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Dual monitor icons bug in Finder
Authored by: 47ronin on Nov 13, '01 06:06:12PM

I hope this isn't a feature..

I have a dual monitor setup in OSX.. The main one is on the left, and the secondary is on the right. I have a couple of icons on the desktop, a PDF file, a folder, and the usual HD and CD-ROM icons. These usually line up on the right side of the main monitor. After the 10.1.1 update, all the icons line up in a column in the middle of the main monitor. I can't drag any of them to the right side; they snap back. I can move them to the left. I can drag them to any position on the secondary monitor. What happened?

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Dual monitor icons bug in Finder
Authored by: adriaant on Nov 13, '01 06:31:53PM

It is a feature :(
The icons are arranged such that they are not covered by the dock. If your icon sizes are huge, the grid is way wide.
I don't like it either. My CD icon snaps to under the dock or next to it.

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Not just Dual Monitors
Authored by: jonahlee on Nov 13, '01 08:49:37PM

I have only a single montior and now my icons are snapped so far to the left I can't see them under application windows. I have my dock on the right pinned to the bottom (thanks to Tinker Tool), so it never makes it up that far. What a horrible 'feature that is" I like Macs for the reason that I can control where the icons go!! Apple disable this stupidity, ot let us turn it off!

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Fixed it on a single monitor
Authored by: DelVach on Nov 14, '01 05:12:53PM
Changed my resolution from 1153x870 to 1280x1024, then back, and then I was able to move them.

My icons are pretty dang big right now. So happy somebody already made decent Simpsons icons for X, needed another Mr. Burns for my main partition.

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