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Adding a spacer to your Dock on a Mac

Adding a spacer to your Mac Dock is nice way to organise your apps and icons.
Matt 1 min read
Adding a spacer to your Dock on a Mac
Photo by Dmitry Chernyshov / Unsplash

Sharing this tip here as a great way to keep your dock organised, I use it to separate some apps out for visibility on my Mac.

Using this process, you can create a blank space on your dock that you drag around to make 'zones' on your Dock.

  1. Open a terminal on your Mac (CMD+SPACE then type 'terminal')
  2. Paste the following text into the terminal window and press ENTER
defaults write com.apple.dock persistent-apps -array-add '{"tile-type"="spacer-tile";}'; killall Dock

When you hit enter, your dock will close and then restart with a blank that you can move around to help organise your icons/apps.

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