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58 +76/-18 votes

DMG, Quick Time filetype icons are not 512*512

Submitted by 3dman on August 10, 2008 to Icons, Legacy

There is a lot of filetype icons are not 512*512 size:
1- DMG files icons.
2- All Quick time filetype icons, But all iTunes icons are 512*512!
3- JAR file icons.
4- Safari webarchive and download icons.
5- TextEdit (more...)

Update to make these Icons 512*512 size like what happened for iLife '08.

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(6 comments)

46 +59/-13 votes

Icon inconsistency

Submitted by doubleforte on August 12, 2008 to Icons

Tthe folder icon in iTunes is different that the folder icon in the rest of the OS. Different form, different color, always looks like it's open. Looks like it never escaped from OS 9. What's up with that? And another thing while I'm thinking (more...)

If the icons look the same, they should do the same thing. Suggest changing their appearance. Also, update the iTunes folders to look like the system folders. (Windows has an "open" folder state and a "closed" folder state...something (more...)

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(6 comments)

34 +37/-3 votes

Unable to Preview Existing Files in Save As Dialog (Thumbnail Mode)

Submitted by purefusion on September 17, 2008 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Bug, Icons, Legacy, Usability

I think this hits on every category. Sometimes it's a no-brainer, you just want to see the other photos and such when you're saving adjascently or overwriting an existing one.

At a minimum, allow files in the columns-view to be browsed with the side-preview. Ideally though, include a thumbnail/tile view in the Save As dialog.

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(1 comments)

34 +56/-22 votes

Inconsistency in OSX Leopard Mac-Native Aqua Apps

Submitted by hoopla_punta on August 10, 2008 to Aesthetics, Icons

OSX Leopard has 3 "aqua styles" (kinda a made up theory):
First, the "grey buttons" which is found in Finder, Safari, iCal...
Next, the "bubble buttons" which is found in Mail and Preview
These two share (more...)

Change all the bubble style icons to grey icons.

or give the option to have Mac-Native Apps to have either grey or bubble icons.

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(7 comments)

19 +21/-2 votes

Desktop icon grid becomes misaligned when using multiple monitors

Submitted by dmnd on October 7, 2008 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Icons

Please refer to the attached picture.

I have a Macbook, which I use by itself and also connected to a large LCD monitor. In the attached picture, the top three icons (Leopard, Springboard and the dlls directory) are placed in the top right (more...)

Make pixel coordinates start from the top right of screen for the purposes of icon alignment. Or, align icons to the top left.

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15 +21/-6 votes

Show Icon Preview Mode short-circuits file renaming

Submitted by baliset on August 12, 2008 to Annoyance, Bug, Icons

When the "Show icon preview mode" is engaged in the Finder, the process of generating those previews interferes with file or folder renaming. Selecting an item and seeking to rename it by clicking the text frequently deselects or "jumps (more...)

The background process of icon generation should be threaded and should not interfere with any other operation, including renaming.

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(1 comments)

6 +7/-1 votes

Movie preview thumbnails not showing in Coverflow or Grid views

Submitted by davehutch on October 12, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Icons, Usability

When opening o folder in Finder that contain movie files, they do not show as a thumbnail of the movie.
This happens with movies of the following types: qt, mov, avi, wmv, mp4, m4v, flv

With perian installed along with Flip4Mac there (more...)

Re-install Audio Hijack and update components. All solved after a log out - log in

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(4 comments)

5 +12/-7 votes

Safari: RSS icon

Submitted by mojo2012 on November 15, 2008 to Aesthetics, Icons

Why does Safari not use the default RSS icon? All other browsers I know use the same icon. I'd prefer that icon too.

Use the world wide standard rss icon for the address bar.

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(2 comments)

0 +18/-18 votes

Folder badges should be colored

Submitted by Uncommon on August 11, 2008 to Aesthetics, Icons, Usability

The new Leopard folder icons have flat, monochromatic badges that are hard to read and distinguish from each other, especially at small sizes.

Bring back the colored badges that were in every previous version of OS X.

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-4 +9/-13 votes

Use Icon instead of Application Menu Name

Submitted by mojo2012 on December 22, 2008 to Aesthetics, Icons

It would be greate to have an OPTION to use the application icon as in the menu instead of the application name.
So to the right of the apple icon there would be the safari icon.

Sometimes it happens to me, that I have an app with (more...)

To be able to use the app icon instead of the name would free some space and (imho) looks great.

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(5 comments)

-13 +8/-21 votes

Remove Finder's 'light' unless a finder window is actually open.

Submitted by Explorer5 on October 31, 2008 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Icons

Finder always appears to be open - demonstrated by the lighted dot underneath the icon on the desktop. That light should only be active if a finder window is actually open. Sure Apple says that finder is always active, with spotlight etc - but as far (more...)

Finder's "light" below the icon should only appear when a finder window has been opened. It should not be a permanent fixture.

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(1 comments)

-13 +16/-29 votes

Unable to see icons on menu bar if there are too many

Submitted by hoopla_punta on August 11, 2008 to Annoyance, Icons, Usability

When you switch to an app with a lot of menus, your icons on the right get cut away, never to be found unless you which to e.g. finder, which has less menus.

This also happens when you switch to lower resolutions for projectors and such. (more...)

Double clicking the apple icon will push another "menu bar" below the actual one. Then you can drag icons into the additional bar, including system ones, by using the "command" modifier. (FYI, did you know that you can reorder system (more...)

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(10 comments)

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