|Jul 1, 2011, 02:47 PM||#1|
Download Dock Question
New to the forum and new to the Mac having bought an IMac a couple of months ago. Moving from MS Windows I am still low on the learning curve but making progress.
My question concerns the Download icon in the dock
I have an IMac 27" , i7, running OS 10.6.8 using the FireFox browser with the downloads folder set as the location to save files..
When I download a file from the internet, a window opens and I see the file drop in and I can open it, move it, whatever. But later when I click on the download icon in the dock and expand it, the file(s) are not there.
If I open Finder, look under places and open my user name and then look in downloads, all the files are there.
I thought the dock download icon was just a pointer to my download folder, and I would see the same file list from either.
What am I missing and how do I get the dock icon to give the same list?
|Jul 5, 2011, 03:29 PM||#2|
It's supposed to be the same. You can just drag the icon off the dock and drag the folder you want down there.
ACMT, ACTC, ACSA
|Jul 5, 2011, 07:48 PM||#4|
|Jul 7, 2011, 09:50 AM||#5|
Download Dock Question Resolved
Dragging the top folder worked.
Have no idea what I did to mess it up in the first place.
Thanks to all who responded.
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