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Re: Re: MacOS X Screen Reader 389 Views / 3 Replies  
If your app is English, yes. Does not work for any other language.
Posted by seb2, on Jun 19, 2003 at 07:28 PM, in Developer Center
Field editors 286 Views / 0 Replies  
Hi everybody,

so, I got a view that does a lot of custom drawing. Some of the things being drawn are text and I'd like to offer a way to edit that text.

What I'm doing now is to use NSWindow's...
Posted by seb2, on Jun 11, 2003 at 06:57 AM, in Developer Center
Re: Change user picture via script? 753 Views / 4 Replies  
Have a look at "niutil" in /usr/bin. The user picture is just a property in the netinfo database.
Posted by seb2, on Jun 6, 2003 at 07:21 AM, in Developer Center
Just an idea... what about overriding NSWindow's... 1,095 Views / 3 Replies  
Just an idea... what about overriding NSWindow's fieldEditor:forObject: ?
That would have to be called before the editing starts.
Posted by seb2, on May 31, 2003 at 04:38 PM, in Developer Center
You might also want to have a look at Pound:... 724 Views / 19 Replies  
You might also want to have a look at Pound: http://www.apsis.ch/pound/ -- we use it at my university (in fact, I administer Pound and the Apaches), runs nicely.
Posted by seb2, on May 29, 2003 at 06:13 AM, in Mac OS X
Don't worry about the store. Just pass "NULL",... 1,062 Views / 8 Replies  
Don't worry about the store. Just pass "NULL", it'll create a temporary session for you:

NSString *hostname = (NSString *)SCDynamicStoreCopyComputerName(NULL, NULL);

does the trick.
Posted by seb2, on May 27, 2003 at 02:55 PM, in Developer Center
Well, if it had been posted last year, not by a... 523 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, if it had been posted last year, not by a student.

The thing is that last year, students were allowed to upload their applications and there was no need to actually send in physical media....
Posted by seb2, on Apr 16, 2003 at 02:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Urgent! Anybody live in Cupertino? 523 Views / 8 Replies  
Hi everybody,

this is a real emergency... does anybody live in/near Cupertino who could do me a huge favor?

Long story, I'd like to ask for a giant favor: burn something onto a cd, print out a...
Posted by seb2, on Apr 15, 2003 at 05:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
the maps thingie can correctly locate my parents'... 338 Views / 3 Replies  
the maps thingie can correctly locate my parents' house, but not my old school... are you not escaping umlauts?

edit: yay, going to bremen today, have to vote tomorrow... :)
Posted by seb2, on Sep 21, 2002 at 10:48 AM, in Applications
just fyi, the sound doesn't get deleted after... 582 Views / 10 Replies  
just fyi, the sound doesn't get deleted after setup:
/System/Library/CoreServices/Setup Assistant.app/Contents/Resources/intro-sound.aiff

of course it's not the full version.
Posted by seb2, on Sep 21, 2002 at 07:45 AM, in Mac OS X
can't find the readme right now, but i remember... 363 Views / 4 Replies  
can't find the readme right now, but i remember they mention how to do that. or download the latest nightly build, it has an option in the preferences.
Posted by seb2, on Sep 20, 2002 at 08:16 PM, in Mac OS X
can't you even eject it via hdiutil's "eject... 364 Views / 7 Replies  
can't you even eject it via hdiutil's "eject -force"?

if you're interested, i wrote a small gui for myself that lets you force eject "stuck" cds...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 19, 2002 at 01:45 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: 10.2.1 now also supports my Lite-On 40125! 364 Views / 7 Replies  
the other one's "S" -- i wonder what the difference is, by modifying the deviceplugin, the burner worked before, as well.

anyway, it's officially supported and that's great!
Posted by seb2, on Sep 19, 2002 at 12:05 PM, in Mac OS X
well, i was in a similar situation. what i... 463 Views / 3 Replies  
well, i was in a similar situation.

what i did was to find a burner that resembled mine from the same manufacturer and simply changed the name of the burner in the (previosuyl backuped!)...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 19, 2002 at 04:28 AM, in Developer Center
this happens to me since 10.2: when i enter a... 552 Views / 5 Replies  
this happens to me since 10.2: when i enter a wrong password in the login panel, i get dumped into the fullscreen console as if i had entered ">console" -- no good.

oh, happened to me on five...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 19, 2002 at 03:46 AM, in Mac OS X
sorry if i'm a little thick... you want the app... 2,943 Views / 64 Replies  
sorry if i'm a little thick... you want the app to import the track *names* from some sort of database?

or do you want it to keep track whom you gave your dvds to?

i happen to have written a...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 18, 2002 at 05:54 PM, in Applications
well, blocking companies like doubleclick can be... 340 Views / 3 Replies  
well, blocking companies like doubleclick can be very useful.

