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Welcome to Mac OS X Leopard.
The Dock in Leopard has a
sleek new look and a new
feature called Stacks. With
Stacks, you can quickly
access frequently used files
right from the Dock.
Stacks are simple to create. Just drag any folder to
the right side of the Dock and it becomes a stack.
Click a stack and it springs from the Dock in either
a fan or a grid. To open a file in a stack, click the
Mac OS X Leopard includes two premade stacks
called Documents and Downloads. You opened this
file from the Documents stack. The Documents stack
is a great place to keep things like presentations,
spreadsheets, and word processing files. You can
drag files to the stack or save them to the stack
from an application.
Stacks automatically display their contents in a fan or a
grid based on the number of items in the stack. You
can also view the stack as a list. If you prefer one style
over the other, you can set the stack to always open in
Stacks intelligently show the most relevant items first,
or you can set the sort order so that the items you care
about most always appear at the top of the stack. To
customize a stack, position the pointer over the stack
icon and hold down the
mouse button until a menu
appears. Choose the
settings you want from
To remove a file from a
stack, just open the
stack and drag the item
out to where you want it.
To delete a file, move it
to the Trash. In fact,
when you’re done
reading this document,
feel free to throw it out.