When I reboot my machine, I'd like it to reopen all my programs and windows, and put them back in the same place, after restarting. how do I do this?
(I'm on 10.6, and use spaces)
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You can start as many application at startup by adding them to your Account Prefs :
For the windows... I don't think there is an easy way to do it. But if it's some documents, you can added them the same way.
I started an Applescript to start up the applications that make the core of my day, though I need to add in more functionality like opening specific URLs and folders (though it wouldn't be hard, I just haven't had the time).
tell application "Firefox" activate end tell tell application "Versions" activate end tell tell application "NetNewsWire" activate end tell
I saved it as an application, named it "AM" and it sits on the far left of my Dock. I come into my office in morning, wake up my Mac, and click the icon.