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nine9nine 04-16-2011 12:45 PM

Cairo Dock view folder contents
 
Hi. I installed Cairo Dock from the Ubuntu Software Center. I noticed one of the applets that was already added to the dock was "Shortcuts". When I put my mouse over it, a box opens up that displays some folders. Can I get this to happen to any folder that I move to the dock? Say I put the "pictures" folder onto the dock, how can I set it to display the contents when I put my mouse over it?

nelse23 04-18-2011 04:50 AM

I was reading your post and trying a few things. I could not get the action to change on my home folder like it works on shortcuts. I do know that if you change the view in Cairo-Dock configuration to Parabolic it will make the entire dock behave that way. I personally do not like it. It becomes a large curve that takes up too much space. If I find anything else on this I'll let you know.

nine9nine 04-21-2011 09:28 AM

I tried all of the different views, with no success, so that's not the problem.

nine9nine 04-22-2011 08:53 AM

I figured it out. If you right click on the dock and go to Cairo-dock --> Configure --> Add-ons, you can select folders, and then drag a folder into this. If you right click on the applet, you can choose "Launch another instance of this applet", which allows you to have more than one.


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