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OS 10.5 - Change the MAX Magnification of the Dock (Picture inside)


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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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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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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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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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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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Like mathorge said I can read it with out my glasses and from across the room.

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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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