Application stack icons

Discussion in 'macOS' started by heffergm, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. heffergm macrumors newbie

    Feb 16, 2010
    Does anyone happen to know offhand how the icons that make up the Application stack get rebuilt? I've noticed that when I install new applications or update old ones, I get the following sort of "not found" icon. They generally go away quickly, other times they hang around for days. So I'm assuming there's an automated process that generates them... I'd like to kick it off manually if possible:

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  2. GoCubsGo macrumors Nehalem


    Feb 19, 2005
  3. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere


    May 16, 2008
    Drag the Applications stack off the Dock, then create a new one by dragging it from the Macintosh HD/Applications to the dock again.
  4. heffergm thread starter macrumors newbie

    Feb 16, 2010
    I used the remove/re-add the stack trick... works, but annoying, since I need to change the sort order and display again.

    I'll give the finder restart a try next time. Thanks for the suggestions!
  5. kasakka macrumors 68000

    Oct 25, 2008
    Open Terminal and type "killall Dock"

    This relaunches the Dock and fixes the issue.

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