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What purchase link isn't working? I just tried... 742 Views / 5 Replies  
What purchase link isn't working? I just tried every link I could find, and they all work fine.
Posted by smeger, on Aug 18, 2006 at 08:38 PM, in GUI Customization
Build times are basically cut in half on my... 750 Views / 7 Replies  
Build times are basically cut in half on my dual-core. I'm in love with it, as a full compile takes about 10 minutes on a single core.
Posted by smeger, on Aug 18, 2006 at 08:29 PM, in Developer Center
Well, I'll say this - I left the lab one day at... 1,360 Views / 15 Replies  
Well, I'll say this - I left the lab one day at WWDC with a gigantic smile on my face. And that's probably about as far as I can go without breaking my NDA.
Posted by smeger, on Aug 14, 2006 at 03:49 AM, in GUI Customization
ShapeShifter can also, of course, read the... 1,184 Views / 16 Replies  
ShapeShifter can also, of course, read the iContainers generated by CandyBar or Pixadex. So any icon customization you can do with CandyBar you can also do with ShapeShifter, without modifying any...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 14, 2006 at 03:47 AM, in GUI Customization
Heh, I'm totally down with that. :) 1,848 Views / 26 Replies  
Heh, I'm totally down with that. :)
Posted by smeger, on Jul 31, 2006 at 04:28 PM, in GUI Customization
It was, and in all fairness, my original reply to... 1,848 Views / 26 Replies  
It was, and in all fairness, my original reply to him was much more bitchy than my reply here. He emailed me back more politely than his original email, and I responded much more politely than my...
Posted by smeger, on Jul 30, 2006 at 08:48 PM, in GUI Customization
ThemePark has indeed become freeware. I'll... 1,848 Views / 26 Replies  
ThemePark has indeed become freeware.

I'll be the first to admit that ThemePark could be easier to use - making it so is among my highest priority. Know why it hasn't gotten done? You pegged...
Posted by smeger, on Jul 29, 2006 at 03:15 AM, in GUI Customization
A workaround is probably the terminal command:... 806 Views / 9 Replies  
A workaround is probably the terminal command: "sudo killall translated"

I don't know what's causing this, but resetting Rosetta as above seems to fix it.
Posted by smeger, on Jul 27, 2006 at 10:41 PM, in Mac OS X
[ANN] ThemePark 3.0.1 Released 662 Views / 3 Replies  
Geekspiff has popped out a quickie bugfix version of ThemePark, ThemePark 3.0.1 (http://www.geekspiff.com/download.php?product=themepark).

The biggest thing this release does is restore a few...
Posted by smeger, on Apr 9, 2006 at 04:26 AM, in GUI Customization
When you update the value of a progress... 844 Views / 9 Replies  
When you update the value of a progress indicator, it's marked as needing display the next time through the runloop (with setNeedsDisplay: YES). Your code, however, never returns to the runloop, so...
Posted by smeger, on Feb 25, 2006 at 07:24 AM, in Developer Center
The disappearing menu items thing is caused by a... 1,878 Views / 24 Replies  
The disappearing menu items thing is caused by a bug in the Bluetooth menu extra. It happens sporadically whether APE/Shapeshifter is installed or not. I don't really know the details, but more...
Posted by smeger, on Feb 24, 2006 at 02:59 PM, in GUI Customization
eyevaan, ThemePark 3 is Tiger-only. It uses... 1,014 Views / 7 Replies  
eyevaan, ThemePark 3 is Tiger-only. It uses CoreData, and trying to keep the theme templates in sync for multiple OS's at once was impossible.
Posted by smeger, on Feb 24, 2006 at 02:51 PM, in GUI Customization
ShapeShifter 2.3 Is Out! 1,878 Views / 24 Replies  
After the longest beta test in the history of the world! Grab ShapeShifter 2.3 (http://www.unsanity.com/haxies/shapeshifter) now!

