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  • How do i read an entire resource fork, similar to reading the data fork, irrespective of individual resources? I admit i am somewhat less than a novice to the Macintosh Toolbox, so i can't even ...
    David ArnoldDavid Arnold
    Jan 25, 2008 at 3:11 am
    Jan 30, 2008 at 12:33 am
  • Hi, I want to find out what r the documents contain in exe file(through PERL) depends on that I have to execute my programe.Could anyone help me in this
    PerlDiscuss - Perl Newsgroups andPerlDiscuss - Perl Newsgroups and
    Sep 7, 2004 at 6:41 am
    Sep 7, 2004 at 6:41 am
  • Hello World-- I am not new to Perl but I am new to MacPerl, and to Mac development in general. My task is to write a simple text-munging app. Easy enough. The trick is that it needs a Mac GUI (to ...
    John EremicJohn Eremic
    Apr 29, 2004 at 4:41 pm
    Apr 29, 2004 at 4:41 pm
  • Hallo, after several hours staering at this peanuts programm and searches in the net, I hope to get some help here. This GUI has 2 Buttons: One is only to close the Dialogbox tidy, and the other ...
    Kummerant, StefanKummerant, Stefan
    Apr 16, 2004 at 3:11 pm
    Apr 16, 2004 at 3:11 pm
  • I figure that as I've set my timezone in the system, there must be some way to get it back using MacPerl. I figure there's either an OSA hook that will tell me what it is, or there's a toolbox call ...
    Rick MeashamRick Measham
    May 5, 2003 at 5:48 am
    May 6, 2003 at 7:29 pm
  • Hello, I'm a newbie to the mac toolbox but I figured I'd jump right in. I'm trying to use Mac::Sound::SndStartFilePlay() but I get an error:# OS error -51 (Error message file not available). What ...
    Nicholas G. ThorntonNicholas G. Thornton
    Mar 26, 2003 at 10:04 am
    Mar 26, 2003 at 12:26 pm
  • A quick question... what's a simple, proper way to strip the resource fork from files? In this case, it's all JPEG files, where Photoshop attached an icon to. I'm pretty sure something involving ...
    Bart LateurBart Lateur
    Mar 21, 2003 at 10:33 pm
    Mar 22, 2003 at 8:17 am
  • Hi all -- I'm running 5.6.1b3 on an iBook. I'm trying to get a MacPerl script to play AIFF files, using the SndStartFilePlay function: use Mac::Sound; $sounddir = "Macintosh ...
    Elliott MoretonElliott Moreton
    Dec 27, 2002 at 3:55 pm
    Dec 27, 2002 at 6:16 pm
  • Hi, I'd like to have a MacPerl 5.6.1b3 script play a sound file (not a resource, but a file; .wav, .aiff, or .raw) on a Power Book. However, I can't find any documentation on the MacPerl Sound ...
    Elliott MoretonElliott Moreton
    Nov 10, 2002 at 10:24 pm
    Nov 11, 2002 at 3:24 am
  • Hey, I have this small project I promissed to finish this evening, cause I thought I knew enough Perl and Shuck would help me... Problem is I never used the toolbox before and now I can't find the ...
    Thomas De GrooteThomas De Groote
    Aug 29, 2002 at 7:45 pm
    Sep 2, 2002 at 11:05 am
  • I have been dipping into a fat and fascinating book, "The New Science" by Stephen Wolfram who took a PhD in Physics at Caltech in 1979. His theses concern the complex consequences of simple rules. ...
    Alan FryAlan Fry
    Aug 29, 2002 at 10:11 am
    Aug 29, 2002 at 10:11 am
  • [I don't really know if I should send this to Macperl-modules or to Macperl-toolbox. Since Mac::OSa::Simple is a Toolbox module... so there! :-)] I'd think this isn't quite the appropriate ...
    Bart LateurBart Lateur
    Jul 18, 2002 at 9:49 pm
    Jul 31, 2002 at 3:26 am
  • The attached patch appears to provide a solution. So far as I can determine the normal functions of MacPerl are unaffected by this change. However I am a long long way from fully understanding the ...
    Alan FryAlan Fry
    Jun 13, 2002 at 3:26 pm
    Jun 13, 2002 at 3:26 pm
  • During any prolonged 'mouse-down' situation (for instance button-tracking or auto-scrolling in a list) the Arrow cursor changes after a second or so into the Camel and his Ball. What happens is ...
    Alan FryAlan Fry
    Jun 10, 2002 at 10:38 am
    Jun 12, 2002 at 4:48 pm
  • At the very end of GraphicConverter's Manual it tells you how to convert graphic files from one format to another. Based on that 'recipe' the following AEBuild (surprisingly enough) works: $evt = ...
    Alan FryAlan Fry
    Jun 1, 2002 at 11:57 am
    Jun 5, 2002 at 5:09 pm
  • I have made an attempt at a small MacPerl application to build functional dialog windows including controls, popup menus, text fields and so forth. It uses 'StyledText' and can make some quite nice ...
