Mac users, please try this out:

Mark Schonewille m.schonewille at
Wed Aug 10 18:17:46 EDT 2011

Hi Mike,

On Mac, you're not supposed to start an application automatically after downlaod. It is a security violation. On windows, you can do this, unfortunately. Your closest bet would be to create a disk image. You could even set the background of such an image to a picture wiith instructions about installing or starting the application.

Is this application really just a registration window? Perhaps you should forget about LiveCode for once and make a simple website with a web form?

Best regards,

Mark Schonewille

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On 11 aug 2011, at 00:04, Admin wrote:

> Mark, 
> And I just bought that damn program. 
> I am trying to make
> it so that the files (there are 2 files and one executeable) decompress
> and run on download. How do I do this? 
> I can send you the contents of
> both files if you can help me. 
> Mike 
> On Wed, 10 Aug 2011 23:58:27
> +0200, Mark Schonewille wrote: 
>> Hi Mike,
>> I downloaded the file
> candidateswt_mac.sitx and StuffIt Expander shows an error message: An
> errror occurred... Unspecified internal error #17999. I can't do
> anything with that file.
>> Mac OS X has a built-in compression tool.
> Look in the File menu of the Finder. It contains a Compress menu item.
> There is also Disk Utility, which lets you create very nice disk images.
> In fact, I wonder if nowadays most Macs don't come without StuffIt. Many
> people don't even know what a .sitx extension is. 
>> --

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