Configure the Dock Preferences for Mac OS X
- under "Personal" in the System Preferences Panel, click "Dock"
- set the "Position on screen" to the user's choice - default is "Bottom"
- check "Automatically hide and show the Dock"
- the Dock will disappear - it can be retrieved by trying to move the mouse cursor past the bottom of the screen
- click "Show All" if you want to configure other settings, otherwise close the panel
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