    Alan FryAlan Fry
    Apr 4, 2002 at 4:49 pm
    May 30, 2002 at 7:37 am
  • I wrote the following as an exercise to learn a bit about the resource manager. Though perhaps not super elegant, it does seem kind of fun, so I figured I would post it. Feedback on (mis)use of the ...
    D AckermanD Ackerman
    Jan 29, 2002 at 3:55 am
    Jan 29, 2002 at 3:55 am
  • I have an idea for a neat, small, user interface widget, but I'm not comfortable at all with Toolbox calls... so perhaps someone else might want to pick it up? The idea is a small status/progress ...
    Bart LateurBart Lateur
    Nov 28, 2001 at 11:49 am
    Nov 29, 2001 at 2:08 pm
  • This script works when run from MacPerl, use Mac::Speech; SpeakString "Hello"; but when I save it as a runtime it gives me an error # Can't locate Mac/Speech.pm in @INC. File 'Santa Iron:Desktop ...
    Andrew C. BairnsfatherAndrew C. Bairnsfather
    Oct 15, 2001 at 8:56 pm
    Oct 15, 2001 at 9:25 pm
  • Hi, I'm unable to use IO::Socket in MacPerl to successfully run a TCP/IP socket "client." I am able to use it successfully in "server" mode (where I do a "listen"), but every time I attempt to use it ...
    Sep 5, 2001 at 4:01 pm
    Sep 5, 2001 at 8:42 pm
  • Hi! I have what is probably a stupid newbie question. :) I'm trying to do a very rapid proof-of-concept application in MacPerl, and found that I needed a GUI. That has been going ok, but I ...
    Adam JenkinsAdam Jenkins
    Aug 28, 2001 at 1:52 am
    Sep 1, 2001 at 3:17 pm
  • I am attempting to come to grips with reading resource fork in MacPerl. What I'm really trying to do, is to convert FOND resources from a font suitcase to an AFM file. But don't let me bother you ...
    Bart LateurBart Lateur
    Jun 21, 2001 at 4:27 pm
    Jun 22, 2001 at 4:50 pm
  • A problem has arisen in a setup in which a laser printer is shared between Windows machines and an Apple. MacPerl applications on the Apple send their PS output to the printer. The command: ...
    Alan FryAlan Fry
    May 25, 2001 at 10:03 am
    May 25, 2001 at 10:03 am
  • I recently acquired a Quadra 605 to play with, and I was wondering if it has built-in speech recognition (I thought I heard that some of Apple's computers did), and if I can use the speech ...
    Tom PanningTom Panning
    May 18, 2001 at 6:26 pm
    May 20, 2001 at 6:26 am
  • IM leads me to believe that to set a text style in TextEdit you call TESetStyle(TESetStyle MODE, NEWSTYLE, FREDRAW, HTE). 'NEWSTYLE', it seems, should be a 'record': short tsFont (font ID) short (?) ...
    Alan FryAlan Fry
    May 9, 2001 at 7:59 pm
    May 20, 2001 at 6:12 pm
  • I apologize for bugging the members of this list... I will only ask this one last time. I have been programming with MacPerl for a while now and have developed some fairly large programs. I wanted to ...
    Peter furmonaviciusPeter furmonavicius
    May 3, 2001 at 3:40 pm
    May 5, 2001 at 9:32 pm
  • Hi. I was wondering if anyone had any examples of MacPerl programs that demonstrate interactive, GUI, applications. That is, put up some graphics and interact with user mouseclicks, etc. I wanted to ...
    Peter furmonaviciusPeter furmonavicius
    Apr 19, 2001 at 11:56 am
    Apr 20, 2001 at 6:24 am
  • Hi. I have been trying to figure out how to determine the application's "version" information from within MacPerl (i.e. the info shown in the "Version:" field when you do a 'get info' on an ...
    Peter furmonaviciusPeter furmonavicius
    Apr 10, 2001 at 1:32 pm
    Apr 10, 2001 at 5:26 pm
  • A "use Mac::Events" statement appears to interfere with the workings of a web browsers even if the 'Mac::Events' module is not actually used in the script. By all the laws of the Medes and Persians ...
    Alan FryAlan Fry
    Apr 1, 2001 at 8:58 pm
    Apr 7, 2001 at 7:52 pm
  • Hello. I'm trying to write a MacPerl script that will find all files on a volume that have a particular file type and creator (e.g. "APPL" /"8IBM"). Does anyone have some sample code that will get me ...
    Peter furmonaviciusPeter furmonavicius
    Mar 21, 2001 at 3:11 am
    Mar 21, 2001 at 3:11 am
  • I'm working on a compiled runtime for distribution, and I've gotten to a point where I can actually slap a GUI on that thing. GUI's in MacPerl are new to me - is there a way I can recreate the File, ...
    Morbus IffMorbus Iff
    Feb 27, 2001 at 4:18 pm
    Feb 27, 2001 at 4:18 pm
  • In case you hadn't noticed, the MacPerl lists, formerly housed at macperl.org and run by Vicki Brown, are now housed at perl.org. Thanks much to Vicki and to Rich Morin for taking care of the lists. ...
    Chris NandorChris Nandor
    Jan 22, 2001 at 11:26 pm
    Jan 22, 2001 at 11:26 pm
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