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MacOS Dock python interface

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$ [sudo] pip install mac-dock
folder options
  • arrangement: 1 - name (default), 2 - added, 3 - modification, 4 - creation, 5 - kind
  • displayas: 1 - folder, 2 - stack (default)
  • showas: 1 - beep, 2 - grid, 3 - list, 4 - auto (default)


function __doc__ save Dock preferences


usage __doc__
python -m mac_dock.apps.add path ... add app to Dock
python -m mac_dock.apps.bundle print Dock apps bundles
python -m mac_dock.apps.label print Dock apps labels
python -m mac_dock.apps.path print Dock apps paths
python -m mac_dock.apps.rm path ... remove app from Dock
python -m mac_dock.files.add path ... add file to Dock
python -m mac_dock.files.label print Dock files labels
python -m mac_dock.files.path print Dock files paths
python -m mac_dock.files.rm path ... remove file from Dock
python -m mac_dock.folders.add path [options] add folder to Dock
python -m mac_dock.folders.label print Dock folders labels
python -m mac_dock.folders.path print Dock folders paths
python -m mac_dock.folders.rm path ... remove folder from Dock


>>> mac_dock.autohide=False
>>> mac_dock.tilesize=85
$ python -m mac_dock.apps.add "/Applications/" "/Applications/"
$ python -m mac_dock.apps.rm "/Applications/" "/Applications/"
$ python -m mac_dock.files.rm # rm all files from Dock
$ python -m mac_dock.files.add "path/to/run.command" "path/to/site.webloc"
$ python -m mac_dock.files.rm "path/to/run.command" "path/to/site.webloc"
$ python -m mac_dock.folders.add # rm all folders from Dock
$ python -m mac_dock.folders.add --arrangement=4 --displayas=1 --showas=1 ~/Downloads
$ python -m mac_dock.folders.add --arrangement=1 --displayas=2 --showas=2 ~/Desktop
$ python -m mac_dock.folders.rm ~/Desktop ~/Downloads
>>> mac_dock.apps.add(["/Applications/","/Applications/"])
>>> mac_dock.apps.rm(["/Applications/","/Applications/"])
>>> mac_dock.files.rm()  # rm all files from Dock
>>> mac_dock.files.add(["path/to/site.webloc"])
>>> mac_dock.files.rm(["path/to/site.webloc"])
>>> mac_dock.folders.rm()  # rm all folders from Dock
>>> mac_dock.folders.add("~/Downloads",arrangement=4, displayas=1, showas=1)
>>> mac_dock.folders.rm(["~/Downloads"])


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