Using the Launcher
The Launcher is a useful window that lets
you launch applications, folders, etc. by clicking once on the icon
in the Launcher window. It's also a convenient way to organize your
applications and documents for easy launching. If you find yourself
frequently opening and closing folders and applications, this might
be the tool for you.
Open the Launcher by going to your
Apple Menu>Control Panels>Launcher
Adding items and folders to the Launcher
window. You can do this 1 of 2 ways. The first way is to
simply drag and drop an Alias, application, document, or folder
to the Launcher Window. This will immediately update the Launcher
with the new item
You can also open the Launcher from the
System Folder by going to Macintosh HD>System Folder>Launcher.
You can create folders and name them as you like.
Simply drag any documents, folders, aliases
(you can use programs but it's recommended you use only aliases)
into the Launcher Items.
Customizing the Launcher. To create
separate category buttons in the Launcher, you need to rename your
folders with a dot or bullet. Do this by clicking on the name of
a folder to bring up the selection box. Click Option-8 to create
the bullet. Continue naming the folder and press Return when you're