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re: I use Alfred a lot to find files, launch programs, jump into subreddits, DEV tags, and perform custom searches on dev.to, Thesaurus.com, Dictionary...
 

Yeah, I made the dock as tiny as possible and set it to auto-hide. You can't actually remove it, so I modified the amount of time before the dock shows itself , e.g. defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-time-modifier -int 60, where int is a value in seconds.

I actually realized I do have two use-cases for using the dock:

1) Opening a file that's saved to my Desktop / Downloads folder (both of which have "Folder" icons in my dock)

2) Related — dragging a screenshot file from my Desktop icon onto the Photoshop icon to open that file.

In both cases, that seems like the more ergonomic solution than cmd+tabbing to Finder and grabbing the file, or opening up Photoshop and then finding the file.

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