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Enable extra Disk Utility preferences tabs Apps
You can add two tabs to Disk Utility's Preferences panel. First Quit Disk Utility if it running, then launch Terminal and run these two commands:

defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages burning-preferences-enabled -bool yes
defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages internal-preferences-enabled -bool yes

The first command adds the new Burning tab; the second adds the Internal tab. Launch Disk Utility and open its Preferences to see the two new tabs. Just be careful changing some of these extra preference items; Apple hid them for a reason!

[robg adds: Just when you think all the secrets are out! I put the commands in a scrolling block to make it easy to copy and paste each line. The Internal tab includes this warning, as shown: Apple Internal ONLY. DO NOT LOCALIZE. In looking at the two tabs, I'm not sure I see anything that looks all that interesting to the typical user ... but perhaps someone will find this useful. We've also got this older hint that enables additional disk image formats in Disk Utility.]
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Enable extra Disk Utility preferences tabs
Authored by: jaydisc on Mar 20, '07 08:23:28AM

How do people discover these?



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Authored by: zed on Mar 20, '07 08:59:48AM

Digging around the insides of the applications... right click on the application of interest and then "show package contents"

Be careful messing around in there..

--Zed

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macosx.miraworld.tv



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Authored by: zed on Mar 20, '07 08:57:25AM

hmm "verbose" appears not to work.. well I can't tick it anyway :( That's about the only one that might be useful.. oh and debugging.

--Zed

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'Undo'
Authored by: tetsuo_ on Mar 20, '07 01:11:16PM
By default com.apple.frameworks.diskimages doesn't seem to exist at all (there's only com.apple.frameworks.diskimages.uiagent), so to 'undo' these pref settings one can simply delete the entire pref file.

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Authored by: tetsuo_ on Mar 20, '07 01:15:55PM
The Internal tab includes this warning, as shown: Apple Internal ONLY. DO NOT LOCALIZE.
Interestingly enough in the German version this tab is localized ;-)

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