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Old 30-01-2009
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Mac OS X like Desktop Icons stack for Windows

Don?t you just love the stacks feature in Apple?s OS X Dock? It would have been great if Microsoft could implement such a feature in the awesome new Windows 7 superbar, but sadly, that?s something we can only dream of, since it?ll be called a rip off. But if you really really want a stack in your superbar like the one in the image below, read on.



Well here is what you have to do ?

Stack Docklet lets you arrange icons in the form of a stack or in a grid format.Here?s how you can create a icon stack.
  • Downloaded StandaloneStack, unzip the files into a directory and open the folder.
  • Create a shortcut of StandaloneStack.exe
  • Right-click on this shortcut, choose properties.
  • At the end of ?Target? field, enter the name of your stack,For Example : C:\standalonestack\StandaloneStack.exe desktop where desktop is the name of the stack.


  • Double-click on the shortcut, the stack docklet properties should appears, and then, choose the folder that you want. Click OK.You can also choose the Mode ie., either Stacked or Grid. mac-stack
  • Now Double Click on the shortcut to start the stack.

    Note :If you want to change the properties of the stack, hold SHIFT or CTRL key and double-click on the shortcut.

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Re: Mac OS X like Desktop Icons stack for Windows .

Other Shortcut Parameters :
  • <stack_name> : the name of the stack, and remember that each stack must have a different name.
  • /notaskbar : the stack will not follow the taskbar orientation.
  • /top or /bottom or /left or /right : force the orientation of the stack.

Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/NT 2000 SP4.

Download Stack Docklet.
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