Very annoying dock bug

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  1. nesbitt_a macrumors 6502

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    Guys, has anyone noticed the dock 'clipping' the bottom off rollover text (probably when it overlaps icon tiles)?
     
  2. alphaone macrumors 6502

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    I never noticed it, but now that you mentioned it, yeah i see it too.
     
  3. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    not sure what im supposed to be seeing as wrong, your screenshot looks alright to me
     
  4. alphaone macrumors 6502

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  5. mac-er macrumors 65816

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    The "y" in system preferences seems to go below where the "g" stops, so it might just be the Garageband icon or text.
     
  6. alphaone macrumors 6502

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    In one of the icons in my dock i have an "@" sign and the very bottom of the @ is getting cut off too.
     
  7. PlaceofDis macrumors Core

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    ah i see, i havent seen this myself, i would imagine though that it is the result of the icon cutting it off, odd nonetheless though
     
  8. tech4all macrumors 68040

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    I'm surprised you noticed that. Although that is pretty much how the "g"'s look on my dock. Are you sure it's cutting off part of the decender?
     
  9. Daveway macrumors 68040

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    It took me awhile to find what you were talking about. I've never noticed it until now. I really wouldn't call it a "bug". ;)
     
  10. applekid macrumors 68020

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    Those icons are basically squares. Sometimes, if you can get the computer slow enough, you'll see how all of the icons are squares that are rendered into the icons you normally see. So it's the invisible squares cutting the text. When you see those same problematic letters on the desktop, there's not cut off. If Apple just raised the text up a couple of pixels, it would be perfectly fine.

    BTW, this has been noted before. E-mail Apple. I don't think they've noticed all of the complaints still...
     
  11. Macaddicttt macrumors 6502a

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    It might be a bug, but it's far from "very annoying." I wouldn't even have noticed it had you not said anything. Even knowing that it's there, I have to look hard to see it.
     
  12. dornoforpyros macrumors 68040

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    yeah I guess it's cut off...but your sky is falling senario of it being very annoying is a little over-reactive...been watching to much Fox News have we? :rolleyes:
     
  13. yellow Moderator emeritus

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    If it bugs you: http://www.apple.com/macosx/feedback/

    If you're like me, and see this as a very minor problem (I never noticed it before you pointed it out, but then, I can't STAND magnification so that may explain why I don't see/care...), then don't sweat it.
     
  14. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    "Dear Guiness Book of World Records,

    I have a candidate for World's Most Insignificant Computer Bug..."
     
  15. Jaffa Cake macrumors Core

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    It's not something I've noticed, but my Dock is set quite small with the magnification turned off. I've just had a close look and it's not just the text in the area above the icons themselves (as Applekid discusses) – my System Preferences icon is on the far left of my Dock, next to the Finder, and the 'y', which has no Dock under it, is also cut off.

    And I'm just anal enough to be bothered by this every time I use my Dock. ;)
     
  16. Mac-Xpert macrumors 6502

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    Solution:

    Just rename all your apps with only caps :rolleyes:

    PROBLEM SOLVED! :D
     
  17. Lacero macrumors 604

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    Wow. That is a disgusting little bug. I haven't noticed it for the 3 years that I've used OSX. Now that it's brought to my attention, I find the dock very annoying. Apple, fix your crap! :mad:
     
  18. timnosenzo macrumors 6502a

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    haha :D
     
  19. bentley macrumors 6502

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    it's not the icon getting in the way because my dock is on the right and I still get it.


    I think I'm going to sell my PowerBook now...
     
  20. Mitthrawnuruodo Moderator emeritus

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    Yes, my dock does that, too...

    Probably a bug in the textfield size in the implementation of the Dock. Anyone bothered enough to send a bug report to Apple...?
     

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  21. AmigoMac macrumors 68020

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    What a shame to be OS X user :mad:

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    and get this kind of bugs! :rolleyes:

    Wasteland this... btw, funny *bug*
     
  22. Thomas Veil macrumors 68020

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    :p
     
  23. nesbitt_a thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Haha. Sorry, I'm just anal about things like this! Bug report sent.
     
  24. OldManJimbo macrumors 6502

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    You got that right. Perhaps a visit to www.get_a_life.com would be in order.
    ;)
     
  25. nesbitt_a thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Nice guy.
     

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