How to launch an app invisible?
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com
Tue Jun 1 12:57:46 CDT 2010
I found the following on the internet somewhere, I think it was the
> - Open de application package to see its contents.
> - open the Contents folder
> - Open the file "info.plist" in a text editor and add the following
> two lines inside the
> outermost <dict></dict> tags:
> [lots o' XML, possibly including
> other nested <dict></dict> tags]
> The following two lines should also work:
> but the latter solution hasn't been confirmed. If you tried it, let
> us know.
This applies to Mac OS X only. I think (guess) that hiding the window
suffices on Windows.
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On 1 jun 2010, at 19:48, Tiemo Hollmann TB wrote:
> Sorry, I know this must have been asked a couple of times, but I
> didn't got
> the right search terms for the archives.
> I want to build a tiny launcher app to launch another app and quits
> afterwards, without any notice for the user, so that he doesn't even
> of its existence.
> Technically everything is easy, beside I don't get the launcher
> invisible. I tried it with setting the stack property invisible.
> Hiding the
> stack at startup, setting the topleft to -1000,-1000 at startup,
> getting rid
> of every title controls, BUT whatever I try, a "window frame" (which
> is much
> larger as the stack size) blinks up for a moment, before the launcher
> disappears. It's just a nice to have, but I am sure there must be an
> Thank you
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