New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
OS X - Operating System General OS operation information and support

Opening Programs on Dock Station


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
NeoGreen

 
NeoGreen's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 20, 2007
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 108
NeoGreen is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 13" White MacBook 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 1GB RAM, 80GB HD.

NeoGreen is offline
I recently installed Dreamweaver8 on my MacBook and for some reason it wont open in the Dock Station. I have to open it going to Finder then Applications. I see the Icon on the Dock Station but I wont let me open it from there. Did do something wrong when installing? Any advice will be helpful.
QUOTE Thanks
Martin.

 
Martin.'s Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 18, 2007
Location: Calgary, Canada
Posts: 348
Martin. is a jewel in the roughMartin. is a jewel in the rough

Martin. is offline
by dock station i take it you mean the dock? try dragging the icon from the dock to the desktop to delete it, then find it in applications and drag it to the dock again.

~Martin.

QUOTE Thanks
NeoGreen

 
NeoGreen's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 20, 2007
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 108
NeoGreen is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 13" White MacBook 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 1GB RAM, 80GB HD.

NeoGreen is offline
Awesome, thanks it worked. Sorry of not saying it correctly. It is called Dock right, not Dock Station. Man, I learn something new everyday. Thanks.:black:
QUOTE Thanks
NeoGreen

 
NeoGreen's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 20, 2007
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 108
NeoGreen is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 13" White MacBook 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 1GB RAM, 80GB HD.

NeoGreen is offline
Another question, if you don't mind. So what is the difference of having programs on the desktop and programs on the dock? Is there a difference?
QUOTE Thanks
Martin.

 
Martin.'s Avatar
 
Member Since: Feb 18, 2007
Location: Calgary, Canada
Posts: 348
Martin. is a jewel in the roughMartin. is a jewel in the rough

Martin. is offline
when you drag something into the dock it usually makes an alias (if i am correct) the actual program is in your applications folder.

~Martin.

QUOTE Thanks
eric

 
eric's Avatar
 
Member Since: Nov 04, 2006
Location: twin cities, mn, usa
Posts: 8,801
eric has a reputation beyond reputeeric has a reputation beyond reputeeric has a reputation beyond reputeeric has a reputation beyond reputeeric has a reputation beyond reputeeric has a reputation beyond reputeeric has a reputation beyond reputeeric has a reputation beyond reputeeric has a reputation beyond reputeeric has a reputation beyond reputeeric has a reputation beyond repute

eric is offline
the dock has more function than an alias on the desktop. if you context/right click on a dock icon you'll notice different actions are available (and different depending on whether the app is active or not). while on the desktop, you should just get normal file options.

Please participate in our Member of the Month polls. Every vote counts! And remember to use the user reputation system!
["Dear Homer, I. O. U. one emergency donut. Signed, Homer." - Note by Homer Simpson]
QUOTE Thanks
coach_z

 
coach_z's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jul 23, 2004
Location: North NJ
Posts: 3,169
coach_z is a splendid one to beholdcoach_z is a splendid one to beholdcoach_z is a splendid one to beholdcoach_z is a splendid one to beholdcoach_z is a splendid one to beholdcoach_z is a splendid one to beholdcoach_z is a splendid one to beholdcoach_z is a splendid one to behold
Mac Specs: i dont have no mac's

coach_z is offline
it is best practice to keep it in the doc
-chris

MoTM honor roll...
when?
i dont remember
QUOTE Thanks
NeoGreen

 
NeoGreen's Avatar
 
Member Since: Jan 20, 2007
Location: Dallas, TX
Posts: 108
NeoGreen is on a distinguished road
Mac Specs: 13" White MacBook 2GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 1GB RAM, 80GB HD.

NeoGreen is offline
thanks for the info, you guys have been very helpful.:black:
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Integration with Google? | Avid 3.0 on Mac OS X??? »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Dock Station Help NeoGreen Switcher Hangout 3 02-10-2007 09:11 PM
problem with opening programs SinCity-2 OS X - Operating System 1 01-10-2007 04:29 PM
Some programs all of the sudden stopped opening Dave113 OS X - Operating System 3 01-05-2007 02:26 AM
Need a dock station that allows me to play music through it BlueBacchus Switcher Hangout 11 09-09-2006 02:22 AM
Programs on Dock saunderscc Switcher Hangout 5 01-29-2006 01:40 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:52 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?