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Spotlight content importers? 403 Views / 2 Replies  
From Working with Spotlight (http://developer.apple.com/macosx/spotlight.html):

However, all the documentation I've found only seems to be concerned with plug-ins for importing metadata...
Posted by asagoo, on May 5, 2005 at 09:36 AM, in Developer Center
Poll: "Ex" 1,496 Views / 45 Replies  
Pedantic observation: Although in the pre-Mac-OS-X-10.0 days, Apple often stressed that "X" is pronounced "ten", they seem to have stopped making that effort (apart from Steve pronouncing it...
Posted by asagoo, on Apr 13, 2005 at 11:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Brilliant, thanks! That works rather well. ... 927 Views / 4 Replies  
Brilliant, thanks! That works rather well.

One thing, though: Is it possible to make the drop-down list follow the window continuously as it's being moved around?
I've tried updating its position...
Posted by asagoo, on Jun 27, 2004 at 12:09 PM, in Developer Center
Forcing an NSComboBox to show its list? 927 Views / 4 Replies  
Hi,

Does anyone know if it's possible to force an NSComboBox to show its list programmatically, i.e. not waiting for the user to click the arrow button or press the down arrow key? I basically...
Posted by asagoo, on Jun 25, 2004 at 10:12 AM, in Developer Center
No, that's not what I meant. Sorry if I was being... 663 Views / 12 Replies  
No, that's not what I meant. Sorry if I was being unclear.

I have a Mac at home running Mac OS X and I'd like to run virtual Macs inside it. The guest OSes could be anything supported by the...
Posted by asagoo, on Jun 11, 2004 at 02:47 PM, in Applications
Virtual Machine for Macs? 663 Views / 12 Replies  
I've just started using VMware Workstation (http://www.vmware.com/products/desktop/ws_features.html) at my Windows-based workplace, and the benefits for development are tremendous. My physical...
Posted by asagoo, on Jun 10, 2004 at 06:37 PM, in Applications
Supporting Panther's Smooth Scrolling 340 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

Has anyone found out how to support Panther's "smooth scrolling" option in your Cocoa apps? I know that NSTextViews do that automatically, but what about NSScrollViews with custom content?
...
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 9, 2003 at 07:00 PM, in Developer Center
Oh, and I forgot to mention the new Finder icon.... 3,795 Views / 55 Replies  
Oh, and I forgot to mention the new Finder icon. :err:
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 2, 2003 at 06:43 AM, in Mac OS X
I believe that the transparency of peripheral... 2,299 Views / 27 Replies  
I believe that the transparency of peripheral window areas in Aero is simply not going to work. Sure, it looks nice in demos. But once you have some more windows open (and many people have tens of...
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 1, 2003 at 09:39 PM, in Mac OS X
Simple way to get rid of stripes 423 Views / 1 Replies  
Here's a simple way to get rid of the stripes in windows and menus, in case you hate them so much:

(Ab)use the Universal Access preferences. Under "Seeing", drag the "Enhance contrast" slider...
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 1, 2003 at 06:09 PM, in Mac OS X
In my original post I wasn't talking so much... 3,795 Views / 55 Replies  
In my original post I wasn't talking so much about the functional aspect of these changes but rather the aesthetic.

I agree that the way labels and highlighting work make more sense than before,...
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 1, 2003 at 02:22 PM, in Mac OS X
Ugly graphic design in Panther 3,795 Views / 55 Replies  
This may just be me, but I think that the graphic design in Panther isn't as nice as in Jaguar. It almost looks like they replaced their design team:

1. The Lucida Grande font seems to have been...
Posted by asagoo, on Oct 31, 2003 at 03:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Volume Fluctuations in iTunes 4 516 Views / 7 Replies  
Hi,

Since I installed iTunes 4, I think that in some of my mp3 tunes, the volume sometimes gets quieter for a second or so. I can reproduce this with a few songs, always for the same bit of the...
Posted by asagoo, on May 7, 2003 at 09:59 AM, in Applications
Unless you actually need to take your computer... 618 Views / 6 Replies  
Unless you actually need to take your computer with you, you should get a PowerMac. If you work mostly at your desk, a laptop will be very bad for your back and shoulders, because the screen and...
Posted by asagoo, on May 1, 2003 at 06:23 AM, in Mac Desktops
Sharing a Telewest Broadband connection 314 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi UK users,

Does anyone with a Telewest broadband connection know if it can be shared by multiple Macs? I know it somehow plugs into the Ethernet port, but can you just put a minihub in between...
Posted by asagoo, on Apr 14, 2003 at 08:29 AM, in Networking
With an address book application of mine, I sold... 521 Views / 5 Replies  
With an address book application of mine, I sold approx 10 licenses per month, at $19. The first two versions were free, which established a user base and gave it some press coverage.
I have now...
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 27, 2002 at 10:54 AM, in Developer Center
Great, even better! This is the kind of... 706 Views / 4 Replies  
Great, even better!

