App to make dock icons smaller?

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by Sptz, Apr 11, 2008.

  1. macrumors regular

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    Is there any app that can make the dock ( I use it on the left ) on Leopard as small as it could go in Tiger? I hate the fact that I have it set to minimum size and it's almost 2x bigger than in Tiger... I searched everywhere and can't find any...
     
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    dock size is controlled in System Prefs has a specific icon (this is in 10.5)
     
  3. thread starter macrumors regular

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    Are you joking me? Did you even bother to my whole post?
     
  4. macrumors member

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    how small do you want it, if I move my dock to the left and make it the smallest it will go it's bloody tiny and thats on my 24" screen!!!! :confused:
     
  5. thread starter macrumors regular

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    Perhaps that's because of your resolution, I'm on a 15" SR MBP, basically on Tiger the dock was much smaller, now on Leopard there's that ugly border around it which makes it huge compared to Tiger, and I like having the dock the most subtle I can get, and bothers me alot because on Tiger it was really smaller
     
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    sorry can't help then. could you not hide the dock so it only appears when you hover over it?
     
  7. macrumors 6502

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    There is nothing more subtle than hiding it. Or, put less programs in your dock, make use of stacks.
     
  8. macrumors regular

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    I also have a 15" MBP, and if I move my dock to the left and shrink it all the way, I can barely see the icons. I agree, though, that the border is somewhat obtrusive, my only suggestions would be to see if you can replace the Dock image with a different one. There's tutorials for replacing the theme for the 3D dock, but I'm not sure about the 2D one. Try googling for "2D dock theme leopard", or try this http://macthemes2.net/forum/viewtopic.php?id=16782319
     
  9. macrumors member

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    You can control the size of it and zoom with system preferences.
     
  10. thread starter macrumors regular

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    Well... I could make use of stacks if stacks did work like apple advertise them... for example dragging 5 apps and making a stack of a group of 5 apps... instead of a "lame" generic folder one ..
     

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