Somehow deleted Applications stack?

Discussion in 'macOS' started by ChristineMarie, Aug 2, 2010.

  1. ChristineMarie macrumors newbie

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    #1
    For some reason, I tried to drag the Applications stack onto my desktop, but when I did it disappeared! I went to the Finder and tried to drag Applications from the sidebar to the area of the dock for stacks, but my finger slipped on the mouse and I accidentally dropped it onto my desktop, where it promptly disappeared as well. Now it's gone from the sidebar in the Finder. How do I get things back to the way they were? Sorry if this is a silly problem/question, I only got my Mac a few weeks ago and I'm still adjusting!
     
  2. angelwatt Moderator emeritus

    angelwatt

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    From Finder go to the Macintosh HD item on sidebar. From there you should see the Applications folder. Drag it to Sidebar and Dock.
     
  3. ChristineMarie thread starter macrumors newbie

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    Ohh thank you, that was really quite simple. Thank you very much!
     
  4. Patrick J macrumors 65816

    Patrick J

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    That is one of the less intuitive parts of Mac, when compared to Windows - destructible items - drag something out of the dock and it disappears in a puff of smoke. Boom.
     

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