather clever, but OS X just isn't designed for that workflow. You could easily put the Downloads folder in your Dock to perform EXACTLY the same function (ditto the other "categories").
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