Archive for January 7, 2003

Tuesday, January 7, 2003 [Tweets] [Favorites]

barebones.com

Whoa, Bare Bones has redesigned their Web site. It looks more corporate and uses lots of JavaScript. They also have a not-at-show special where BBEdit is available for $149, but this isn’t really news because you can cross-upgrade from BBEdit Lite for $119.

Meddling with Safari

  1. Control-click on Safari and choose Show Package Contents.
  2. Open the Contents folder.
  3. Open the Resources folder.
  4. Open the English.lproj folder.
  5. Open Browser.nib (requires Interface Builder).
  6. Make sure that the Window icon is selected in the Browser.nib window.
  7. In the Info palette (available in the Tools menu, if it doesn’t open automatically), choose Attributes from the pop-up menu.
  8. Uncheck Textured Window at the bottom of the palette.
  9. Repeat these steps for Downloads.nib.
  10. Save the changes you made.

The edges of the buttons look a little odd, since they were designed for the brushed metal background, but overall Safari looks much better. Plus, it now conforms to Apple’s own guidelines for the use of textured windows.

Safari in Aqua