Time Machine animation

crashoverride77

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I read that since 10.10.2 they removed the sparkle that would have happened if a new app was installed from the app store.
Did they do something similar with time machine? When time machine backups it used to show a little spinning animation in the task bar. Was this removed?
 

crashoverride77

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That actually went away with the first 10.10.0 Yosemite release.
Aha, thanks. I thought it might be a bug, just started using time machine again recently and noticed the missing animation. It still does the animation in finder.
 

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Aha, thanks. I thought it might be a bug, just started using time machine again recently and noticed the missing animation. It still does the animation in finder.
If you look closely, when TM is backing up a second little arrow will appear so there are two arrows there pointing at each other in the circle.
 

maflynn

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Even earlier than that, the spinning TM icon was removed in Mavericks :(
Yep, it disappeared in Mavericks in the name of battery conversation, which I thought it was rather lame. I think the animation was useful to communicate the backups.