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Wow, tebobo! This thread's almost three years... 268 Views / 3 Replies  
Wow, tebobo! This thread's almost three years old! How on earth did you find it?! :lol:

Edit:Google doesn't care how old a thread is. It knows all, sees all, and provides links to all... ;)
Posted by Geobunny, on Jul 15, 2008 at 06:42 PM, in Mac OS X
I've thought about this for a while and have come... 3,172 Views / 56 Replies  
I've thought about this for a while and have come up with something which is at least plausible. Ignore column view and the Dock for a minute and remember that folders on a Mac will always require a...
Posted by Geobunny, on Feb 17, 2008 at 08:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Slightly buggy, but definitely a huge improvement... 25,846 Views / 82 Replies  
Slightly buggy, but definitely a huge improvement to Spaces. As of 10.5.2 we can now turn off the auto-space-switching when you click another app in the Dock or command-tab to it. This actually...
Posted by Geobunny, on Feb 16, 2008 at 10:54 AM, in Mac OS X
Curiously, that happened to my iPod touch the... 3,172 Views / 56 Replies  
Curiously, that happened to my iPod touch the other day. The exact same thing, it was plugged in but didn't show the charging icon and was just sitting at 90% charge. A restart fixed it.
Posted by Geobunny, on Feb 16, 2008 at 10:41 AM, in Mac OS X
The fact that we now have hierarchical menus back... 3,172 Views / 56 Replies  
The fact that we now have hierarchical menus back in the Dock. Apple removed them prior to launching 10.5 and, after hearing much moaning from the community, have finally seen fit to bring them back.
Posted by Geobunny, on Feb 16, 2008 at 09:48 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, I'm not buying that line though. As I say,... 728 Views / 14 Replies  
Yeah, I'm not buying that line though. As I say, there were 3rd party solutions prior to 10.5 which worked fine and didn't require apps to be "spaces-aware". To me, it looks like Apple buggered...
Posted by Geobunny, on Feb 14, 2008 at 12:35 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm with you 100%. It's unbelievably frustrating... 728 Views / 14 Replies  
I'm with you 100%. It's unbelievably frustrating when that happens, and as you say, very disconcerting. It completely interrupts your train of thought and really makes you stop and think for a...
Posted by Geobunny, on Feb 13, 2008 at 06:16 PM, in Mac OS X
You don't even need the command key and you can... 3,172 Views / 56 Replies  
You don't even need the command key and you can keep the same window open. Just hit the up or down arrow key and you'll select either the last or first item respectively (which seems kinda backwards...
Posted by Geobunny, on Feb 13, 2008 at 05:42 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: OK, it takes some getting used to (and quite... 3,958 Views / 11 Replies  
OK, it takes some getting used to (and quite often b*ggers up old style IB2 nib files but I'll ignore that for the time being) but you have to start everything from Xcode now. IB doesn't do code...
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 28, 2007 at 03:20 PM, in Developer Center
Here y'are! HierarchicalDock... 804 Views / 18 Replies  
Here y'are! HierarchicalDock (http://www.eternalstorms.at/utilities/hierdock/). It's not quite what you're after but I'm sure a few people here will appreciate it.
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 21, 2007 at 12:14 PM, in Mac OS X
No, it doesn't. It's actually quite cunning how... 25,846 Views / 82 Replies  
No, it doesn't. It's actually quite cunning how it works: you drag a folder onto the application window and you're then given an icon to drag to the dock.

That icon is nothing more than a tiny...
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 21, 2007 at 12:08 PM, in Mac OS X
Wow, excellent tip. Thanks! This, coupled with... 25,846 Views / 82 Replies  
Wow, excellent tip. Thanks! This, coupled with Quicksilver means I can use 10.5's built-in ScreenSharing app rather than the slower Chicken of the VNC (which admittedly has served me very well up...
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 16, 2007 at 08:26 PM, in Mac OS X
Mine already IS on none selected and it still... 1,383 Views / 19 Replies  
Mine already IS on none selected and it still doesn't work :(
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 3, 2007 at 08:06 AM, in Mac OS X
Doesn't work for me on my Quad G5, I click the... 1,383 Views / 19 Replies  
Doesn't work for me on my Quad G5, I click the webclip button, choose the area and click OK but then nothing, Dashboard doesn't even activate. Was an archive install from 10.4, keeping users and...
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 2, 2007 at 11:18 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: New Interface Builder is awful 3,958 Views / 11 Replies  
Is it just me or does anyone else feel that the new Interface Builder with 10.5 is absolutely awful?

