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A complete solution to using AfterDark screensavers
Authored by: emendelson on Jan 04, '05 07:09:51AM

About the Platypus bundle: different versions of this AppStartSaver work in different ways. The version I tested did not launch AppleScript applications (it popped up a message instead); maybe the current version does work with them, but I don't think so.

I know it's logical to assume that the Saver could launch AppleScripts and Classic apps, but it can't - although the developer says he's going to work on it for the future. Until it can launch AppleScripts and Classic apps, the Platypus bundle makes things work.



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A complete solution to using AfterDark screensavers
Authored by: ottRider on Jan 06, '05 09:59:58AM

The latest version (1.5) will do these things. It can now run compiled Applescripts directly, so the Platypus step can be skipped.

(The problem was that the Applescript editor compiles scripts into Carbon applications, not OS X Native applications. so the Carbon/Classic support was necessary before this would work.)

As for whether AD's ability to intercept alerts & put them in banners will work, I don't know but I doubt it. (Maybe for classic applications.) OS X alerts are produced by a framework AD wouldn't know about.

Regards
Richard



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A complete solution to using AfterDark screensavers
Authored by: gulmatan on Mar 26, '05 10:16:53PM

Well, I'm on a new PB-G4 OS/X (v10.3.8). My problem is that AfterDark 3.0 crashes my Classdic Startup so, I'm fiorced to use AfterDark 2.0v. How can I use version 3.0 so that i can select my Star Trek (TOS, TNG) screen saver modules?

The Star Trek Screen Posters modules work. How can I get mt AfterDark 3.0 modules to work?



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