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thanks! very nice. may the Force be with you.... 1,028 Views / 5 Replies  
thanks!
very nice.
may the Force be with you. :)
Posted by ntt, on Feb 24, 2006 at 11:13 PM, in GUI Customization
You are passing registerDefaults: an argument... 765 Views / 2 Replies  
You are passing registerDefaults: an argument that is a NSUserDefaults object, but it expects an NSDictionary.

Look at the API here:...
Posted by ntt, on Feb 16, 2006 at 10:29 PM, in Developer Center
My understanding is that evolution and ID are... 2,072 Views / 66 Replies  
My understanding is that evolution and ID are just theories. Neither has yet been proven beyond doubt.

As such, the argument serves a useful purpose in driving further research that will lead us...
Posted by ntt, on May 23, 2005 at 02:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I don't have the problem with the menu extras. ... 1,152 Views / 15 Replies  
I don't have the problem with the menu extras.
This is a very nice, clean theme. I like it. And the desktop wallpapers are very nice. :)
Well done. And just in time for Episode III. :P

Are there...
Posted by ntt, on May 12, 2005 at 04:02 PM, in GUI Customization
The prompt for shutting down or restarting the... 34,462 Views / 280 Replies  
The prompt for shutting down or restarting the computer if other users are logged in accepts Return as confirmation, not cancellation. Yay!
Posted by ntt, on May 6, 2005 at 07:03 PM, in macOS
Your wish is my command. R2ToDo ver 1.0f... 11,220 Views / 97 Replies  
Your wish is my command.
R2ToDo ver 1.0f (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/17949)

I've made the widget faster, more reliable, scrolling, uses less room, priority bars are one color (not...
Posted by ntt, on May 6, 2005 at 06:57 PM, in Applications
Here you go... 11,220 Views / 97 Replies  
Here you go (http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/17949)

I'm working on the iCal widget ideas. I've decided to split it into two widgets. One is a ToDo list, and the other is an Events list. At...
Posted by ntt, on May 5, 2005 at 04:13 AM, in Applications
[ANN] R2ToDo - iCal ToDo widget 583 Views / 3 Replies  
Just letting you all know that I've created a widget that will display any uncompleted ToDos in your iCal calendars, as well as their priorities, due dates and calendar colors. Clicking on entries...
Posted by ntt, on May 5, 2005 at 02:21 AM, in Applications
parsec_kadets, I think adding the album name... 1,264 Views / 10 Replies  
parsec_kadets,

I think adding the album name may be possible. The only issue is that photos may be in multiple albums, and it may be quite complicated to fetch a list of every album that each...
Posted by ntt, on May 3, 2005 at 07:31 PM, in macOS
I've used it to work around the fact that iPhoto... 7,408 Views / 111 Replies  
I've used it to work around the fact that iPhoto '04 doesn't work with Spotlight.
I made an automator action that syncs the iPhoto titles and comments into the finder spotlight comments for the...
Posted by ntt, on May 3, 2005 at 07:20 PM, in macOS
willed, Proper way to use the automator... 1,264 Views / 10 Replies  
willed,

Proper way to use the automator action is to copy it into: ~/Library/Automator/

Then, open Automator and create a workflow that suits you. The one that I have is:

1. Get Selected...
Posted by ntt, on May 2, 2005 at 04:53 AM, in macOS
iPhoto '04 isn't automatically indexed by... 1,264 Views / 10 Replies  
iPhoto '04 isn't automatically indexed by spotlight.
So any titles or comments that you apply in iPhoto '04 are ignored completely.
That is why I created this automator action. To place that data...
Posted by ntt, on May 1, 2005 at 08:15 PM, in macOS
I got my automator action completed. ... 1,264 Views / 10 Replies  
I got my automator action completed.

iPhoto4Spotlight1.0.action.zip (http://bestbits.ii.net/blog/iPhoto4Spotlight1.0.action.zip)

It accepts iPhoto objects from a previous Automator action, and...
Posted by ntt, on May 1, 2005 at 05:15 PM, in macOS
I'm loving it. As a developer there's a world of... 5,563 Views / 81 Replies  
I'm loving it. As a developer there's a world of new things for me to work with.
I just created my first Automator Action, workflow, and spotlight tools.
Next up... who knows, there's Core Image,...
Posted by ntt, on May 1, 2005 at 05:11 PM, in macOS
iPhoto4 and Spotlight 1,264 Views / 10 Replies  
Anyone else frustrated by iPhoto4's lack of Spotlight support?
I can't search my photos by the titles and comments that I have assigned to them.

