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OS X 10.9 How do you disable shifting icons during drag?


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#1 Frigidman™

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 12:51 PM

I tried to google for this, but 'shift' and 'icon' and 'osx' tends to bring up way too much unrelated garbage articles.

I'm asking specifically about the new behavior where when you grab a file in a list view, and you drag it to like something in the desktop, or a window in icon view... the thing you are dragging suddenly shifts about and changes to a big icon with name under it, or a small icon with the name beside it.

Either the case, when it does this, it always throws me off and I end up dropping the file into the wrong location because of this retarded behavior.

Is there a way to disable that, or revert it back to the clean non-animated-shifting style of prior OSX?

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 03:31 PM

No idea how to disable sorry, but I'm pretty sure that started in Lion.

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Posted 03 February 2014 - 03:48 PM

Well, I should have compared 10.6 to 10.9, sorry. The nonsense isnt' in 10.6 (a lot of the nonsense isn't, which is why I love 10.6 so much haha).

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Posted 04 February 2014 - 09:13 AM

You're only hope is probably some terminal command - no idea what command that would be though, sorry!
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Posted 04 February 2014 - 10:29 AM

How do you disable shifting icons during drag?  Simple, don't wear such a flowing gown.  Wear something cute and tight and the icons will look like they are simply glued to your sexy little body.
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