another alternative to the firewall is to "enable" your hosts file and to add an entry for a domain and have it redirected to...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 18, 2002 at 11:42 AM, in Mac OS X
going back to cmd-[ and cmd-] was extremely... 785 Views / 11 Replies  
going back to cmd-[ and cmd-] was extremely stupid, anyway. all other browsers use the arrow keys for back and forward.

i always edit navigator's nibs to make it use the arrow keys...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 18, 2002 at 04:27 AM, in Applications
he did :) in my case, i had to associate... 208 Views / 2 Replies  
he did :)

in my case, i had to associate german with the latin font system in system preferences > international -- best luck it works for you, too.
Posted by seb2, on Sep 18, 2002 at 04:03 AM, in Mac OS X
uh, there are lots of differences. imap is by far... 431 Views / 11 Replies  
uh, there are lots of differences. imap is by far newer and hence has a lot more features.

imap supports folders on server side, it supports marking messages as read/unread on the server, supports...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 12, 2002 at 07:32 PM, in Applications
window cycling -- finally! -- also works with... 14,680 Views / 210 Replies  
window cycling -- finally! -- also works with non-us-keyboards.

on a german keyboard, it's apple-> and apple-< to cycle back and forth.

supposedly, it's always the key in the lower left corner...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 12, 2002 at 04:56 PM, in Mac OS X
try it without the brackets: passwd... 345 Views / 10 Replies  
try it without the brackets:

passwd retrograde

that should do it.

edit: did you install the bsd subsystem?
Posted by seb2, on Sep 12, 2002 at 03:26 PM, in Mac OS X
not if you encode umlauts correctly. if you enter... 4,043 Views / 79 Replies  
not if you encode umlauts correctly. if you enter an address at their site, it works beautifully.

same problem with sherlock. low-bit-ascii characters only.
Posted by seb2, on Sep 12, 2002 at 02:17 PM, in Mac OS X
matt, is the mbox file still there? ... 431 Views / 11 Replies  
matt, is the mbox file still there?

~/Library/Mail/Mailboxes

oh, and mac.com indeed is imap *and* pop3. the two protocols use different ports and hence, it's no problem to use both on one...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 12, 2002 at 10:51 AM, in Applications
seriously, what you are talking about is a... 2,578 Views / 83 Replies  
seriously, what you are talking about is a windows installer wizard.

as mentioned before, there already *is* an installer coming with the os and several applications are being distributed as...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 12, 2002 at 10:03 AM, in Mac OS X
usually, it's not my style to participate in... 4,043 Views / 79 Replies  
usually, it's not my style to participate in threads like this, but this time, i will.

piracy, since you seem to (pretend to?) know what's going on at apple, might be you can enlighten us whether...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 12, 2002 at 09:02 AM, in Mac OS X
my latest screenshot; i guess i should call it... 21,401 Views / 667 Replies  
my latest screenshot; i guess i should call it "under attack". -- "root.exe", hu?

by the way: does anybody here report this kind of thing to the isp of the originator?
...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 12, 2002 at 06:47 AM, in Mac OS X
gee4orce is right, check your console log: ... 935 Views / 27 Replies  
gee4orce is right, check your console log:

2002-09-12 10:05:36.214 iCal Helper[347] Launch of helper planned at : 09/12/02 11:05:36

i get this every hour and other people do, as well.
Posted by seb2, on Sep 12, 2002 at 04:33 AM, in Applications
are you assuming it stores them as plain text? ... 286 Views / 6 Replies  
are you assuming it stores them as plain text?
mail stores your password in your keychain which is encrypted.

i agree, though, that it's not good to store your password even if you unchecked the...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 11, 2002 at 08:38 PM, in Mac OS X
as mithras pointed out, you don't get that nice... 1,216 Views / 15 Replies  
as mithras pointed out, you don't get that nice web acces, but you can publish to and subscribe from a calendar published this way.

put the .htaccess in /Library/WebServer/Documents/webdav/ -- at...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 10, 2002 at 11:32 AM, in Mac OS X
i followed the instructions on a swiss site in... 1,216 Views / 15 Replies  
i followed the instructions on a swiss site in french: http://www.seriot.ch/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=article&sid=75&mode=thread&order=0 -- i don't know whether a babelfish translation is...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 10, 2002 at 10:03 AM, in Mac OS X
uh, that's why... :( what directory did you... 947 Views / 35 Replies  
uh, that's why... :(

what directory did you configure to be your webdav directory?

in my httpd.conf, i wrote "<Directory /Library/WebServer/Documents/webdav>" and hence the address is...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 10, 2002 at 09:02 AM, in Applications
Re: Security? 947 Views / 35 Replies  
i have no idea about .mac since i don't use it. but if you use an ordinary webdav server, just restrict the access.

if you're using os x's apache for webdav, for example, you can restrict access...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 10, 2002 at 07:39 AM, in Applications
ok, i downloaded it, enabled webdav on my local... 947 Views / 35 Replies  
ok, i downloaded it, enabled webdav on my local machine and successfully published my own calendar.

great so far.

but... you only seem to be able to subscribe to it using ical -- didn't steve...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 10, 2002 at 06:09 AM, in Applications
well, ask printer manufacturers or office product... 2,803 Views / 68 Replies  
well, ask printer manufacturers or office product manufacturers and you'll get a different picture.

