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You can summon the Dock on a different display by moving the cursor to the bottom of the desired display, and then continuing moving down. It may be possible that this is occurring when you inadvertently perform that action. I answered a similar question: cmd-tab behavior on Mavericks with multiple displays.


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Have I accidentally banned Visual Studio Code.app from the macOS Dock? No. How do I resolve the issue and get the app icon to show in the Dock? You can try resolving the issue by killing the Dock process and re-launching it afresh. To do that, launch Terminal.app and execute the following command-line: killall Dock The command-line is case sensitive. ...


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I think I understand your problem.. Open System Preferences, Click on dock, uncheck "Show recent applications in dock". This should probably solve your problem.


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After some unsuccessful googling, followed by loads and loads of digging and grepping through binary files, I stumbled upon a key in a .plist which, when written, appeared to make the system temporarily forget it had any updates to bother me with. Running: defaults write com.apple.systempreferences AttentionPrefBundleIDs 0 fixed my issue for now on 10.14.1. ...


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This solution worked for me, but it might depend on the application in question. I tried it with a 3rd party app called "Burn" and it worked. Go to your applications folder and right click (control-click) on the app you wanna hide from the dock. Click on Show contents. You should now be able to see "inside" the app's files. Open the Info.plist file in the ...


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If you can't drag the mouse down due to stacked monitors, or due to some other resolution differences between monitors. Go to System Preferences → Dock → Position on screen → click Left, and the dock will move back to the primary monitor. Then you can go to the Bottom screen and follow the steps to summon the Dock, and it will return there.


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you don't need to remove/delete the Downloads folder from the dock and re add it, just move it in a new position and the re position it to the old one


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The Launchpad.app is located in your /Application Folder. You can either navigate with the Finder to your /Application Folder and drag it to your dock search Launchpad.app in Spotlight and CMD+Click the App. Your Finder will open and you can drag the App to your dock


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Edit As pointed by many others (@nitive's comment below) there is a much easier way to fix this and it is killall Dock. Kudos to @nitive Original long, boring, and not so efficient answer LOL right after posting it, I found the answer Fist: open the Dock config (plist): open ~/Library/Preferences/com.apple.Dock.plist Second: Find the item in persistent-...


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I removed the folder from the dock and dropped it back on there and it was gone :)


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Apple didn't account for the over/under monitor configuration, the overhang catches your cursor and summons the dock. In this case, the switching is constant and annoying. One workaround is to put the dock on the side of the monitor, which will prevent the summon when the overlap catches your cursor.


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Yes you can! Follow these steps: Within Finder launch the Terminal app (by default it’s in the Utilities folder within your Applications folder) Copy and paste the following command into Terminal: defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-apps -array-add '{tile-data={}; tile-type="spacer-tile";}' Press enter Rstart the Dock by entering the killall Dock ...


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go to "system preferences", then choose "Dock" and uncheck the "show recent applications in dock" radio button.


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This is a progress bar under Downloads folder. It sometimes doesn't go away after completing the downloads. One solution for this is to enter this command in Terminal: killall Dock This will reset the Dock.


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The action that summons the dock to the opposite monitor is not very intuitive for me. This is what worked for me. Don't hold the mouse button down. (When people say "drag" the mouse, that usually implies with the mouse button held down.) The target area of the cursor needs to be at the bottom area of the monitor which doesn't currently have ...


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While Yosemite doesn't provide an option to prevent the minimise animation, it does provide an option to use the "scale effect", rather than the "genie effect". I find this animation to be much quicker and much less distracting. See System Preferences -> Dock


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I just tried typing in different things and discovered that "small-spacer-tile" adds a narrow space. defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-apps -array-add '{"tile-type"="small-spacer-tile";}' killall Dock Here, a "small-spacer-tile" vs a "spacer-tile":


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I had to run the below commands to make my icons come back. It took a while to find, but it finally sorted everything. sudo find /private/var/folders/ -name com.apple.iconservices -exec rm -rf {} \; sudo rm -rf /Library/Caches/com.apple.iconservices.store killall Dock


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In Mac OS, the Dock shifts to that monitor where you made a downward gesture at the bottom (or where the dock is usually positioned). That is, if you moved your mouse pointer further in that direction (as if going out of screen), it's an indication that you are looking for the dock. So Mac brings the dock there! Look at the diagram below (yellow block is ...


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I would try the following command in the terminal to download and install updates available for your mac. All commands below require administrator privileges and will prompt for your password which is NOT relayed to the screen. You will not see the caret move at all as you type it in or be replaced by "*" per character of your password. This is normal. sudo ...


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Go to the Dock section of System Preferences and check “Double-click a window’s title bar to minimize”.


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So turns out, this problem extended to other parts in the system, namely: Xcode. After some back-and-forth communication with Apple's support case team, the crash problem in Xcode turned out to be ibtoold and pboard processes are malfunctioning. They said it's a clipboard set of processes, and if I have any clipboard-relevant apps - they might be clashing ...


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Click on the Apple menu Open "System Preferences" Select "Keyboard" Click "Shortcuts" Select "Launchpad & Dock" Uncheck "Turn Dock Hiding On/Off"


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I too have tried to have this setup, looking in display settings the closest thing that worked was this. It's not perfect but it does the job! Rearrange the left screen so that the screens meet at diagonals.


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None of the other solutions would solve this for me. The odd part about my issue (that others may or may not have experienced) is that the bar had appeared under the downloads folder yet if I opened different apps the bar would remain in place instead of staying centered under the downloads folder. What solved it for me was running killall Dock in Terminal....


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Use native PlistBuddy command to do it: /usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c 'Add :LSUIElement bool true' /Applications/[AppName].app/Contents/Info.plist Don't forget to change the [App Name]. If you wish gonna back, run command: /usr/libexec/PlistBuddy -c 'Delete :LSUIElement' /Applications/[AppName].app/Contents/Info.plist


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Occasionally the progress bar that appears under the downloads folder does not go away as it should when the download completes. You should be able to remove it by simply restarting the computer or running killall Dock at the command line (Terminal). This should reset just the dock process without having to restart the whole machine.


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(Assuming you mean to say that you have a MacBook Pro and not a MacBook because there is no MacBook that was made in 2014.) You aren't going to find a Thunderbolt 2 to USB-C adapter as it makes no sense for vendors to create one. First off, let's address the core (technical) premise of the question: ...I need a Thunderbolt 2 (male) to USB-C female ...


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It appears that the trick is to move the cursor to the bottom of screen like I normally would, but KEEP MY FINGER ON THE TRACKPAD when I get there. If you take your finger off of the trackpad, the dock won't appear, but if you keep it there then it will. (There are other reports that moving the cursor to the bottom of the screen and then repeating the same ...


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