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Authored by: bassem on Jul 13, '01 05:15:38AM

The keys you read in a plist are not all the keys its related program understands. The keys that get values assigned to them by one way or another, appear in a plist. If for example you use TinkerTool to turn on some feature you might be adding a new line in a plist with a key that was not there before. I also noticed that if you add a random key into a plist it will remain there and be ignored (as long as it is written in correct xml syntax: key/value pair). What interests me in this context is how do I find out which set of keys a program would understand.

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