...or if you still don't believe in standards, how about this:...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 10, 2002 at 04:52 AM, in Mac OS X
this is from... 2,803 Views / 68 Replies  
this is from http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/iso-paper.html:



need to say more?
Posted by seb2, on Sep 9, 2002 at 07:28 PM, in Mac OS X
Re: Re: Re: 10.2 Slowdown over time? 1,159 Views / 19 Replies  
jaguar indeed automatically prebinds. not on login, though, but when it notices prebinding information aren't correct anymore on app launch. look here for a detailed description:...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 8, 2002 at 06:56 PM, in Mac OS X
Please ignore. 21,401 Views / 667 Replies  
Please ignore.
Posted by seb2, on Sep 8, 2002 at 02:29 PM, in Mac OS X
yes. unfortunately. i could track it down to... 2,803 Views / 68 Replies  
yes. unfortunately.

i could track it down to the fact that in system preferences > international, the latin font system gets associated with english again and again. it remembers i want latin to...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 8, 2002 at 08:41 AM, in Mac OS X
*whatever* turned the powerbook off and took... 391 Views / 2 Replies  
*whatever*

turned the powerbook off and took a long long shower. -- usually helps me have good ideas.

turned on the powerbook and things seem to be back to normal again.

i don't even want to...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 8, 2002 at 08:36 AM, in Mac OS X
Can't boot After Kernel Panic, please help! 391 Views / 2 Replies  
hi everybody,

i'm writing this on my old powermac from os 9...

i have a powerbook g4 400, os 10.2, no haxies installed.
i was reading the fora when i got a kernel panic out of the blue (no...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 8, 2002 at 07:19 AM, in Mac OS X
i also always thought number 43 was a bug until i... 2,803 Views / 68 Replies  
i also always thought number 43 was a bug until i read this thread: http://forums.macnn.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=115081 -- after having read cpt kangarooskis post, i observed my own behaviour...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 8, 2002 at 05:32 AM, in Mac OS X
Re: What is MiniTerm.app? 1,199 Views / 8 Replies  
it's been there since 10.0 (don't know about the public beta) -- never got it to launch either, but the nibs look a bit weird; one of them doesn't even have an apple menu but has the "about" in the...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 7, 2002 at 01:11 PM, in Mac OS X
one of the most useful features ever. i had... 14,680 Views / 210 Replies  
one of the most useful features ever. i had always thought that one was missing.
thanks for letting us know!
Posted by seb2, on Sep 7, 2002 at 09:10 AM, in Mac OS X
remember when you first used the "multifinder"?... 380 Views / 9 Replies  
remember when you first used the "multifinder"? -- it's the same feeling.

I have a powerbook g4 400 and the terminal, system preferences, ... launch in less than one bounce. -- something i never...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 7, 2002 at 06:00 AM, in Mac OS X
if they're storing the color in those apps the... 328 Views / 5 Replies  
if they're storing the color in those apps the same way they do in their adc sample code, you won't be lucky. they're not stored as colors but as three floats (computer talk: numbers, basically) with...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 6, 2002 at 01:47 PM, in Mac OS X
the info window -- at least here -- doesn't... 284 Views / 1 Replies  
the info window -- at least here -- doesn't always seem to correctly update its gui.

what happens if you close the info window and open it again? does it still say it was indexing?
Posted by seb2, on Sep 6, 2002 at 10:01 AM, in Mac OS X
i had noticed this in omniweb (even before... 14,680 Views / 210 Replies  
i had noticed this in omniweb (even before jaguar), but it doesn't work in any other application here...

in what applications does it work for you?
Posted by seb2, on Sep 6, 2002 at 04:06 AM, in Mac OS X
if you could invoke spring loaded folders by... 670 Views / 19 Replies  
if you could invoke spring loaded folders by dragging something over an icon that's in your dock, a dream would come true.

but personally, i lost very little and gained a lot when i switched to os...
Posted by seb2, on Sep 5, 2002 at 08:17 PM, in Mac OS X
just noticed this: when you're in icon view and... 14,680 Views / 210 Replies  
just noticed this: when you're in icon view and turn on "show info" in the view options, it'll show the length of mp3's and the dimensions of images. neat!
Posted by seb2, on Sep 5, 2002 at 03:49 PM, in Mac OS X
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