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this may not work for most mac applications, but it certainly works with launchbar.

if you’ve got a mac program that you’d like to be running, but not have its icon show up in the dock, go over to the applications folder, right-click on the chosen application, and click “show contents.”  once inside, edit the Info.plist file.  look for the following line:

LSUIElement
0

and change the 0 to a 1.  save your changes and to have them come into effect, drag the application out of the applications folder and then drag it back in.  now, when you launch the program, its icon should no longer appear in the dock!


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