So, my idea is: after some sleep I'm going to...
Posted by ntt, on May 1, 2005 at 06:26 AM, in macOS
Oops. I only have iPhoto 4. No spotlight on... 672 Views / 7 Replies  
Oops. I only have iPhoto 4. No spotlight on iPhoto for me.
Posted by ntt, on May 1, 2005 at 02:36 AM, in macOS
This seems to be the same for me, too. I'm... 672 Views / 7 Replies  
This seems to be the same for me, too.
I'm gonna check permissions and reboot and see how things go.
Posted by ntt, on May 1, 2005 at 02:00 AM, in macOS
There may be a method of hacking the smartfolder... 980 Views / 5 Replies  
There may be a method of hacking the smartfolder file using a text editor or similar.
I'm waiting to pick up Tiger tonight then I'll see what can be hacked.
Posted by ntt, on Apr 29, 2005 at 01:11 PM, in macOS
Jabber is a bit awkward to setup. I believe you... 2,794 Views / 31 Replies  
Jabber is a bit awkward to setup.
I believe you first download a jabber-specific client, choose a server, and then use the client to create an account.
Then you quit that app and enter your details...
Posted by ntt, on Apr 28, 2005 at 01:21 PM, in Applications
The trick that I've used before is to enclose... 681 Views / 7 Replies  
The trick that I've used before is to enclose both columns in another div that has the same background as the right-hand column, set to anchor to the right hand side and repeat vertically only. That...
Posted by ntt, on Apr 20, 2005 at 09:45 PM, in Developer Center
The same thing happened to me about 2 months ago.... 871 Views / 7 Replies  
The same thing happened to me about 2 months ago.
Sadly, the battery was dead... if you google around there are references to a battery power manager crash/corruption that can make the battery...
Posted by ntt, on Apr 20, 2005 at 01:40 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I would also recommend keeping a PC around. The... 829 Views / 13 Replies  
I would also recommend keeping a PC around. The abomination known as Internet Explorer is still dominant, and any web designs should be tested on it.

Unless you want to take the 'high road'. :)
Posted by ntt, on Apr 16, 2005 at 01:13 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Actually, the iChat webpage (... 2,082 Views / 65 Replies  
Actually, the iChat webpage ( http://www.apple.com/macosx/features/ichat/ ) says that you can host/initiate a 4 person video chat with a dual 1GHz G4 as well.
Posted by ntt, on Apr 15, 2005 at 01:58 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Re: What kind of system do you use for web development? 756 Views / 7 Replies  
Depends on what language/tools you use.
I limp by on an ibook 800. But writing java code in eclipse is painful, and netbeans is barely acceptable.
In contrast, PHP, perl etc would be fine on this...
Posted by ntt, on Mar 15, 2005 at 01:32 AM, in Developer Center
Probably a higher burst rate. Seek time is only... 877 Views / 7 Replies  
Probably a higher burst rate.
Seek time is only part of the equation.
Posted by ntt, on Feb 7, 2005 at 09:06 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I think you can just drag the document's icon... 7,480 Views / 138 Replies  
I think you can just drag the document's icon from the titlebar onto mail.app in the dock...
mail.app should open up with a new blank email with the file attached.
Posted by ntt, on Jan 20, 2005 at 11:08 AM, in Applications
Re: How to Sort an NSTableView with Bindings? 2,667 Views / 1 Replies  
I'm relatively new to cocoa-bindings, and I've been approaching it from a cocoa-java perspective (which is woefully limited, sadly). I have managed to get an NSTableView sorting when clicking on...
Posted by ntt, on Jan 17, 2005 at 10:01 AM, in Developer Center
As far as I know, Interface Builder can only make... 505 Views / 3 Replies  
As far as I know, Interface Builder can only make Cocoa GUIs... in other words, NIB files.
They can only be used with Java if you write Mac-only Cocoa-Java applications.

For an IDE that does Java...
Posted by ntt, on Jan 17, 2005 at 09:52 AM, in Developer Center
I don't see this as a major limitation, and I am... 5,082 Views / 94 Replies  
I don't see this as a major limitation, and I am someone who uses Outlining daily with OmniOutliner.

I'm looking forward to seeing what sort of AppleScript or RTF export I can create from...
Posted by ntt, on Jan 13, 2005 at 09:31 AM, in Applications
http://bestbits.ii.net/ntt_desk_20041224_thumb.jpg... 2,113,174 Views / 14,714 Replies  
http://bestbits.ii.net/ntt_desk_20041224_thumb.jpg

click for full size (http://bestbits.ii.net/ntt_desk_20041224.jpg)

theme: x-metal
icons: legosystem
wall: integra type r by myself
apps:...
Posted by ntt, on Dec 23, 2004 at 08:34 PM, in GUI Customization
Oops. Sorry I didn't see this post until now. ... 876 Views / 18 Replies  
Oops. Sorry I didn't see this post until now.
I'm in Perth.
Glad you liked it. The weather here is the best part. :)
Posted by ntt, on Dec 7, 2004 at 03:34 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I am absolutely loving OmniOutliner 3 beta. ... 2,708 Views / 43 Replies  
I am absolutely loving OmniOutliner 3 beta.

