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azza
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PostPosted: Thu Oct 20, 2011 7:04 pm    Post subject: Launch Pad vs apps folder Reply with quote

Launch Pad vs apps folder:

Im liking Launch Pad on Lion, but... does it stand the same purpose as the apps folder????

I suppose its more custome, but would that be it?
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PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2012 11:55 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I had a lot of apps in my Applications folder, mainly due to my Parallels Windows installs.

I fired up Launchpad after installing and I had over 10 screens of applications. Not very productive.

To counter that problem, I move applications out of my Applications folder into self defined folders out of the original folder.

I then used this tip to reload the Launchpad database and restart the Dock to soidify the changes:
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