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Make file a login item via Terminal 873 Views / 3 Replies  
Is there any way to make a file a login item other than the GUI-way: opening System Prefs-Accounts and drag the file into the window.

Is there any way to do this through the Terminal for example ?...
Posted by Ratatoskur, on Mar 4, 2004 at 07:42 PM, in macOS
Creating multiple internet location files 333 Views / 1 Replies  
As you may know if you drag an url to the Finder from a Cocoa app, for examle Text Edit, a so called internet location file is created automatically in the Finder.

The thing is, I need to create...
Posted by Ratatoskur, on Feb 18, 2004 at 07:39 PM, in macOS
Yes, I see. It seems to be a bug. ... 514 Views / 3 Replies  
Yes, I see. It seems to be a bug.

"The only recourse would be to create two plist files, each with the appropriate keyboard layout. Copy them into place and relaunch the Finder. You can...
Posted by Ratatoskur, on May 6, 2003 at 02:45 PM, in Applications
GUI scripting in Applescript 514 Views / 3 Replies  

I am trying to make a script that can open up System Preferences, select International, select Input menu and then change the keyboard layouts by clicking to select and deselect.

Posted by Ratatoskur, on May 5, 2003 at 01:17 PM, in Applications
Can't boot OS 9 at all 1,599 Views / 1 Replies  
I have two HD's in my computer: my 80 Gb maindrive and my 10 GB drive that I use for OS 9 only.

Yesterday I formatted the 10 GB drive and was going to do a clean install OS 9 again in order to...
Posted by Ratatoskur, on Apr 19, 2003 at 12:53 PM, in Classic Macs and Mac OS
Can't boot Mac OS 9, power button is weird and a strange tone... 558 Views / 2 Replies  
I just visited my friend who just installed Mac OS 10.2 on his 400 mhz Power Mac G4. Before (two days ago) he had been running Mac OS 9.2.
Anyway, he showed me some problem he had:

Every time...
Posted by Ratatoskur, on Feb 18, 2003 at 11:09 PM, in Mac Desktops
emm... 446 Views / 6 Replies  
Not really....
Posted by Ratatoskur, on Oct 30, 2002 at 10:15 PM, in macOS
Help!! Computer won't start up!! 446 Views / 6 Replies  
My friend asked me to help him go through his hard drive, delete unnecessary stuff and teach him also a little about Mac OS 10.2 that he recently installed on his computer.

Anyway, I did that and...
Posted by Ratatoskur, on Oct 30, 2002 at 09:44 PM, in macOS
Good to know that I'm not alone in this matter.... 384 Views / 4 Replies  
Good to know that I'm not alone in this matter. I'll just have to live with it I guess until Apple fixes this.
Posted by Ratatoskur, on Sep 6, 2002 at 12:55 PM, in macOS
hmm... 384 Views / 4 Replies  
You too, you say.

Weird, my friend has an iMac and his desktop behaves exactly as it should.
Posted by Ratatoskur, on Sep 6, 2002 at 12:03 PM, in macOS
Desktop refresh problem 384 Views / 4 Replies  
Very weird problem.

When I had Mac OS 10.1.5 I noticed that when new items were added to the desktop (like when downloading a file through a browser) the desktop wouldn't show the file until I...
Posted by Ratatoskur, on Sep 6, 2002 at 09:26 AM, in macOS
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