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I wrote a screen saver to do this.
Authored by: rselph on Nov 08, '03 11:11:56AM
I just finished writing a very simple screen saver that will do this. i.e. As soon as the screen saver is invoked, it switches over to the login screen. You can find it (with source code) on my public iDisk (user name rselph), or here.



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I wrote a screen saver to do this.
Authored by: mm2270 on Nov 08, '03 11:24:01AM

Hey, that actually works rather nice, but, it isn't really a screensaver perse is it? It just goes to the log-in screen. What would be nice is if it went to the log in screen, but then invoked a real screensaver or dimmed the screen or something. Then it would be more useful. But nice work so far.



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I wrote a screen saver to do this.
Authored by: rselph on Nov 08, '03 11:34:38AM

AFAIK, what you suggest isn't possible. Once the program has been invoked to switch to the login screen, the system has complete control. I could invoke another saver, but it would be hidden.



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Cool!
Authored by: bipto on Nov 09, '03 11:11:47PM

Hey, now that's pretty darn cool!

Thanks!



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The link changed to this...
Authored by: ryanhunt on Sep 10, '06 06:44:40AM
Just tried to find this and the link had changed. By back tracking I was able to find the right link which is:

http://homepage.mac.com/rselph/FileSharing19.html

-Ryan

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The link changed to this...
Authored by: ryanhunt on Sep 10, '06 06:47:13AM

Actually when I downloaded the file it contained a number of screensavers, but none that I could identify as the one referenced above.

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