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Strange entry in Help Center Preferences file System
This isn't really a tip, more of an easter egg. View the Help Viewer's package contents; find Help Viewer in /System -> Library -> CoreServices and then control-click on it. In the next window that opens, go to Contents -> Resources -> English.lproj -> Preferences.nib and open that file in Interface Builder. The prefs window entire contents is a message that reads "There ain't no stinking preferences yet! Doh."

Many other Apple apps have silly messages in their nib files. Explore! You'll need the Developer Tools installed to browse the nib files, of course.
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Apple should be more careful
Authored by: Dephex Twin on Sep 16, '02 02:57:39PM

It's funny having Easter eggs like that hidden in the nib files, but if they are in there, they should make *sure* that the text/picture will NEVER be seen. Just the other day I was going to check on something in the File Sharing system pref, and instead of the dialog saying "File Sharing is on", instead was the text:

Cupertino Sharing on

Lots of info for you.
And you.
And timmy.

At first I wondered if I could have been hacked, or what? I sent a screenshot to my sister and brother-in-law who found that the text was in the nib and it was the default text which is *supposed* to immediately be replaced. But there was somehow a situation that caused the default text to actually display. Now I'm someone who knows a thing or two about computers... I wonder what a non-computer-savvy person might think if they came across this?

It would at least be very confusing.



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