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Version: 1.0

Posted: 2003-01-30

Build Requirements: N/A

Runtime Requirements: Carbon

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PackageTool is an application illustrating how to create application packages in Mac OS 9. It provides a simple interface or converting correctly formatted folders into packages and vice versa. Version 1.1 adds code that automatically creates a work-around for an alias manager bug so users may now place a package's main file in a package's root directory. Version 1.2 adds Navigation Services support illustrating how you can use Navigation Services to select packages. tasks illustrated include: - how to create a package, - how to detect a package, includes a 'package document aware' application sample (HTMLSample) Mac OS 9 CarbonLib, Mac OS 9, package aware

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2003-01-30First Version

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