So I finally tried this transparent dock thing

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  1. manchild

    manchild OT Supporter

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    And its by far one of the best things I've done to make my iBook look cleaner.


    I use National Geographic desktops (Pic-A-POD automatically downloads them for me so if I like em I'll change it) and they all have black boarders at the bottom.


    So i made the dock transparent, and the arrows for open apps white. Looks really cool.
     
  2. tenplanescrashing

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    I think this should be built into the OS.
     
  3. Kirk Hinrich

    Kirk Hinrich New Member

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    i dont understand why its not
     
  4. Rev. Johnny Vegas

    Rev. Johnny Vegas Rectal Ventriloquist

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    Just get use to having it broken by each and every OS X patch. :down: Fortunately the guys behind Transparent Dock fix it quickly every time. :big grin:
     
  5. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    yeah, that part is annoying...
     
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    does it work for 10.4.5 ?
     
  7. tenplanescrashing

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    it doesn't look like its built for 10.4.5 yet. Keep checking back and they'll upgrade.
     
  8. manchild

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    Lol, 10.3.9 ftl, but ftw in this purpose. No more OS builds for me, not untill I pony up for tiger.
     
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    [​IMG]

    Thats a pic of my dock with the transparent dock. Only problem is when u make the dock transparent, you cant see the arrows (because they are black like the background) so I made the arrows white.
     
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    newsroom_can Canada eh?

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    Do you have an option to make arrows white? How?
     
  11. manchild

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    In the main window, in the "Custom Dock" tab, it says Application arrow color, with a drop down menu

    Pick a color.
     
  12. Eye For The Winter

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    I got a program called ClearDock and it does everything the same as TransparentDock with the exception of changing the font and such basically. But the upside is that it works all the time and doesn't break down with the updates.

    [​IMG]
     
  13. Skoles

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    ^^Yea, I keep telling them that but they don't care.
     
  14. Raider007

    Raider007 om nom nom nom

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    adium x...
     
  15. Eye For The Winter

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    Adium ftw. I use iChat for file transferring though since Adium is not final yet and it still has some bugs and crashes every once in a while, but it's worth it.
     
  16. dnicol

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    i have cleardock :hsughw:

    it gets the job done and doesn't break.
     

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