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Ack sorry, didn't see that. 6,878 Views / 15 Replies  
Ack sorry, didn't see that.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Apr 14, 2005 at 08:09 PM, in Developer Center
Quartz 2D Extreme is disabled by default no... 1,427 Views / 23 Replies  
Quartz 2D Extreme is disabled by default no matter what hardware you have.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Apr 13, 2005 at 09:46 AM, in Mac OS X
Checkboxes with the mixed state option turned on... 6,878 Views / 15 Replies  
Checkboxes with the mixed state option turned on will also have NSMixedState.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Apr 13, 2005 at 09:39 AM, in Developer Center
This problem has happened to me, consistently,... 863 Views / 28 Replies  
This problem has happened to me, consistently, 100% of the time on two different machines ever since 10.2. Sleeping the machine, then waking it again results in a change of color profiles, even the...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Mar 29, 2005 at 07:38 PM, in Mac OS X
Office 2004 Mac saves long file names (256 chars)... 391 Views / 5 Replies  
Office 2004 Mac saves long file names (256 chars) just fine for me.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Mar 29, 2005 at 07:34 PM, in Applications
I'm surprised that people actually care this... 2,353 Views / 70 Replies  
I'm surprised that people actually care this much. I use partitions, and hearing others on this form saying that using them is dumb really doesn't matter at all in my decision to use them. I cant'...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Mar 21, 2005 at 01:08 PM, in Mac OS X
I'm a tad confused. Brandon, is PrintFu your... 749 Views / 10 Replies  
I'm a tad confused. Brandon, is PrintFu your company? I couldn't find anything on the site or blog that said anything about the developers.

If so, that's a really cool idea! I might find myself...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Mar 20, 2005 at 01:19 PM, in Developer Center
I use partitioning just for organization, and to... 2,353 Views / 70 Replies  
I use partitioning just for organization, and to install other OSs on (Yellow Dog).
Posted by Devin Lane, on Mar 18, 2005 at 09:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Wow, if he can actually write to ftp, I'd love to... 1,343 Views / 28 Replies  
Wow, if he can actually write to ftp, I'd love to have his version of mount_ftp.

If I made an ftp account on my server for you, could you try to upload something with the finder?
Posted by Devin Lane, on Mar 17, 2005 at 09:59 AM, in Mac OS X
Just for perspective: I also have very good... 893 Views / 12 Replies  
Just for perspective: I also have very good vision (I always run at max resolutions, etc), but I cannot stand text in Word under 150% zoom. Not really sure why this is, but whenever I set it to...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Mar 17, 2005 at 12:35 AM, in Mac OS X
This thread gets the award for "widest post... 749 Views / 10 Replies  
This thread gets the award for "widest post evar!" It scrolls horizontally in a 1600px wide window!
Posted by Devin Lane, on Mar 16, 2005 at 10:20 AM, in Developer Center
Question: What, exactly, is the use for a text... 2,212 Views / 6 Replies  
Question: What, exactly, is the use for a text view without a scroll view and why are you using them? If you want one line unformatted input, simply use an NSTextField.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Mar 2, 2005 at 06:54 PM, in Developer Center
.dmg file == disk image file. A disk image file... 573 Views / 3 Replies  
.dmg file == disk image file. A disk image file is a virtual disk -- like a CD or floppy, but on your hard drive. To mount the disk, double click it. When it mounts, it looks to the system like...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 25, 2005 at 09:43 PM, in Applications
If you're thinking it would cause path problems... 1,004 Views / 25 Replies  
If you're thinking it would cause path problems like OS 9, rest assured -- the volume system is completely different in OS X.

In OS 9, the root of your path would be the HD name. In OS X, the...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 25, 2005 at 09:41 PM, in Mac OS X
I cannot imagine why anyone would WANT to use... 781 Views / 16 Replies  
I cannot imagine why anyone would WANT to use AOL. Ever.

When you get AOL, you get:

1. Really bloated, crappy software. Don't get me started on that AOL web browser.
2. A nice big monthly...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 23, 2005 at 09:40 AM, in Applications
Sorry to nitpick, but /Library/Fonts isn't the... 836 Views / 22 Replies  
Sorry to nitpick, but /Library/Fonts isn't the root level fonts folder. /System/Library/Fonts is, and you should never be storing your own fonts there.

/Library/Fonts is where you store fonts you...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 21, 2005 at 10:22 AM, in Mac OS X
The fans on my Rev A Dual 2.0 are just as quiet... 1,732 Views / 41 Replies  
The fans on my Rev A Dual 2.0 are just as quiet with 10.3.8 as with 10.3.7. I also didn't get hit by the server problem. Must be lucky. Have you tried fixing it by perm repair, PRAM reset, etc?
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 18, 2005 at 08:20 PM, in Mac OS X
Because EVERY Mac already ships with it? ... 1,732 Views / 41 Replies  
Because EVERY Mac already ships with it?