Most of the changes in this release are under the hood,...
Posted by smeger, on Feb 22, 2006 at 01:36 PM, in GUI Customization
[ANN] ThemePark 3.0 Is Out! 1,014 Views / 7 Replies  
At long last, you are no longer at the mercy of Geekspiff to put your favorite app and icons into your theme.

http://www.geekspiff.com/unlinkedCrap/templateManager.png

Let's jump to the fun...
Posted by smeger, on Feb 22, 2006 at 03:31 AM, in GUI Customization
I've updated Paranoid Android... 633 Views / 8 Replies  
I've updated Paranoid Android (http://sourceforge.net/projects/paranoidandroid/) to be aware of this class of exploit. You can download it here...
Posted by smeger, on Feb 21, 2006 at 06:26 PM, in Applications
I think you need to do an archive and install. ... 1,472 Views / 8 Replies  
I think you need to do an archive and install. You seem to have a pretty screwed up OS.

As a general rule, if the problems persist on a brand new account after a reboot, you've got big issues.
Posted by smeger, on Jan 21, 2006 at 01:28 AM, in Mac OS X
Have you tried to hack the image used to draw the... 1,472 Views / 8 Replies  
Have you tried to hack the image used to draw the blinking caret in a text field? Have you set your machine to use a scaled display? Have you hacked your machine to use Quartz Extreme to the...
Posted by smeger, on Jan 19, 2006 at 06:24 AM, in Mac OS X
Post the section of the crash log that includes... 1,472 Views / 8 Replies  
Post the section of the crash log that includes the "thread crashed".
Posted by smeger, on Jan 19, 2006 at 03:03 AM, in Mac OS X
ShapeShifter doesn't do anything odd with... 665 Views / 15 Replies  
ShapeShifter doesn't do anything odd with preferences that could have caused this. I'd guess that something went screwy with your filesystem and the log out/in is what caused it. I suggest that you...
Posted by smeger, on Jan 18, 2006 at 03:59 PM, in Mac OS X
[ANN] Chicken of the VNC 2.0b4 486 Views / 2 Replies  
It's out! And it's a universal binary!

It also fixes a few bugs that were giving people fits. Here are the release notes:


Chicken of the VNC is now a universal binary.
Resolved an issue...
Posted by smeger, on Jan 18, 2006 at 03:55 PM, in Applications
eyevaan, the API that Apple uses to set the... 718 Views / 13 Replies  
eyevaan, the API that Apple uses to set the colorspace when drawing the metal window background in Finder is the grayscale colorspace. This means that any subsequent drawing is done in grayscale. ...
Posted by smeger, on Dec 20, 2005 at 01:31 PM, in GUI Customization
brza, ShapeShifter does not change resources... 718 Views / 13 Replies  
brza, ShapeShifter does not change resources manually for you as you seem to think. It does things at runtime, meaning that if (as you put it), it were to "die", your operating system would return...
Posted by smeger, on Dec 20, 2005 at 03:48 AM, in GUI Customization
ShapeShifter overrides it. iColon patches files... 519 Views / 3 Replies  
ShapeShifter overrides it. iColon patches files on the filesystem, ShapeShifter patches them at runtime.
Posted by smeger, on Dec 14, 2005 at 01:47 AM, in GUI Customization
BoulderDash, I'm doing exactly that with an old... 3,081 Views / 45 Replies  
BoulderDash, I'm doing exactly that with an old B&W G3 running 10.2.x. OSXVnc works everywhere.
Posted by smeger, on Sep 22, 2005 at 02:49 PM, in Applications
Take a look at the Global Exclude list in the... 1,944 Views / 28 Replies  
Take a look at the Global Exclude list in the Application Enhancer preference pane. Maybe Finder somehow got added to it? Also, look in /Applications/Utilities/Console to see whether it's reporting...
Posted by smeger, on Sep 16, 2005 at 03:30 AM, in GUI Customization
Wow, a lot of anger in this thread. :) As... 1,818 Views / 24 Replies  
Wow, a lot of anger in this thread. :)

As was correctly pointed out above, ShapeShifter cannot create a state in which the entire menubar will be consistently themed. The only way to do this is...
Posted by smeger, on Sep 16, 2005 at 03:28 AM, in GUI Customization
2.0b3 has a whole new event filter chain, which... 3,081 Views / 45 Replies  
2.0b3 has a whole new event filter chain, which means that keymapping has basically been completely reimplemented.

