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Adding Text Message
Authored by: Ezra Balaraj on Sep 22, '02 01:22:14PM

It most certainly works! I wish I knew how long the string should be. In my case I put in the msg."Imac G4 Superdrive". It appeared on the left most part of the login window.



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Adding Text Message
Authored by: mccartyg on Feb 20, '03 01:32:18PM

I tried this several times while running OS X 10.2.4 and could not get
the changes in the .plist document to save. I ended up booting into Mac
OS 9.2.1 and typing the text into a Simpletext document, saving the file
as the prescribed filename which needed to be edited
(com.apple.loginwindow.plist). I then copied the new file into the
Library/Preference folder, replacing the old file. When I rebooted, I saw
the text added to the Login Window.
I added a long disclaimer which even required the system to include a
scroll bar on the screen, so lenght of the text does not seem to matter
very much.
Jerry



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Adding Text Message
Authored by: dontlikehippies on Aug 21, '04 02:32:25AM

the problems you had saving may have been caused by insufficient permissions. try using terminal and sudo your way in with your favorite editor. (if anyone's lost, type "sudo pico " and drag the plist onto the terminal window)



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