Nice little terminal feature for your stacks :)

Discussion in 'Picture Gallery' started by MattyK, Jan 17, 2009.

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    MattyK

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    I recently found a nice little terminal bash to really add some zing to the stacks grid interface, if you use stacks regularly, like I do. This is what it does. It may be old, but for new to mac members it's nice.

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    Once you open terminal (Applications>Utilities>Terminal or Spotlight search Terminal) Enter the text below;

    defaults write com.apple.dock mouse-over-hilte-stack -boolean YES

    killall Dock

    Then it will reset your dock, go to stacks and have a look :D

    thought I might share if you don't already have it.
     
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    backsidetailsli

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    Abstract

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    I don't really get it. Is highlighting the 'feature'?


    It's clear enough for me as it is, but thanks though. ;)
     
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    So, this is what OnyX can enable right? Or something different?

    I have OnyX doing it, but was considering removing it but still love this feature.
     
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    Nice but there is a huge delay with the mouseoverfunction if you go spiderman fast
     
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    Oo pretty neat.. but the delay kills it, any way to speed it up?
     
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    MattyK

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    I'm not sure, It works fine when I go fast on mine, I guess you should just go realistically fast :D
     
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    mine does that but only when i click on the stack. and i dont mind clicking once
     
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    Wow thanks Matt!!

    By the way, what program do you use for the album art display? I can't seem to find anything free apart from Gimmesometunes and Artwork.
     
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    MattyK

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    It's a free program called Bowtie, I'll attach the download link for bowtie aswell as the themes (both on the same page) :). And no problem.

    Bowtie - http://www.bowtieapp.com/
     
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    Woo hoo!!

    Glad to see other Aus members on MR btw!
     
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    Hey great tip, i'm new to mac and was wondering what the album artwork was in the bottom left hand corner? Is that an app you have to download?
     
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    MattyK

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    Yes, it's a free app called bowtie. Here's the link to the download: http://bowtieapp.com/
     
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    Thanks a lot, I appreciate it.
     
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