What you meant was "When does purchasing a new mac get you TIGER," and that is the question we'd all love to know.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 18, 2005 at 08:44 AM, in Mac OS X
I remember using OS X for the first time. At... 13,376 Views / 412 Replies  
I remember using OS X for the first time. At first, I thought "what the **** did apple DO???'

After a bit, I realized that this new OS was INCREDIBLY powerful! There was so much you could do! It...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 8, 2005 at 11:53 PM, in Mac OS X
An interesting way off trying to get more... 496 Views / 3 Replies  
An interesting way off trying to get more programmers to help you. Perhaps it's time to try a different strategy?

What kind of maintenance and infrastructure development are necessary before the...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 6, 2005 at 07:30 PM, in Developer Center
I took a look at it, and it looks like you have... 514 Views / 2 Replies  
I took a look at it, and it looks like you have to make a plugin for each app you want to support. Also, it seems that it can only be used by programs that do not use a custom subclass of...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 6, 2005 at 11:24 AM, in Developer Center
Use VLC (http://www.videolan.org) or MPlayerOSX... 476 Views / 4 Replies  
Use VLC (http://www.videolan.org) or MPlayerOSX (http://mplayerosx.sourceforge.net/) to play just about anything.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 6, 2005 at 01:48 AM, in Applications
What's your system doing in the bg? What does... 757 Views / 7 Replies  
What's your system doing in the bg? What does top say?
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 6, 2005 at 01:41 AM, in Mac OS X
1. Insert OS X install CD 2. Use Pacifist to... 390 Views / 1 Replies  
1. Insert OS X install CD
2. Use Pacifist to install just the Mail package.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 4, 2005 at 07:06 PM, in Applications
People use the Finder for disc burning? I'm not... 628 Views / 5 Replies  
People use the Finder for disc burning? I'm not a big fan of "copy files to this disk image, then burn the disk image." My hd is more than fast enough to just nab random files and shove them on cd...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 2, 2005 at 07:08 PM, in Applications
Having v.X installed, then installing 2004 over... 395 Views / 3 Replies  
Having v.X installed, then installing 2004 over it resulted in some weird crashes for me that weren't present in a clean 2004 install, but that may be specific to my comp/settings.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Feb 2, 2005 at 07:00 PM, in Mac OS X
Looks to me like you aren't entering a run loop. ... 759 Views / 2 Replies  
Looks to me like you aren't entering a run loop. Sure you got the NSApplicationMain() function call in main.m?
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 27, 2005 at 10:05 AM, in Developer Center
Me thinks you're compressing too much. 1 hr of... 461 Views / 3 Replies  
Me thinks you're compressing too much. 1 hr of video should take a bit more than 380MB, especially at that resolution. Perhaps you should up the quality setting? Also, do NOT save the video to the...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 26, 2005 at 10:17 AM, in Applications
I just can't wait for the day that we can add... 768 Views / 12 Replies  
I just can't wait for the day that we can add metadata to arbitrary files. DB fs++
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 26, 2005 at 10:15 AM, in Mac OS X
Nice, Azureus AND the official BT client, not to... 1,378 Views / 12 Replies  
Nice, Azureus AND the official BT client, not to mention Acquisition?

Nice desktop!
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 24, 2005 at 12:47 AM, in GUI Customization
arekkusu Ok, I will try to submit the bug... 849 Views / 13 Replies  
arekkusu

Ok, I will try to submit the bug report soon. I haven't done it before: what information do they need? There was no panic log.

Here's how I have my threading set up. At the beginning,...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 23, 2005 at 06:34 PM, in Mac OS X
natural1: Are you looking for a solution to... 1,650 Views / 29 Replies  
natural1:

Are you looking for a solution to your problem, or do you just want to whine about how iPhoto sucks blah blah blah?

There is definitely something messed in your config. No way iPhoto...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 23, 2005 at 01:40 PM, in Applications
No, I have not submitted the bug as of yet. ... 849 Views / 13 Replies  
No, I have not submitted the bug as of yet. Should I?