So there's probably a whole new crop of keymapping strangeness now. :)
Posted by smeger, on Sep 8, 2005 at 05:05 PM, in Applications
"The Godfather", I've had good results with... 3,081 Views / 45 Replies  
"The Godfather", I've had good results with RealVNC. "zerostar", what doesn't work about 256 colors? Please file a bug on Chicken's webpage (http://cotvnc.sf.net).
Posted by smeger, on Aug 31, 2005 at 02:51 AM, in Applications
If your dad is behind a firewall or a router,... 3,081 Views / 45 Replies  
If your dad is behind a firewall or a router, that complicates things as you need to "punch through" the firewall, either using port forwarding, or by using a reverse connection, in which the server...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 30, 2005 at 08:07 PM, in Applications
CharlesS is absolutely correct regarding the VNC... 3,081 Views / 45 Replies  
CharlesS is absolutely correct regarding the VNC server built into Tiger. I recommended OSXVnc mainly for the documentation on its webpage. :)
Posted by smeger, on Aug 30, 2005 at 05:11 AM, in Applications
Jordan, you need a VNC server on the other end. ... 3,081 Views / 45 Replies  
Jordan, you need a VNC server on the other end. Check out OSXVnc (http://www.redstonesoftware.com/vnc.html) and it's documentation.
Posted by smeger, on Aug 29, 2005 at 03:51 PM, in Applications
GoDucks, you're on Panther, right? I seem to... 560 Views / 5 Replies  
GoDucks, you're on Panther, right? I seem to recall that #2 was a common issue on Panther with certain video cards. An issue with no connection to ShapeShifter.
Posted by smeger, on Aug 27, 2005 at 02:11 AM, in GUI Customization
Hmm, this might be the issue. I just tried it... 4,112 Views / 37 Replies  
Hmm, this might be the issue. I just tried it (clicking close widget), and it didn't crash, but the window closed before the new variant had finished generating. That's not how I designed it to...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 25, 2005 at 02:40 AM, in GUI Customization
From my Jaguar test box: Makki_X1.0... 1,039 Views / 17 Replies  
From my Jaguar test box:
Makki_X1.0 (http://www.geekspiff.com/unlinkedCrap/Makki_X1.0.theme.zip)

Merry Christmas!
Posted by smeger, on Aug 24, 2005 at 04:58 AM, in GUI Customization
I didn't respond because I thought you were... 4,112 Views / 37 Replies  
I didn't respond because I thought you were griping, not actually asking.

ShapeShifter does a lot of voodoo to make 10.1, Jaguar and Panther themes work properly on Tiger. It's nowhere near as...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 24, 2005 at 01:37 AM, in GUI Customization
Okay, if you're getting crashes, please contact... 4,112 Views / 37 Replies  
Okay, if you're getting crashes, please contact me. My name is "jason". It's at the company that's responsible for ShapeShifter.

Based on the crashlogs (no more, please!), it looks like this...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 23, 2005 at 10:26 PM, in GUI Customization
The name story: I wanted to VNC to my... 3,081 Views / 45 Replies  
The name story: I wanted to VNC to my grad-school Windows box and none of the existing OS X VNC apps were cutting it for various reasons. I found source code for this NeXT app named VNCViewer...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 23, 2005 at 03:36 PM, in Applications
[ANN] Chicken of the VNC 2.0b3 3,081 Views / 45 Replies  
Hey VNCslers!