Previously it used to be SO easy to work with. Example:
1) Create new project in Xcode
2)...
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 2, 2007 at 11:05 PM, in Developer Center
That's just what it's called. See here... 547 Views / 25 Replies  
That's just what it's called. See here (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Social_engineering_(security)) and here (http://www.securityfocus.com/infocus/1527).
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 1, 2007 at 06:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Now that is a damn good idea especially as... 547 Views / 25 Replies  
Now that is a damn good idea especially as packages already have the ability to be signed and Installer.app has the ability to verify them. However, there is a flaw - who would sign them? I doubt...
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 1, 2007 at 05:27 PM, in Mac OS X
Sorry, I was skim-reading and misinterpreted what... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
Sorry, I was skim-reading and misinterpreted what was said.
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 1, 2007 at 05:13 PM, in Mac OS X
Slightly OT but have you actually tried deleting... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
Slightly OT but have you actually tried deleting that downloads folder? What are you supposed to do if that's not where you want to keep your downloads? I could futz around in terminal but still...
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 1, 2007 at 03:14 PM, in Mac OS X
Bah, it doesn't work :( 8,974 Views / 152 Replies  
Bah, it doesn't work :(
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 1, 2007 at 01:31 PM, in Mac OS X
We finally have 'fuser' installed by default :D... 8,974 Views / 152 Replies  
We finally have 'fuser' installed by default :D :thumbsup:
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 1, 2007 at 10:35 AM, in Mac OS X
If anyone has a copy of this threat/trojan or... 547 Views / 25 Replies  
If anyone has a copy of this threat/trojan or knows where to get it, could you please get in touch with me via PM and/or upload it to the ClamAV database at ClamAV VirusDB submission...
Posted by Geobunny, on Nov 1, 2007 at 09:44 AM, in Mac OS X
You mean like this? ... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
You mean like this?
http://www.clamxav.com/images/stacksHighlight.png

In Terminal:


...and yes, that does say hilte - there's no 'i' between the L and T.
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 31, 2007 at 07:02 PM, in Mac OS X
2000 is the code for a separator and I've had a... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
2000 is the code for a separator and I've had a look at the tiger dock's plist and there's nothing useful in there at all as the "view as" option didn't exist back then.
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 31, 2007 at 10:03 AM, in Mac OS X
Oh and "yay!" for the advanced options in User... 8,974 Views / 152 Replies  
Oh and "yay!" for the advanced options in User Accounts. I knew NetInfo was gone but couldn't for the life of me figure out how advanced features were supposed to be changed. I can now change my...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 31, 2007 at 09:50 AM, in Mac OS X
Yeah but old settings from pre 10.5 are now... 8,974 Views / 152 Replies  
Yeah but old settings from pre 10.5 are now ignored, as is the old way of making a setting stick. I've got LOADS of folders which now open in the last view I used in the Finder regardless of what...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 31, 2007 at 09:47 AM, in Mac OS X
If you've already bought it, then you may as well... 2,286 Views / 36 Replies  
If you've already bought it, then you may as well go ahead.

A few things to note first.
Make a bootable backup of your 10.4 installation (and keep it separate if possible) so you can revert if...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:15 PM, in Mac OS X
Yeah, neither was mine. Changing that was one of... 1,069 Views / 8 Replies  
Yeah, neither was mine. Changing that was one of the first things I did.
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:04 PM, in Mac OS X
If you've got Quicksilver, just add a trigger for... 372 Views / 3 Replies  
If you've got Quicksilver, just add a trigger for each F key you wish to use and have it type the appropriate number key. For example, in every virtual desktop implementation I've ever used it's...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 05:56 PM, in Mac OS X
What makes you say that ;) 2,117 Views / 66 Replies  
What makes you say that ;)
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 12:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Badly. You get the first 80 items and then a... 2,117 Views / 66 Replies  
Badly. You get the first 80 items and then a curvy arrow with the title "XX Mo...Finder" telling you how many more icons you'll be able to see in a Finder window.
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 12:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Oh yeah, stacks are cool to look at - most of Mac... 2,117 Views / 66 Replies  
Oh yeah, stacks are cool to look at - most of Mac OS X is cool to look at. It's just a PITA when the looky-feely camp beats the functionality camp in an important rock-paper-scissors meeting at...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 11:47 AM, in Mac OS X
I've got a cron job which runs... 263 Views / 2 Replies  
I've got a cron job which runs '/usr/libexec/locate.updatedb' every night and then I simply run "locate <fragment_of_filename>" in the terminal when I'm searching for something. It's phenomenally...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 11:23 AM, in Mac OS X
Oh goodie, another thread! :D Can I play? ... 2,117 Views / 66 Replies  
Oh goodie, another thread! :D Can I play?

