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    Copying Folders to Dock Without Copying Files

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    Copying Folders to Dock Without Copying Files
    When I drag my Pictures folder to the dock, it copies all of my pictures in the folder and places them in the dock as well. On Windoze, I can just place a shortcut to the Pictures folder somewhere without having to copy all the files involved. Is there a way to just put shortcuts to folders without having to copy the entire contents of said folders?

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    Copying Folders to Dock Without Copying Files
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    You can right-click a folder and make an alias to the folder and drag that onto the dock but . . .

    When you drag a folder from finder onto the dock you get full access to those files but they're not moved or copied.

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    Copying Folders to Dock Without Copying Files
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    when something is on your dock, it is a shortcut. i think you may be confused by the "stacks" feature ( http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/desktop.html ). this is only giving you better access to your files that are still stored in the user/pictures folder.

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