This is the kind of thing that I think makes Cocoa a bit hard to learn, especially if you come from a more subclassing-based OOP background.
The class structure is "wide"...
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 27, 2002 at 07:11 AM, in Developer Center
Thanks a lot, Rick! Sounds like returning a... 706 Views / 4 Replies  
Thanks a lot, Rick!

Sounds like returning a custom editor in -windowWillReturnFieldEditor:toObject: is what I need, as I would like to distinguish between return and enter, for instance. I will...
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 27, 2002 at 05:00 AM, in Developer Center
Intercepting Keys in NSOutlineView Cell Editing 706 Views / 4 Replies  
I'm trying to create an OutlineView where after editing a cell, I intercept the Cancel, Return and Enter keys to add custom behaviour.

Is this difficult to do? The only way I can think of is to...
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 26, 2002 at 06:36 AM, in Developer Center
This happens with my own PowerMac Dual 867... 670 Views / 13 Replies  
This happens with my own PowerMac Dual 867 (mirrored drive doors).
However, the problem is not the computer, but the display. The power button on the Studio Display sometimes just activates itself....
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 9, 2002 at 02:08 PM, in Mac Desktops
.NET frameworks for Mac OS X 391 Views / 2 Replies  
Shared Source CLI 1.0 for Mac OS X 10.2:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/downloads/default.asp?url=/downloads/sample.asp?url=/MSDN-FILES/027/002/097/msdncompositedoc.xml
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 9, 2002 at 02:06 PM, in Mac OS X
When checking my motherboard for this number... 3,747 Views / 64 Replies  
When checking my motherboard for this number (which is hasn't), I noticed that all the noise isn't actually coming from the processor fan, but from the two fans in the powersupply! The actual...
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 1, 2002 at 05:12 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ars Technica on the 970 16,805 Views / 392 Replies  
sorry, double post.
Posted by asagoo, on Oct 28, 2002 at 08:22 AM, in Mac Desktops
Ars Technica on the 970 16,805 Views / 392 Replies  
From http://arstechnica.com/cpu/02q2/ppc970/ppc970-1.html:


Yay!
Posted by asagoo, on Oct 28, 2002 at 08:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Re: Compositing Windows 725 Views / 23 Replies  
Why, smooth live resizing of course! Erm...
Posted by asagoo, on Oct 23, 2002 at 10:32 AM, in Mac OS X
I think it makes sense that the Apple menu is not... 1,872 Views / 49 Replies  
I think it makes sense that the Apple menu is not right in the corner. The menu bar in general already uses Fitt's law in one dimension, which makes it superior to any other OS's menu bars. Now, as...
Posted by asagoo, on Oct 23, 2002 at 06:15 AM, in Mac OS X
Next Motorola Power PC 786 Views / 8 Replies  
According to their new roadmap, Motorola will release the MPC7457 in 2003, at speeds from 867-1833MHz, with 1.3-2.0+ GHz proposed for late 2003 / early 2004. These use a 0.13 micron copper SOI...
Posted by asagoo, on Oct 22, 2002 at 05:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Insomniac iPod 422 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

My iPod (original 5GB) doesn't spin down when I put my PowerMac (mirror drives) to sleep. This is on Mac OS 10.2.1. As far as I remember, this works fine when I boot into 9.2.2.

Any ideas?...
Posted by asagoo, on Oct 3, 2002 at 12:25 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Whether a kernel is good or bad can't be measured... 2,352 Views / 40 Replies  
Whether a kernel is good or bad can't be measured absolutely. Every design decision, such as modularity, has a trade-off, such as overhead. This is especially the case in OS design. You have to make...
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 25, 2002 at 06:04 AM, in Mac OS X
Random Power Button Activation on Display 464 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I bought a PowerMac Dual 867 with a flat 17" Studio Display a few weeks ago. Sometimes, the power button on the display fires randomly, mostly at night, starting or shutting down the computer,...
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 23, 2002 at 03:13 PM, in Mac Desktops
Multibutton Mice in Classic Env 214 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

Sorry, I tried posting this in the Mac OS 9 forum, but that doesn't seem to get read by Classic.app users.

Does anyone know of a way of getting a Microsoft Optical Wheel Mouse's right...
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 18, 2002 at 08:35 AM, in Mac OS X
I used to have this problem on 10.1, after... 231 Views / 3 Replies  
I used to have this problem on 10.1, after installing and then uninstalling MySQL. I'm not sure this was actually the cause, but it happened at the same time, and I know the uninstaller removed some...
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 18, 2002 at 08:26 AM, in Mac OS X
Multi-Button Mice in Classic Environment? 421 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

Does anyone know whether it's possible to get multi-button mice to work in Classic under Mac OS 10.2? I have a Microsoft optical wheel mouse and installed the driver software for both Classic...
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 12, 2002 at 03:20 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
No More Custom Icons for Personal Folders? 295 Views / 2 Replies  
Hi,

Has anyone succeeded in pasting custom icons onto the standard folders in the home directory, like Pictures, Music, Library, etc.?

Seems like 10.2 doesn't want you to.

