I downloaded DragThing and it comes close to answering all my needs. I still prefer the old Dock, but this will certainly do in its place. Thanks for the suggestion <br><br>   
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Once you explore it you will find it does a lot. A couple of small things I like are assigning "hot keys" to open an item (such as Safari, Mail), and the trash on the desk top. I hate that trash in the dock!<br><br><br>For Mike
Thanx to Treebeard;<br>I've been using DragThing for the last couple years,<br>& I love being able to tuck so much out of the way<br>in semi-transparent tabbed project folders. So...<br>I guess what I like is how costomizeable it is.<br><br><br>[color:green]"...or am I a butterfly that's dreaming she's a woman?"</font color=green> [color:green]. . . _ _ _ . . .</font color=green><br>
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