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    Default Mac OS 10.5 dock

    hey all

    ive just noticed after changing my dock to black, that it has the blue dot then what looks like a triangle below it (has that always been there?), its cut off a little in the image but its there.....does anyone have a mod that will get rid of it...im trying to illustrator one..but its not going well

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    Yes i think it has always been there. It indicates which program is open.
    Don't know if you can get rid of it.

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    Yep, always been there...
    Once you go Mac, you never go back...

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    i know what it does....but the little thing below the light!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Water Boy View Post
    i know what it does....but the little thing below the light!!
    That's not a triangle. The Dock is supposed to be glass that's the glow of the blue light on the edge of the glass, it's always been there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MightyAtom View Post
    That's not a triangle. The Dock is supposed to be glass that's the glow of the blue light on the edge of the glass, it's always been there.
    Exactly, that 'triangle' is supposed to look like a reflection of the blue orb; because of the 'glass' dock.

    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Water Boy View Post
    i know what it does....but the little thing below the light!!
    I recently changed to that dock, and can see what you're talking about.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chrsha01 View Post
    Exactly, that 'triangle' is supposed to look like a reflection of the blue orb; because of the 'glass' dock.



    I recently changed to that dock, and can see what you're talking about.
    mmm i never noticed this before.....its annoying!!
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    Which program are you using to modify the appearance, superdocker is what use and it lets you change the indicator

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    Quote Originally Posted by ghettro View Post
    Which program are you using to modify the appearance, superdocker is what use and it lets you change the indicator
    super docker and candy bar
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    I changed the files themselves, and I noticed that the old dock has the same thing, just with the whiteness you can't see the blue "arrows" so much.
    Should/Could/Would

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blue Water Boy View Post
    i know what it does....but the little thing below the light!!
    That's the reflection through the sheet of glass the dock is made from. Think of it as a thick sheet of glass that's tilted back.

    Example here:
    http://images.dpchallenge.com/images...ited_12872.jpg

    I'm sure it's completely intentional.

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    As many other Talkers in MT have suggested,
    if you don't like the way your OS X GUI looks,
    DO SOMETHING about it - get creative Dood - download
    CandyBar and actually create your very own designs!

    Macs are creative tools.

    Be creative.

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    If you don't like the glass look of the Leopard dock, you can switch to the style Apple uses for when you pin it to the side to make it more like the old Dock.

    Open terminal, type the following and hit return after each line

    Code:
    defaults write com.apple.dock no-glass -boolean YES
    killall Dock
    To switch back to the glass Dock, repeat but change YES to NO.

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