Submit Hint Search The Forums LinksStatsPollsHeadlinesRSS
14,000 hints and counting!


Click here to return to the 'Make your Own Program Launcher' hint
The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. This site is not responsible for what they say.
Make your Own Program Launcher
Authored by: notyetold on Nov 17, '06 05:28:44PM

I am just stating _my_ preferences and providing an alternative to downloading and installing 3rd party applications to do something that can be done with the tools provided. If you don't like them, don't use them. The choice is yours.

I might have mis-understood your reply, but dragging an application onto the Script Menu in the menu bar does not create a shortcut (or alias) to the application (at least not on my system).



[ Reply to This | # ]
Make your Own Program Launcher
Authored by: notyetold on Nov 17, '06 05:39:02PM

Re-read previous entry. Dragging an "alias" into the folder will create an entry in the menu, however, the point here being that there is more than one way to do it.

I still stand by my idea of using the system tools provided. Less chance of something breaking or application incompatibilities during upgrades from 10.4.x to 10.5 (yeah, like no one has ever seen that before). No need to pay out money for something or download a 3rd party app to do something that can be accomplished with local tools. Less chance of loading buggy software written by someone else onto my system and messing it up or conflicting with other applications while it is running.



[ Reply to This | # ]