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    Change the MAX Magnification of the Dock (Picture inside)
    You can change the maximum dock magnification level... up to 512 px.. **DO NOT EXCEED 512***

    In the Terminal type (copy/paste) the following (change the 512 to whatever you would like):

    defaults write com.apple.dock largesize -int 512

    press Enter

    Now in the Terminal type (copy/paste):

    killall Dock

    (This will reset the dock)

    Obviously 512 is WAY too large (I like 192 or less)... but here is what 512 looks like:


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    WHOA!!! That's huuuuuuuuuge!!

    Cool trick!
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    You can't help but see them now. Wow.
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    WOW, that is LARGE!

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    uh, what kind of email do you get with that icon?
    also, what happens at size 513?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Neo View Post
    uh, what kind of email do you get with that icon?
    also, what happens at size 513?
    I get gmail and work email on it. I just like using different icons.

    At 513.... oh my..... you DO NOT want to do that!!!!!!

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    Very cool trick RIDE!!!!!!!!! Geez, I wouldn't even need my reading glasses for that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RIDE View Post
    I get gmail and work email on it. I just like using different icons.

    At 513.... oh my..... you DO NOT want to do that!!!!!!
    Okay.....so what does happen at 513?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RIDE View Post

    At 513.... oh my..... you DO NOT want to do that!!!!!!
    he sounds like he wants us to try it...

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    what happens at 513: it does not get any larger, it goes back down to a very small height, but nothing else happens..

    yep. powerbookg4 tried it..
    he tried it?
    yes he tried it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PowerBookG4 View Post
    what happens at 513: it does not get any larger, it goes back down to a very small height, but nothing else happens..

    yep. powerbookg4 tried it..
    he tried it?
    yes he tried it.
    Kudos to you. Your a brave soul!


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    Like mathorge said I can read it with out my glasses and from across the room.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rman View Post
    Like mathorge said I can read it with out my glasses and from across the room.
    Lol... yes.. 512 is a bit large... but 192 is perfect (for me).

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