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The dock area on the right side of the line separator is reserved for recently used apps. You can go to System Preferences > Dock and tick Show recent applications in the Dock. However, note that it will only keep recent apps and is not customisable.


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Passing the -n flag when using the open command opens multiple instances of an app. For example, running open -n -a Terminal several times will open multiple instances of the terminal app, as seen below


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Terminal -> killall Dock Right click the icon> Show in Finder. Pull up the icon then it disappears


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I don't have a specific answer as to what causes macOS to do this, however there is an issue on the VS Code GitHub repository which has lots of discussions about this (for VS Code app at least). It seems to have something to do with launching an app directly (executing the binary inside XYZ.app/Contents/MacOS) instead of via Launch Services (the open command)...


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While documenting this problem, I stumbled upon the solution -- after two years of fiddling with this. Note the new placement of the laptop in the arrangement below when compared to that in the original post. I had tried swapping monitors, cables, ports on my MBP dock, the menubar location. Nothing helped. And while I was writing up the original post I ...


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I was using a logitech MX master connected via bluetooth, i connected a wired Apple mouse and the hover issue went away immediately. I was having problems in VS Code not showing the hover tooltip and its because it uses the hover functionality.


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I don't know of any dock that will support two laptops at the same time. I have two suggestions: Use the Pro most of the time, have an external drive attached to the dock for file sharing. Shut down the Pro unplug the thunderbolt cable connecting it to the dock and plug in the Air when you need to. File transfer from the external drive through the dock ...


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A dock built to accommodate two hosts will be rare to non-existent. One reason is few people will want such a thing, and companies build devices for sale that they believe will bring a return on their investment, and another is that how such a dock should behave will be difficult to define, which makes the required investment in building such a dock quite ...


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One way is to use built-in way to open new window while clicking on link. ⌘ + , to open Safari preferences > Tabs and one can see following options: So ⌘ + ⌥ + click will open link in new window and makes it active. By adding ⇧ will not make new window active. Also - what action you call minimizing? Because I can't reproduce any sudden window opening if ...


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An application's icon will bounce in the macOS Dock until the application enters its main event loop and begins responding to user input. See How do I make the dock icon stop bouncing after my app wrapper script starts?


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The answer: the dock icon will bounce until the parent app process exits. Therefore the solution is to fork a new process for your real app and have the parent exit. That's all there is to it.


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