iMessage image bubble?

ivantwilliams

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Unless, I'm missing something, I don't see that in the image that you posted. Can you please a test iMessage to someone, and then post said image for us to see?
 

ivantwilliams

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Now that is bazaar. In settings, turn off iMessage, restart the device, and then turn iMessage on again. Once done, perform another test...
 

emhcee

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I'm positive that is just the thumbnail attempt at an emboss effect on the image, giving it an OS X aqua type feel to the thumbnail. It's on all of mine as well, as well as on my son's. I think it's in the masking of that thumbnail.
 
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Markyboy

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That sounds about right. I has the feeling I could add text to it at one point but your theory seems better!
 

emhcee

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That sounds about right. I has the feeling I could add text to it at one point but your theory seems better!
Looking at the files in the chatkit dir, my guess is that it's the ImageBubbleUntailed@2x.png file that is adding that effect. But there are a few in there that could be the culprits.

*edited for proper filename
 

emhcee

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This is what the full image looks like, prior to being stretched across the face of the thumbnail images we send/receive. It's similar to the balloons that have text in them. You can see the area in question.

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