when dragging an icon to the desktop all other icons shift

in macOS edited January 2014
Not sure if I'm alone with this one or not. I have a bunch of icons, mostly lining the sides and top of the desktop.

I open a web browser and I drag a link to the desktop to access it later. I place it on the leftmost edge, almost off the desktop. All my desktop icons shift to the right.

This only happens if I place the icon halfway through the desktop, if I place the icon elsewhere it won't happen.

Any suggestions?


  • Reply 1 of 2
    Yup, this is a Finder bug that I've seen happen more and more frequently with Jaguar. The only "fix" is to not drop icons on the left side of the screen.

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  • Reply 2 of 2
    I'm glad it's considered a bug. I was afraid it was some kind of feature I just didn't understand.
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