The auto-styles for different levels of the outline are brilliant. I keep outlines for each web project that I'm working on, and I can now color them...
Posted by ntt, on Dec 6, 2004 at 06:31 PM, in Applications
Re: [REQ] Shinkansen 500 Series 890 Views / 6 Replies  
What resolution is your PB desktop set to? If someone was to vectorize it then a target resolution would be useful.
Posted by ntt, on Dec 6, 2004 at 06:45 AM, in GUI Customization
You're right. Though it does do some funky... 1,050 Views / 21 Replies  
You're right. Though it does do some funky algorithms to give a 1.2MP image if you want.
Either way, the images are grainy indoors... good in daylight.
Posted by ntt, on Nov 2, 2004 at 01:46 AM, in MacNN Lounge
My wife has a k700i which is also meant to be a... 1,050 Views / 21 Replies  
My wife has a k700i which is also meant to be a 1.3MP camera. But the photos in low light are very grainy. I notice all your sample images from the s700 are taken in pretty good lighting... any...
Posted by ntt, on Oct 31, 2004 at 09:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
SS2 is great overall. Love it. BUT it is acting... 5,663 Views / 105 Replies  
SS2 is great overall. Love it. BUT it is acting inconsistently.
I change Icon sets and the dock icons don't change, or, when applying the Somatic icons, all but Mail change.

Otherwise it is...
Posted by ntt, on Oct 27, 2004 at 10:46 AM, in GUI Customization
Streamline will do it for you. I'm not familiar... 802 Views / 14 Replies  
Streamline will do it for you. I'm not familiar with its abilities though.

I do vector stuff using Macromedia Fireworks. Some samples of my stuff at http://bestbits.ii.net/graphics_ntt/
...
Posted by ntt, on Oct 26, 2004 at 09:39 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
There's a lot of people who do "vector-style" art... 802 Views / 14 Replies  
There's a lot of people who do "vector-style" art by running some filters over an image in photoshop.

There's also a lot of people out there who draw things in illustrator and can either do...
Posted by ntt, on Oct 26, 2004 at 01:15 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
I haven't had a chance to play with ruby before,... 796 Views / 11 Replies  
I haven't had a chance to play with ruby before, and the demo video is certainly very interesting. Although I suspect there is a lot more work required for custom apps (I could be wrong).

I've had...
Posted by ntt, on Oct 19, 2004 at 03:07 AM, in Developer Center
I think you may be over-complicating things. ... 796 Views / 11 Replies  
I think you may be over-complicating things.

At its simplest, MVC2 could be implemented using a servlet for every type of action, and a corresponding JSP page. For convenience, add in a couple of...
Posted by ntt, on Oct 19, 2004 at 12:53 AM, in Developer Center
I understand all your issues with J2EE. That... 796 Views / 11 Replies  
I understand all your issues with J2EE.

That said, have you looked into struts?
Or writing a servlet to handle the request, and using your JSP purely for presentation, passing a javabean from the...
Posted by ntt, on Oct 19, 2004 at 12:04 AM, in Developer Center
The script should be _after_ the id is defined.... 1,682 Views / 4 Replies  
The script should be _after_ the id is defined. At the point the script runs, the id doesn't exist. Try putting the script before the closing body tag.
Posted by ntt, on Sep 20, 2004 at 09:08 AM, in Developer Center
MVC = Model-View-Controller 709 Views / 26 Replies  
MVC = Model-View-Controller
Posted by ntt, on Aug 30, 2004 at 02:02 AM, in Developer Center
Re: bump 765 Views / 6 Replies  
I've only looked into this briefly, but the best I could do was to have a script that killed the bluetooth connection when the phone entered 'making a call' mode. The problem was that while I could...
Posted by ntt, on Apr 3, 2004 at 12:34 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Re: CSS genius needed 630 Views / 6 Replies  
Maybe this article will help:
Apple Developer Site - CSS Hints for IE5 Mac (http://developer.apple.com/internet/css/ie5cssbugs.html)

Hope that helps?
Posted by ntt, on Jan 22, 2004 at 02:45 AM, in Developer Center
Re: Elvish 1,589 Views / 39 Replies  
I love it so far!
I have no right to make suggestions, but... the inactive tabs look a bit too bold IMO, it almost looks like they are active.
Otherwise it looks great, and I can't wait to see the...
Posted by ntt, on Dec 22, 2003 at 07:28 AM, in GUI Customization
Changes appear to be subtle. Only one's I've... 12,955 Views / 150 Replies  
Changes appear to be subtle.
Only one's I've spotted are the ability to bounce messages, and view message source (which I believe used to be available as an applescript).
These features could've...
Posted by ntt, on Dec 18, 2003 at 12:52 AM, in macOS
Re: dudeeee... new vaio 1,285 Views / 8 Replies  
Thin, for sure, but at the cost of ports.
No wireless connectivity built in, and ethernet ports are only on the docking station.

Disappointing, IMO.
Posted by ntt, on Nov 12, 2003 at 11:02 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Mail.app - pictures for people in your... 3,214 Views / 54 Replies  
Mail.app
- pictures for people in your address book!
- threading. :)
- easier account management
- potentially annoying but currently amusing sounds

Fast User Switching
-...
Posted by ntt, on Nov 1, 2003 at 09:42 AM, in macOS
 
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