Folders

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by Zeeinnm, Dec 8, 2012.

  1. macrumors member

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    Dec 11, 2007
    #1
    I lost the little folder at the bottom of my screen on the desk top that lets you get to documents from different programs easily. Can someone help me with what it is called and how to get it back?
     
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    Weaselboy

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    Jan 23, 2005
    #2
    Click the Finder at the left of your Dock. That will open a window showing your user folders. Just drag the Documents folder from there into the right side of your Dock.
     
  3. macrumors member

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    #3
    I think Zeeinnm is talking about an 'alias' icon on the desktop. Go to your user folder and highlight the 'Documents' folder then right click or hold down the 'Control' key and click on the icon if youre using a single button mouse and choose 'Make alias' from the sub menu. Now drag the alias icon to the desktop.
     
  4. macrumors Westmere

    GGJstudios

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    May 16, 2008
    #4
    It's called your Documents folder, which resides on the toolbar at the bottom of your screen, known as the Dock.

    Restoring Folders to the Dock
     
  5. macrumors 601

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    #5
    You could be right. The suspense is killing me! ;)
     
  6. macrumors member

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    UK
    #6
    Me too. I wish the OP would clarify.
     

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