MBP Full Screen Issue

Discussion in 'MacBook Pro' started by Resist, Aug 2, 2011.

  1. Resist macrumors 68030

    Jan 15, 2008
    I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.8 and noticed for a long time that with my dock positioned on the bottom of the screen in Hiding mode and a window open, there is a sliver of my desktop showing through on the bottom. Yet if I move my dock to the left or right, then I can stretch the window to completely fill the screen. Is this a 10.6.8 bug or something? Is this issue there in Lion?

    I don't feel comfortable with my dock on the left or right side of my screen, I want it on the bottom but without the desktop showing through.
  2. awer25 macrumors 65816


    Apr 30, 2011
    I'm on Lion, but it does that for me too. It goes away when, for example in Firefox, I choose View->Full Screen. If I just maximize the window, then I see the 3 or 4 pixel width strip of desktop.
  3. Resist thread starter macrumors 68030

    Jan 15, 2008
    I noticed that in Firefox and Chrome as well in full screen. So now I'm wondering if this is a Safari issue or Apple did this on purpose.
  4. Icy1007 macrumors 65816


    Feb 26, 2011
    Cleveland, OH
  5. Resist thread starter macrumors 68030

    Jan 15, 2008
    And the reason is?

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