Standalone Data folder
rpresender at earthlink.net
Mon Dec 30 20:06:11 EST 2002
On Monday, December 30, 2002, at 09:01 AM, Rick Harrison wrote:
> on 12/30/2002 8:51 AM, Robert Presender at rpresender at earthlink.net
>> Using OS 10.2.3
>> Is there a way to make the Data folder(and all its components)
>> invisible and only have the app as a result of making a standalone for
>> Mac and Windows? Using the procedure of Tip 1 of RR site.
>> Is there a reason that the Data folder(and components therein) be
>> Thanks for any insight.
>> Regards .. Bob
> I'm not sure as to whether or not it matters if the Data folder is
> invisible or not.
Does the above imply that clicking on the data folder doesn't open the
components folder and ability to click on the substacks therein? In my
standalones, I can get down to the substacks in the data folder and
enter data but no further action takes place.
Am I creating standalones incorrectly?
> There is an option that you can use when creating a standalone which
> is to check the box for no substacks which eliminates the data folder.
> You'll only want to do this if you don't have any substacks of course.
I need the substacks to save data the user enters in the appl.
> To make a file invisible for Mac OS X just put a period in front
> of the name.
Thanks for the tip.
> You might like to use a utility like "GhostHunter" to be able to find
> your file again. Or just boot under Mac OS 9.2.2 and look for the file
> name with the period.
> In windows there is a way to do it too, but at this moment I don't
> quite how to do it. If you search the archives you'll probably come
> it. It is a fairly common question.
Have been searching the archives, but no luck so far. Will keep
Rick, thanks for your input.
Regards ... Bob
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