[RC5] REALLY hiding dnetc on a Mac

Ben benb at netins.net
Tue Feb 22 00:18:14 EST 2000


"Hr. Skak" wrote:
> Greg Andrews wrote:
> 
> > Is there a way to REALLY hide dnetc on a Mac for the young
> > children so that it doesn't show up in the applications menu?
> 
> My Guru (eac) says:
> 
> To run an application on the Mac without showing up in the app.-menu it
> must be an system extension (appe) or a controlpanel (cdev).
> It's not enough changing filetype.
> The program must be written to be an sys.ext.

That's not really true. Many normal apps launch and become invisble
without having any parts in the system folder, such as "Daemon".

> Maybe there's a workaround in the OS9 'Multiple Users'.
> But I haven't been there yet. (I'm still on 8.6)
> 
> Best way to meet young mouseclicks is using 'At Ease'.

Ack! Evil!

> dr. Skak, Europe Denmark

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