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HELP! (was: Safely add the date to the menubar in 10.2)
Authored by: Mr. Bappo on Oct 10, '03 12:09:20AM

I managed to screw this up (which, if you knew me, is not so unusual, sigh...). I opened the menu clock prefs file using BBEdit, made the change to display the date, saved the file to the desktop and copied it back to the proper location using the Terminal. Logged out and back in, and now my menu clock text is in Korean.

I examined the file in the Terminal and realized that the ownership was now to my user, not root, so I used the chown command to reset the permissions to the root user and the group to wheel (which seems to be the default for all system files). Still no luck.

I then used Tinker Tool to show hidden files in the Finder, and in doing so realized that the file was now typed to BBEdit, so I removed the BBEdit filetype and creator codes from the file. Still no luck.

Any ideas? I did not make a backup of the file (yeah, I know, lesson learned trust me!) and I'm guessing that I'm missing something very simple here...

Thanks in advance for any assistance!
Mr. Bappo

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HELP! (was: Safely add the date to the menubar in 10.2)
Authored by: snowyowl on Oct 12, '03 09:59:39PM

Nothing springs to mind. What OS version are you running, and what did you change the MBC_CLOCK_FORMAT_STRING to?


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