Amar
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 12, 2002 at 03:02 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: I got my DP 867- I need therapy 3,024 Views / 43 Replies  
Hey,

I made exactly the same purchase last weekend and I felt similar. I have just started earning money and have been wanting a new Mac for quite some time now.

A few days later, and I don't...
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 11, 2002 at 11:21 AM, in Mac Desktops
Floating Teapot? 392 Views / 0 Replies  
Hey,

Does anyone know if the free-floating OpenGL teapot that was shown in the Quartz Extreme presentation a few weeks ago is available anywhere?

How about any other cool OpenGL demos apart...
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 11, 2002 at 04:41 AM, in Mac OS X
Floating Minimized Windows? 308 Views / 1 Replies  
I read a while ago, before the final release of 10.2, that you could drag minimized windows out of the Dock to have them floating on the desktop.

Now that I have 10.2, I can't get this to work....
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 10, 2002 at 05:58 AM, in Mac OS X
Using images included in Java project 329 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi,

I am building a pure Java swing application using Project Builder. I have a few images that I need to display as button icons. However, using:
button.setIcon(new ImageIcon("myImage.jpg"));...
Posted by asagoo, on Mar 27, 2002 at 10:47 AM, in Developer Center
Cheers, solved it. Make sure you run: ... 261 Views / 3 Replies  
Cheers, solved it.

Make sure you run:
"mysqladmin -u root password <preferred_password>"
after installing and connect using:
"mysql -u root -p
and enter that password when prompted.

I...
Posted by asagoo, on Feb 23, 2002 at 10:28 AM, in Mac OS X
MySQL problem 261 Views / 3 Replies  
I have installed MySQL 3.23.47 from Entropy.ch on Mac OS X 10.1.2. The server installed fine and is running, but I'm having problems logging into it. When I type mysql in the Terminal, it only lets...
Posted by asagoo, on Feb 23, 2002 at 09:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Setting jikes as compiler? 306 Views / 1 Replies  
Hi,

I remember having jikes as my default compiler at some point, but I can't remember how I got it to work.
If I just set the "JAVA_COMPILER" setting to "/usr/bin/jikes", it wouldn't compile,...
Posted by asagoo, on Feb 13, 2002 at 09:19 AM, in Developer Center
If you also want to print to PostScript files,... 979 Views / 9 Replies  
If you also want to print to PostScript files, open MacHelp and put the following in the search field:
virtual + postscript + printer
This will give you a detailed description of how to add a...
Posted by asagoo, on Dec 10, 2001 at 02:35 PM, in Mac OS X
Can't send to mac.com adresses from other email accounts 263 Views / 0 Replies  
I cannot send email to recipients with Mac.com addresses from my non-iTools accounts. On one I receive a failure notice, on the other the SMTP server gives an error message right away, saying the...
Posted by asagoo, on Nov 12, 2001 at 07:57 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
iTunes stopping fixed in 10.1? 254 Views / 1 Replies  
Under 10.0.4 on my Bronze Powerbook G3 333, iTunes often randomly stops playback. It seems completely random, but happens most when I'm working in Carbon apps, especially when scrolling, and doesn't...
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 5, 2001 at 05:46 AM, in Mac OS X
I don't think we'll see much improvement here, if... 543 Views / 53 Replies  
I don't think we'll see much improvement here, if any at all. Mach's memory management is already very good, and has been around for years.

The huge RAM usage we are seeing is because of Quartz,...
Posted by asagoo, on Sep 3, 2001 at 07:25 AM, in Mac OS X
Hm, I can really imagine Cocoa overtaking Carbon... 428 Views / 23 Replies  
Hm, I can really imagine Cocoa overtaking Carbon in terms of developer support at some point in the future. Most people who come from a very object-oriented background and have learnt Java as a...
Posted by asagoo, on Aug 31, 2001 at 12:58 PM, in Mac OS X
That's why I carefully put in those words, "on... 428 Views / 23 Replies  
That's why I carefully put in those words, "on the long run" ;)

Amar
Posted by asagoo, on Aug 31, 2001 at 11:43 AM, in Mac OS X
That's a very interesting thought :) ... 428 Views / 23 Replies  
That's a very interesting thought :)

However, it would be a similar situation as with Classic now:
1. Windows apps wouldn't use the Aqua interface and wouldn't have any of Mac OS X's features....
Posted by asagoo, on Aug 31, 2001 at 11:25 AM, in Mac OS X
You should read this article... 428 Views / 23 Replies  
You should read this article (http://www.stepwise.com/Articles/Technical/MeetMach.html). My explanation is based on that and on the book "Operating System Concepts" by Galvin and Siberschatz.

Some...
Posted by asagoo, on Aug 31, 2001 at 10:16 AM, in Mac OS X
What the guy originally told you makes sense, but... 428 Views / 23 Replies  
What the guy originally told you makes sense, but I'm not sure whether it could realistically be implemented.

Originally, the Mach kernel used to emulate BSD Unix. With version 2 or so, it was...
Posted by asagoo, on Aug 31, 2001 at 06:08 AM, in Mac OS X
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