I believe that we are talking about different threading situations with the drawing thing. I have not found any need to lock.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 23, 2005 at 01:33 PM, in Mac OS X
Two things: 1. Turrning on... 849 Views / 13 Replies  
Two things:

1. Turrning on glTexParameteri(GL_TEXTURE_RECTANGLE_EXT, GL_TEXTURE_STORAGE_HINT_APPLE , GL_STORAGE_CACHED_APPLE) == kp's galore.
2. You don't need a lock: I have my gl app (iSight...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 22, 2005 at 05:04 PM, in Mac OS X
Hasn't this already been talked about a thousand... 727 Views / 7 Replies  
Hasn't this already been talked about a thousand times?

CI == easy access to hardware accelerated (on supported graphics cards) effects, like blurs, erodes, etc.

QE == hardware accelerated...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 19, 2005 at 07:28 PM, in Mac OS X
What exactly IS a spatial finder? Dictoinary.com... 5,078 Views / 98 Replies  
What exactly IS a spatial finder? Dictoinary.com was unable to help me figure out what you are talking about. Yes, I realize you said it didn't exist, but what WOULD it be like?
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 17, 2005 at 05:23 PM, in Mac OS X
Kevin: Here's how to set up the bindings. ... 496 Views / 7 Replies  
Kevin:

Here's how to set up the bindings.

1. Inspect the NSArrayController (green thing) in your nib file. Change the Object Class Name to NSString.
2. Remove the infoArray key from the...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 17, 2005 at 01:38 PM, in Developer Center
I'm really hoping that this is just all beta... 4,340 Views / 80 Replies  
I'm really hoping that this is just all beta stuff and will disappear in the release. I consider myself a GUI elitist, and there is nothing I hate more than inconsistency. Apple lately has this...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 17, 2005 at 01:09 AM, in GUI Customization
You don't know anyone with a DVD drive? Shouldn't... 5,041 Views / 94 Replies  
You don't know anyone with a DVD drive? Shouldn't be hard to transfer it over a LAN or something.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 17, 2005 at 12:54 AM, in Applications
Big Mac: That VM number is NOT how much disk... 756 Views / 14 Replies  
Big Mac: That VM number is NOT how much disk space the VM system is using. I'm not sure exactly how to explain what it is, but be assured that your system is not actually using 19.1GB of your hd...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 17, 2005 at 12:52 AM, in Mac OS X
Kevin: Dled your project and looked at it... 496 Views / 7 Replies  
Kevin:


Dled your project and looked at it a bit. Several things wrong, but first some questions:

1. Are both of the tableviews supposed to have the same content?
2. What is the...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 16, 2005 at 03:59 PM, in Developer Center
:D 2,634 Views / 63 Replies  
:D
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 14, 2005 at 08:06 PM, in Mac OS X
Poll: The Theming Community and Tiger 499 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello all.

I have been noticing lately that the UI elements of Tiger have been going in a direction I really don't like. It seems like Apple is getting into the gradient fad, where EVERYTHING has...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 12, 2005 at 08:13 PM, in GUI Customization
First: methods aren't set to anything, variables... 1,013 Views / 3 Replies  
First: methods aren't set to anything, variables are.

Second: What do you want the button to do when you click it? If you want to call a selector on the object, put an if statement in your...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 9, 2005 at 11:50 AM, in Developer Center
That's so awesome. "I think we should start a new... 1,049 Views / 21 Replies  
That's so awesome. "I think we should start a new thread blah blah blah" NO
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 2, 2005 at 08:24 PM, in GUI Customization
Wow... What a horrible program. Overwrites... 486 Views / 7 Replies  
Wow... What a horrible program. Overwrites existing directories without even asking? Even Stuffit isn't that bad.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 2, 2005 at 02:17 AM, in Mac OS X
Why not? If SS just overrides the locations that... 1,004 Views / 22 Replies  
Why not? If SS just overrides the locations that an app gathers UI resources from, what's to stop it from giving a different one for a particular app?

That would be a kick ass idea, because I...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Jan 1, 2005 at 05:58 PM, in GUI Customization
It's actually a ton easier than that. Stick the... 4,019 Views / 5 Replies  
It's actually a ton easier than that. Stick the original AIFF sound file into iTunes. Get Info on it (in iTunes), and set the end play time to the time when the sound you want ends. Then, click...
Posted by Devin Lane, on Dec 30, 2004 at 05:48 PM, in Applications
You'll want to change them to .eps. 535 Views / 4 Replies  
You'll want to change them to .eps.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Dec 26, 2004 at 02:05 AM, in Applications
Sorry, 30 seconds + freezing Safari while loading... 2,800 Views / 50 Replies  
Sorry, 30 seconds + freezing Safari while loading the PDFViewer plugin is unacceptable on a Dual 2.0 G5, 2GB ram. Back to the PDF Browser plugin, where loading time == 0.
Posted by Devin Lane, on Dec 23, 2004 at 10:50 PM, in Applications
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