If you use VNC to connect from your Mac to any other computer, you'll probably want to check out Chicken of the VNC 2.0b3...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 22, 2005 at 06:12 PM, in Applications
Yeah, you can do this without any problems. Just... 615 Views / 3 Replies  
Yeah, you can do this without any problems. Just make sure that your NSImage won't get autoreleased out from under you, and that you've got some way of releasing it when it's no longer needed.

A...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 22, 2005 at 12:53 PM, in Developer Center
Thanks for the offers, inkhead! We don't need... 516 Views / 5 Replies  
Thanks for the offers, inkhead! We don't need hosting, since SourceForge provides it. Interface suggestions are always welcome, as is improved documentation. We're about ready to rock a 2.0b3...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 19, 2005 at 10:03 PM, in Applications
We've gotten a lot of requests for this at... 516 Views / 5 Replies  
We've gotten a lot of requests for this at Chicken of the VNC (http://cotvnc.sf.net) and we plan to implement it in the future. Chicken's internal rendering code needs an update, at which point,...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 19, 2005 at 09:30 PM, in Applications
You could always use (id)kCFBooleanTrue and... 2,559 Views / 8 Replies  
You could always use (id)kCFBooleanTrue and (id)kCFBooleanFalse.

When comparing any NSObjects, you shouldn't do pointer-based equality testing unless you're absolutely SURE that they'll be the...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 14, 2005 at 03:22 AM, in Developer Center
You've got a few options. If you use ClearDock or... 589 Views / 3 Replies  
You've got a few options. If you use ClearDock or TransparentDock, either of those will override ShapeShifter regarding Dock skinning. Otherwise, you can add the Dock to ShapeShifter's exclude list....
Posted by smeger, on Aug 13, 2005 at 04:28 AM, in GUI Customization
Ahhh. You've got a problem. You can't downgrade... 1,091 Views / 13 Replies  
Ahhh. You've got a problem. You can't downgrade an existing theme. You'll have to create a new theme and import the elements into it.
Posted by smeger, on Aug 12, 2005 at 05:30 AM, in GUI Customization
I think that the only big issue is the Finder... 1,091 Views / 13 Replies  
I think that the only big issue is the Finder toolbar items, at Elements -> Finder -> Toolbar Items. Tiger changes those resources completely, but keeps some of the same resource IDs, so what you...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 11, 2005 at 11:44 PM, in GUI Customization
cryer, the Adium icon is broken in ShapeShifter -... 4,962 Views / 51 Replies  
cryer, the Adium icon is broken in ShapeShifter - when I coded it, I didn't realize that Adium supported customizable icons from within Adium.

You can add iContainer files to ShapeShifter for new...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 9, 2005 at 07:59 PM, in GUI Customization
Yes sir, that's why I'd already fixed it, sir!!!... 667 Views / 7 Replies  
Yes sir, that's why I'd already fixed it, sir!!! ;)

ten HUUUUTTT!!!
Posted by smeger, on Aug 8, 2005 at 09:03 AM, in GUI Customization
It's ShapeShifter and it's fixed for the next... 667 Views / 7 Replies  
It's ShapeShifter and it's fixed for the next release. Sorry for any inconveniences!

(it's something that happens if you use list view in Panther's Finder. And I don't know why I didn't put...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 8, 2005 at 06:43 AM, in GUI Customization
There's actually no simple way, and the two have... 1,381 Views / 23 Replies  
There's actually no simple way, and the two have become blurred a bit in recent years anyway. One way is to navigate into an app's bundle by control-clicking the app and choosing Show Package...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 8, 2005 at 02:31 AM, in GUI Customization
Actually, APE is free to license if you don't... 1,381 Views / 23 Replies  
Actually, APE is free to license if you don't charge for your product, and $100 for shareware. If you can't make enough from your shareware to pay $100 for the software that lets it exist, you don't...
Posted by smeger, on Aug 7, 2005 at 10:07 PM, in GUI Customization
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