Having replaced the default folder icons with those from 10.4 and having gone back to the Dock from pre-WWDC '07 (oh the irony of how we whinged when ADC...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 11:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Oops, seems I was a little hasty. There is a... 303 Views / 2 Replies  
Oops, seems I was a little hasty. There is a global preference for this setting but I wasn't seeing it because it's badly labelled and I wasn't equating "run log" with "debugger console" as it is...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 09:58 AM, in Developer Center
Console/Run log no longer opens automatically 303 Views / 2 Replies  
Now whenever I build and run projects, the run log doesn't open automatically as it did before. It's annoying to have to go and open it every time I run some code, close it again to get it out of...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 09:36 AM, in Developer Center
Any chance we could get back on topic before it's... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
Any chance we could get back on topic before it's too late?
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 09:20 AM, in Mac OS X
I can get the menu item to appear quite easily,... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
I can get the menu item to appear quite easily, but I can't make it do anything at all.

Open /System/Library/CoreServices/DockInactive.app/Contents/Resources/DockMenus.plist in a text editor with...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 06:03 AM, in Mac OS X
In the Finder, command-option-A now means... 8,974 Views / 152 Replies  
In the Finder, command-option-A now means Deselect All.
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 30, 2007 at 05:21 AM, in Mac OS X
This is not just a little nicety, it's a huge... 8,974 Views / 152 Replies  
This is not just a little nicety, it's a huge one...for developers anyway, or indeed anyone who regularly compares text files. The scroll wheel now works properly in FileMerge.app, ie left/right AND...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 29, 2007 at 06:54 PM, in Mac OS X
RSS feeds in Safari have got a little nicer with... 8,974 Views / 152 Replies  
RSS feeds in Safari have got a little nicer with a blue dot beside and pale blue background behind new entries. Actually, come to think of it, the dot may not be new but I'm fairly sure the...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 29, 2007 at 04:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Well well well, it seems you can use the Dock... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
Well well well, it seems you can use the Dock from 10.4 which gives you navigable contextual menus back! There are a few caveats but in my opinion it's well worth the loss.

1) You lose Spaces....
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 29, 2007 at 03:21 PM, in Mac OS X
I went for the highly unimaginative name... 501 Views / 16 Replies  
I went for the highly unimaginative name "T.A.R.D.I.S". I doubt I'm the only one. Oh and I'm somewhat pedantic, hence all the full stops.
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 28, 2007 at 01:25 PM, in Mac OS X
We're not bemoaning the existence of stacks,... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
We're not bemoaning the existence of stacks, we're objecting to the wholesale, and hitherto unmentioned in public, removal of something which in many people's opinion was an excellent feature.
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 28, 2007 at 12:53 PM, in Mac OS X
Ah ok. Having downloaded the build directly from... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
Ah ok. Having downloaded the build directly from ADC, I didn't realise there was a manual which came with the physical DVD.
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 28, 2007 at 12:48 PM, in Mac OS X
Fair enough, but that doesn't help existing users... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
Fair enough, but that doesn't help existing users who simply choose to do an upgrade/archive install and already have it in their head that "removing icons from the dock doesn't alter the original...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 28, 2007 at 12:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Hmm, they didn't put them in mine. I chose to do... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
Hmm, they didn't put them in mine. I chose to do an Archive & Install keeping users and network settings. Nothing was added to my documents or downloads folders.
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 28, 2007 at 11:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Wow! You've just brought up a major UI... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
Wow! You've just brought up a major UI inconsistency here which I hadn't noticed before. If you drag something from the Dock to the trash all it does is remove the icon from the Dock. That's fine,...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 28, 2007 at 10:53 AM, in Mac OS X
Why should I have to adapt and change the way I... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
Why should I have to adapt and change the way I work just because someone at Apple thinks it's not the best way to do things? We've proven quite well, just within this thread, that's there are a...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 27, 2007 at 09:40 PM, in Mac OS X
Cute, but you're forgetting that the introduction... 15,839 Views / 319 Replies  
Cute, but you're forgetting that the introduction of Stacks to ADC members happened quite a long time ago. I can assure you that I didn't give up after the first attempt.



Which is what I've...
Posted by Geobunny, on Oct 27, 2007 at 09:15 PM, in Mac OS X
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