When you hide the Dock, OS X leaves a small gap at that edge. Is there a way to get rid of it?
In case you have never noticed the gap before here is a screenshot. Guess which side of the screen has the Dock:
Not yet (as of macOS Sierra 10.12.6). When hiding the dock, the OS still leaves ~4 pixels of visible space presumably reserved for some part of the dock behavior. Third party window resizing doesn't seem to help either. Creator
fifafu of BetterTouchTool wrote:
You mean the gap when the dock is hidden? Unfortunately this is a limitation given by the system :-(. I haven't found a way to workaround that.
Note: This is more noticeable on lower resolution external displays (4px on a retina display is barely visible).
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Have others noticed? Yes, lots. Macrumors dead ends:
https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/bottom-dead-space-with-automatic-hidden-dock.1716910/ https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/hiding-dock-still-leaves-a-few-pixels-unused.1208427/ https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/how-to-remove-space-between-window-and-dock.1094679/ https://forums.macrumors.com/threads/hidden-dock-small-space-in-the-bottom-of-the-screen.931858/
It's even caused bug reports for OS X app developers:
I'll add that this issue exists vertically as well: