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Driving OpenGL Rendering Loops (HTML)
QA1385: Using Core Video display links (CVDisplayLink) or Cocoa timers (NSTimer) to drive an OpenGL rendering loop
Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2009-05-01
AudioChannelLayout - What's the Audio Channel Order when the Layout has a Channel Bitmap? (HTML)
QA1638: Explains the audio channel order when a channel layout is tagged as kAudioChannelLayoutTag_UseChannelBitmap.
Audio, QuickTime 2009-04-12
QuickTime Media Optimization Properties (HTML)
QA1579: Discusses the kQTMovieImporterPropertyID_AllowMediaOptimization and kQTMovieInstantiationPropertyID_AllowMediaOptimization properties.
QuickTime 2009-03-30
Movie export with AAC or AMR audio formats (HTML)
QA1347: This QA discusses use of the QuickTime AMR and AAC audio compressors on Macintosh and Windows
QuickTime 2009-03-16
Audio Queue - Looping Compressed Audio (HTML)
QA1636: Discusses the format information required to seamlessly loop compressed audio using Audio Queue.
Audio 2009-02-20
Tips for searching Headers, APIs and ADC reference material. (HTML)
QA1475: Presents a number of different ways to search for APIs and reference material on the system.
Tools 2009-02-13
QuickTime Audio - Easy Frequency Level Metering with MovieAudio APIs (HTML)
QA1459: Describes how to perform frequency band level metering using MovieAudio metering APIs.
Audio, Carbon, Cocoa, QuickTime 2009-01-29
Creating Core Audio Format (.caf) Files (HTML)
QA1534: Describes how to use afconvert to create .caf files
Audio, QuickTime 2009-01-07
Core Animation properties and Reference Counting (HTML)
QA1565: Describes a discrepancy between the property declarations in Core Animation and the actual behavior.
Cocoa, Core Foundation, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2008-11-24
Video Digitizers - Adding Clean Aperture and Pixel Aspect Ratio Information (HTML)
QA1512: Discusses the importance of adding 'pasp' and 'clap' image description extensions to the ImageDescription returned by a VDIG.
QuickTime 2008-11-20
Xcode 3 Project Compatiblity (HTML)
QA1572: Describes the minimum requirements for opening Project Builder or older Xcode projects in Xcode 3.
Tools 2008-11-12
Opening a Web page using an HREF track in QuickTime Player (HTML)
QA1621: Opening a Web page using an HREF track in QuickTime Player
Internet & Web, QuickTime 2008-11-05
Playback of QuickTime movie audio through a multi-channel speaker system (HTML)
QA1627: Specify a specific pair of channels for QuickTime audio movie playback through a multi-channel speaker system
Audio, QuickTime 2008-11-05
QuickTime Audio - Retrieving the correct audio format bit depth value (HTML)
QA1477: Discusses how to retrieve accurate audio format bit depth.
Audio, QuickTime 2008-11-05
Animating the frame of a CALayer. (HTML)
QA1620: Explains how the frame property of a layer interacts with animations.
Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2008-10-24
Allocating and sharing memory with user space from an I/O Kit driver (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1197: Describes the preferred technique for allocating and sharing buffers in an I/O Kit kernel driver.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2008-10-13
Generating a Non-Maskable Interrupt (NMI) (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1264: Explains how to generate a non-maskable interrupt (NMI) on modern Macintosh systems.
Audio, Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Networking, Printing, Tools 2008-10-13
QTKit Capture - Disabling specific audio channels when recording (HTML)
QA1617: Describes how to disable specific audio channels when recording using QTKit Capture.
Cocoa, QuickTime 2008-10-13
Using GLUT and OpenGL on Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1613: States the required steps to add GLUT and OpenGL to an Xcode project.
Graphics & Imaging 2008-10-13
Using the ExtAudioFileSeek and ExtAudioFileTell Functions (HTML)
QA1609: Describes how to use sample rate correctly when working with audio file positions.
Audio 2008-09-29
FSDeleteObject fails with fBsyErr, sometimes (HTML)
QA1497: Why Spotlight indexing can cause file deletion to fail, and what to do about it.
Carbon 2008-09-24
Programmatically causing restart, shutdown and/or logout (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1134: Describes how to programmatically cause restart, shutdown, sleep or logout.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Tools 2008-09-24
Retain Counts of io_object_t Objects in IOKit.framework (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1195: Distinguishes between the retain counts of an I/O Kit kernel object and its io_object_t user space proxy.
Audio, Darwin, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, Networking, Printing, User Experience 2008-09-24
IODeviceTree and the I/O Registry (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1120: Describes the IODeviceTree plane in the Mac OS X I/O Registry.
Audio, Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2008-09-18
Disabling Processor Cores on a Multi-Core System (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1141: Describes how to disable processor cores on a multi-core system for testing purposes.
Audio, Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin, Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, Performance, Tools 2008-09-16
Mac OS X and root access (HTML)
QA1013: Describes how to enable root access in Mac OS X.
Darwin, Security 2008-09-16
QTKit Capture - Video Compression Options And Preview (HTML)
QA1583: Describes how video compression options may influence the resolution of previewed video.
Cocoa, QuickTime 2008-09-16
Determining if an application uses Objective-C Garbage Collection (HTML)
QA1599: Shows how to determine if an application or executable is using Objective-C Garbage Collection.
Cocoa 2008-09-08
Expanding Tilde-based paths (HTML)
QA1549: Demonstrates how to resolve tilde-based relevant paths.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation 2008-09-08
Multithreaded usage of the QCRenderer (HTML)
QA1538: Describes an issue that may arise when using the QCRenderer in a multi-threaded application.
Apple Applications, Graphics & Imaging 2008-09-08
Getting the pixel data from a CGImage object (HTML)
QA1509: Describes how to access the pixel data of a CGImage object
Carbon, Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2008-08-27
The Default Output Audio Units (HTML)
QA1577: Describes the Mac OS X output audio units and their purposes.
Audio 2008-08-21
Releasing the iTunes Windows COM from Managed Code (HTML)
QA1608: Describes how to properly release the iTunes Windows COM from managed code
Apple Applications 2008-08-21
Is dlopen available on all versions of Mac OS X? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1180: Describes how to dynamically link to libraries and plug-ins, typically done with dlopen.
Darwin, Open Source 2008-08-19
Tips on USB driver matching for Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1076: Gives some tips on getting USB driver matching to work.
Hardware & Drivers 2008-08-14
Adding metadata to a QuickTime movie using the QuickTime MetaData APIs (HTML)
QA1515: Adding metadata to a QuickTime movie using the QuickTime MetaData APIs
QuickTime 2008-08-08
Gathering all PostScript Printer Descriptions (PPDs) (HTML)
QA1529: Describes a work around for an issue in PMCopyAvailablePPDs on Mac OS X 10.4 and below
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2008-08-08
How to play a sequence of movies in a Web page (HTML)
QA1593: How to have the QuickTime plug-in play a sequence of movies, one after the other, in a Web page
QuickTime 2008-08-08
QuickTime for Windows returns bdNamErr (-37) error with long Windows file names (HTML)
QA1413: Describes how QuickTime may return bdNamErr (-37) error on Windows if file name is > 63 characters
QuickTime 2008-08-08
Registering and unregistering for sleep and wake notifications (HTML)
QA1340: Explains how applications can register and unregister for sleep and wake notifications on Mac OS X.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin 2008-08-08
Requirements for Quartz GL (HTML)
QA1536: Describes the requirements for enabling Quartz GL.
Carbon, Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Performance, User Experience 2008-08-08
Using PPD constraints with Paper Sizes (HTML)
QA1603: Describes the requirements for using PPD Constraints to constrain options against paper size.
Printing 2008-08-08
Using QTPixelBufferContextCreate with NewMovieFromProperties (HTML)
QA1443: Discusses using a QuickTime pixel buffer visual context and NewMovieFromProperties to output frames to pixel buffers.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2008-08-08
Video capture with multiple IIDC cameras (HTML)
QA1365: Discusses factors which influence the number of IIDC cameras that can simultaniously be used for capture.
Hardware & Drivers, QuickTime 2008-08-08
Calculating the static video frame rate of a QuickTime movie. (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1262: Calculating the static video frame rate of a QuickTime movie.
QuickTime 2008-08-06
Getting a Packet Trace (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1176: Lists tools available for looking at the network packets on the wire.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin, Games, Hardware & Drivers, Internet & Web, Java, Mac OS X Server, Networking, Printing, QuickTime, Security 2008-06-03
Creating Apple TV Media Files Containing Dolby Digital Professional AC-3 Audio (HTML)
QA1604: Discusses how to create media files containing AC-3 audio for Apple TV using Compressor and QTKit.
QuickTime 2008-05-19
QTKit Capture - Disabling Audio Or Video When Capturing From a Muxed Device (HTML)
QA1607: Describes the use of the setEnabled: method to disable audio or video capture from muxed devices.
Cocoa, QuickTime 2008-05-19
How can I find out what non-RGB pixel formats a codec supports? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1249: Applications can find out if a codec supports non-RGB pixel formats.
QuickTime 2008-04-24
Determining console user login status (HTML)
QA1133: How to determine whether a user is logged in on the console, and be notified of changes.
Carbon, Cocoa, Darwin 2008-04-14
How to get a native QuickTime movie object from the QuickTime ActiveX/COM control (HTML)
QA1594: Describes how to get a native QuickTime movie object from the QuickTime ActiveX/COM control
QuickTime 2008-03-27
Bonjour Printer Subtype for HTTP (HTML)
QA1555: Describes how printer vendors can register their bonjour service such that Safari can see them.
Apple Applications, Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin, Enterprise IT, Networking, Open Source, Printing 2008-03-25
Drawing attributed strings that are both filled and stroked (HTML)
QA1531: Describes how the value of NSStrokeWidthAttributeName indicates fill, stroke, or both, in attributed strings.
Cocoa, Text & Fonts 2008-03-25
Supported KPIs (HTML)
QA1575: Describes how to check whether a kernel function is part of a supported KPI.
Darwin 2008-03-25
QTKit Capture - Extracting SMPTE Timecode information from a QTSampleBuffer (HTML)
QA1600: Describes how to use the QTSampleBufferSMPTETimeAttribute with a sample buffer.
Cocoa, QuickTime 2008-03-17
Sample Description Endianness (HTML)
QA1598: Describes the endianness of the QuickTime Sample Description Structure and their extensions.
QuickTime 2008-03-17
How to work around HIMovieViewCreate failing (HTML)
QA1417: Describes how to work around HIMovieViewCreate failing to initialize the view in QuickTime 7
Carbon, QuickTime, Tools 2008-03-11
Movie Import Components - MovieImportDataRef Invoked For File Import Operations (HTML)
QA1596: Discusses how QuickTime 7.4+ invokes Movie Import Components when specifically importing from files.
QuickTime 2008-03-11
QTKit Capture - Specifying Media Compression Settings (HTML)
QA1586: Describes how to configure a file output object to save compressed captured media.
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2008-03-11
Suppressing the "unexpectedly quit" alert (HTML)
QA1288: Describes how to suppress the "unexpectedly quit" alert.
Carbon, Cocoa, Darwin 2008-03-11
Missing Results in Xcode Project Find Window (HTML)
QA1580: A workaround for when a search that previously returned results generates no files found in Xcode
Tools 2008-03-06
QTKit Capture - Setting DecompressedVideoOutput CVPixelBuffer Attributes (HTML)
QA1582: Describes how to configure a DecompressedVideoOutput objects CVPixelBuffer attributes.
QuickTime 2008-03-06
Common mistakes with delegation in Cocoa (HTML)
QA1554: The two most common errors that lead to a delegate method not being received.
Cocoa 2008-02-27
Disabling text completion in an NSTextField (HTML)
QA1553: Shows how to implement a delegate method provided by NSControl to disable automatic text completion.
Cocoa 2008-02-27
NSDate - Natural language date parsing in early Leopard releases (HTML)
QA1581: Acknowledges a regression in +dateWithNaturalLanguageString: behavior of NSDate which is fixed as of 10.5.2.
Cocoa 2008-02-27
Customizing Process Stack Size (HTML)
QA1419: Describes methods for setting the stack size of a process and/or thread.
Carbon, Cocoa, Darwin 2008-02-20
Re-enabling dragging from NSTableView to other applications (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1220: Explains how to re-enable drag-and-drop from NSTableViews to other applications
Cocoa, User Experience 2008-02-08
Connecting the Font Menu in Interface Builder 3 (HTML)
QA1571: How to connect and configure the Font/Format menus in Interface Builder 3.
Cocoa, Text & Fonts, Tools, User Experience 2008-01-21
Enabling the application menu's "Preferences" menu item on Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1552: Describes the two things you need to implement to enable the "Preferences" menu item on Mac OS X.
Cocoa, User Experience 2008-01-21
QuickTime Audio - Rendering QuickTime Movie audio to a specific Audio Device (HTML)
QA1578: Describes how to render Movie audio to a specific audio device.
QuickTime 2008-01-08
AGL Changes for Mac OS X Leopard (v. 10.5) (HTML)
QA1523: This Q&A describes the new and deprecated APIs for Apple OpenGL (AGL)
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Porting 2008-01-04
Kernel's MAC framework (HTML)
QA1574: Cautions that the kernel's MAC framework is currently not support.
Darwin 2008-01-04
Debugging Process Startup (HTML)
QA1573: Describes techniques for debugging a process's startup code.
Tools 2007-12-21
How do I get the hexadecimal value of an NSColor object? (HTML)
QA1576: Describes how to convert an NSColor object to its Hexadecimal value.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Internet & Web, Text & Fonts 2007-12-19
Why is my Ruby on Rails application with FastCGI generating "'load error /etc/irbrc" errors? (HTML)
QA1494: Describes how to resolve an error encountered hosting Ruby on Rails applications on Mac OS X 10.5.
Enterprise IT, Internet & Web, Mac OS X Server, Open Source, Scripting & Automation 2007-11-28
How can I get both Subversion (SVN) and CVS on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)? (HTML)
QA1492: Explains where to find Subversion and CVS for installation.
Open Source, Tools 2007-11-15
Compiling X11 / OpenGL applications on Mac OS X v.10.5 Leopard (HTML)
QA1567: Trying to compile X11 / OpenGL application on Mac OS X v.10.5 result on "ld: cycle in dylib re-exports with /usr/X11R6/lib/libGL.dylib""
Enterprise IT, Graphics & Imaging, Open Source 2007-10-30
Descriptor Passing Problems (HTML)
QA1541: Describes how to work around common problems with descriptor passing.
Darwin, Networking 2007-10-29
Why isn't my ColorSync CMM recognized on Mac OS X 10.5? (HTML)
QA1557: Discusses how to upgrade your ColorSync CMM to run on Mac OS X 10.5
Graphics & Imaging 2007-10-26
Looping Audio Files with QuickTime for Windows (HTML)
QA1559: How to Continuously Loop Audio Files with QuickTime for Windows
QuickTime 2007-10-09
Why isn't my QuickTime Component recognized by iMovie '08? (HTML)
QA1545: Discusses why iMovie '08 may ignore 3rd party QuickTime Components.
Apple Applications, QuickTime 2007-10-03
QuickTime Audio - Muting and GetMovieAudioFrequencyLevels (HTML)
QA1556: Discusses the change made to the GetMovieAudioFrequencyLevels API with QuickTime 7.2.
QuickTime 2007-09-28
QuickTime Visual Context - Setting the kQTVisualContextOutputColorSpaceKey Attribute (HTML)
QA1550: Describes how to configure a QuickTime OpenGL Texture Visual Context with the kQTVisualContextOutputColorSpaceKey attribute.
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2007-09-28
Obtaining the localized application name in Cocoa (HTML)
QA1544: Describes how to obtain several versions of the application name in Cocoa.
Cocoa, Internationalization 2007-09-21
QuickTime Texture Visual Context - kQTVisualContextNotAllowedErr with non-accelerated graphics cards (HTML)
QA1542: Discusses how to create a display mask and avoid a kQTVisualContextNotAllowedErr when using a non-accelerated graphics card.
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2007-09-18
Programatically retrieving field and frame information (HTML)
QA1547: Discusses the use of the kICMImageDescriptionPropertyID_FieldInfo property to retrieve Field/Frame information.
QuickTime 2007-09-13
Adding and removing a submenu from a menu in Cocoa (HTML)
QA1420: Explains how to dynamically add and remove menus in a Cocoa application.
Cocoa 2007-09-10
Don't forget to cancel your Bonjour resolve (HTML)
QA1297: Explains why it's important to cancel a Bonjour resolve operation.
Carbon, Cocoa, Networking 2007-08-30
How can I work with MPEG-2 media using QuickTime? (HTML)
QA1540: How to work with MPEG-2 media using QuickTime.
QuickTime 2007-08-29
How do I create a QuickTime movie from PCM audio samples in memory? (HTML)
QA1539: How to create a QuickTime movie from PCM audio samples in memory
Audio, QuickTime 2007-08-29
AudioConverter: How do I know when I am done? (HTML)
QA1532: Describes how to correctly signal AudioConverter when a conversion is completed.
Audio 2007-08-23
How to measure CG text (HTML)
QA1051: Explains how to measure Core Graphics text.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2007-08-02
Capturing a real-time movie stream (HTML)
QA1535: Capturing real-time movie streams
QuickTime 2007-07-30
Where do QuickTime extension files reside on Windows systems? (HTML)
QTW100: Describes where to locate QuickTime extension files on Windows systems.
QuickTime 2007-07-30
CGBitmapContextCreate Supported Color Spaces (HTML)
QA1037: Lists the color space and alpha info combinations currently supported by CGBitmapContextCreate.
Carbon, Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2007-07-18
Ensuring hardware accelerated rendering for your OpenGL application (HTML)
QA1502: Using the NoRecovery pixel format attribute and how to check whether vertex and fragment processing is executed on the GPU or CPU
Games, Graphics & Imaging 2007-07-18
How to handle kAudioUnitProperty_MaximumFramesPerSlice (HTML)
QA1533: Illustrates how to use the kAudioUnitProperty_MaximumFramesPerSlice property
Audio 2007-07-16
Synchronizing OpenGL rendering updates to the vertical refresh of the display (HTML)
QA1521: How to avoid tearing by synchronizing your rendering to the display VBL
Games, Graphics & Imaging, Performance 2007-07-16
Debugging a WebKit Plug-in in Xcode (HTML)
QA1500: Directions for debugging a WebKit plug-in in Xcode.
Apple Applications, Cocoa, Internet & Web, Tools, User Experience 2007-06-05
Unable to select input device in AU Lab (HTML)
QA1526: AU Lab only supports physical device singletons.
Audio 2007-05-17
Detecting the Caps Lock Key (HTML)
QA1519: Explains how to detect when the caps lock key is turned on and off.
Cocoa 2007-05-11
Using UTIs to Identify Image Files (HTML)
QA1518: Explains how to use Uniform Type Identifiers to identify what files can be opened at images.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2007-05-11
Printer Queue vs. Printer Name (HTML)
QA1407: Explains the difference between a printer queue and a printer name.
Carbon, Printing 2007-04-26
QuickTime 7.1.5 Security Enhancements (HTML)
QA1520: Discusses the security enhancements and other changes contained in the QuickTime 7.1.5 Update.
QuickTime 2007-04-02
Including a custom NSWindow in a nib file (HTML)
QA1511: Shows how to create a custom NSWindow and instantiate it in a nib file.
Cocoa, Tools 2007-03-21
Availability of Quartz Composer Patches in Web Kit (HTML)
QA1505: Details which Quartz Composer patches are available in Web Kit
Apple Applications, Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Internet & Web, Networking 2007-03-05
ExpressCard Prevents System Sleep (HTML)
QA1517: Describes how some ExpressCard cards can prevent system sleep and how to fix the problem.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2007-02-28
Using GCOV from Xcode (HTML)
QA1514: Illustrates configuring your Xcode project to work with the GCOV code coverage tool.
Tools 2007-02-23
Adding metadata to an iTunes file using the QuickTime Metadata APIs (HTML)
QA1508: How to add metadata to a movie using the QuickTime Metadata APIs
QuickTime 2007-02-14
Advertising a Bonjour service on a specific set of networking interfaces. (HTML)
QA1513: Explains how to register a Bonjour service only on a specific set of networking interfaces.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Networking, Open Source 2007-02-12
The header file 'alut.h' is missing from the OpenAL framework. (HTML)
QA1504: ALUT headers were removed from OpenAL.framework with the Xcode 2.4. This Q&A describes how to regain access to those system-supplied symbols
Audio, Carbon 2007-02-06
Describing the kSecTrustResultUnspecified error. (HTML)
QA1360: Explaining the semantics behind the kSecTrustResultUnspecified error returned by the Security APIs.
Security 2007-02-05
How do I access files contained in my AppleScript Studio application's main bundle? (HTML)
QA1493: Explains how to access files stored within an AppleScript Studio application.
Scripting & Automation, Tools 2007-02-05
NSOpenPanel - Choosing any file and ignoring packages (HTML)
QA1468: Explains how to configure NSOpenPanel to filter only files and ignoring packages.
Cocoa, User Experience 2007-01-25
Preventing column reordering in NSTableView (HTML)
QA1503: Demonstrates how to prevent column reordering of certain columns in NSTableView.
Cocoa, User Experience 2007-01-24
Core Video - Available Pixel Formats (HTML)
QA1501: Discusses how to determine all the pixel format types and format descriptions known to Core Video.
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2007-01-23
Creating install packages from the command line (HTML)
QA1284: Describes how to create install packages from the command line.
Tools 2007-01-22
AuthorizationCreateFromExternalForm 100022 Error Explained (HTML)
QA1498: Explains the undocumented 100022 return value from AuthorizationCreateFromExternalForm.
Security 2007-01-04
Developing for VFS (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1242: Describes Apple's position on developing external file systems (VFS plug-ins) for Mac OS X.
Darwin 2006-12-22
Volumes Not Showing Up On The Desktop (HTML)
QA1491: Describes how to make a volume from a third party VFS plug-in show up on the desktop.
Darwin 2006-12-20
How can I determine the order of the languages set by the user in the Language tab of the International preference pane? (HTML)
QA1391: Retrieving the order of the languages set by the International preference pane in Cocoa, Carbon, and Terminal.
Carbon, Cocoa, Internationalization 2006-12-19
Intel-Based Macs, Dashboard, Safari, and You (HTML)
QA1451: Concerns and details regarding widget and web development for Intel-based Macintosh computers
Apple Applications, Internet & Web 2006-12-13
Standard Audio - Parsing the kQTSCAudioPropertyID_CodecSpecificSettingsArray property (HTML)
QA1437: Discusses how to parse the kQTSCAudioPropertyID_CodecSpecificSettingsArray property returned from StdAudio. Also see Q&A 1390.
Audio, QuickTime 2006-11-30
Configuring the Recent Searches menu for NSSearchField (HTML)
QA1496: Discusses the common problem when adding menu items to the Recent Searches menu.
Cocoa, User Experience 2006-11-27
What depth should I put in an Image Description? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1183: Describes how to select the correct value for the depth field of an image description.
QuickTime 2006-11-27
Integrating With The Connect to Server Dialog (HTML)
QA1387: Describes problems integrating a third-party network file system with Finder's Connect to Server dialog.
Darwin 2006-11-16
Security Framework Error Codes (HTML)
QA1499: Explains how to interpret errors returned by the Security Framework with an overview of Security error handling.
Carbon, Cocoa, Darwin, Enterprise IT, Mac OS X Server, Networking, Security 2006-11-16
Standard Audio - The CodecSpecificSettingsArray and MagicCookie properties (HTML)
QA1390: Discusses Core Audio AudioConverter configuration with StdAudio, specifically the CodecSpecificSettingsArray property.
Audio, QuickTime 2006-11-16
Compression Sequence APIs - codecErr returned when compressing with H.264 (HTML)
QA1470: Describes why ICM Compression Sequence APIs cannot be used to encode to H.264
Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2006-11-15
NSProgressIndicator animation and redraw (HTML)
QA1473: Discusses why NSProgressIndicator does not redraw during progress loops.
Cocoa, User Experience 2006-11-15
Standard Audio - Setting output ASBD returns badFormatErr (HTML)
QA1489: Discusses why badFormatErr may be returned from Standard Audio
Audio, QuickTime 2006-11-15
Why am I getting a bdNamErr when trying to use a file I just located? (HTML)
QA1392: Describes the problem caused by different forbidden characters in POSIX and HFS and a solution around the problem.
Carbon 2006-11-14
Debugging NSTableView's "Action Invocation" binding (HTML)
QA1472: Discusses the issues and factors that affect NSTableView's "Action Invocation" binding.
Cocoa, Tools, User Experience 2006-11-13
Why is my application crashing in QuickDraw when I'm not using it? (HTML)
QA1256: provides an explanation and workaround for a rare but serious problem affecting all applications.
Carbon 2006-11-13
How can I identify the runtime environment, Carbon or Cocoa, of the current application? (HTML)
QA1372: Identifies the runtime environment of the application. Useful only for plugins, frameworks, input methods, etc.
Core Foundation 2006-11-07
How to add a folder to the contents of a package (HTML)
QA1484: Describes how to add a folder of files to the package contents of executable code
Tools 2006-10-31
Using static versions of existing dynamic libraries (HTML)
QA1393: Illustrates how to select a static version of a library when a dynamic version of the library exists.
Tools 2006-10-24
Java on Intel-based Macs (HTML)
QA1295: Required changes (if any) for Java applications to run on Intel-based Macs.
Java, Porting, Tools 2006-10-17
Mixing AWT/Swing and Cocoa-Java (HTML)
QA1342: Recommended alternatives to mixing Cocoa-Java and AWT/Swing.
Java 2006-10-12
Finding EXC_BAD_ACCESS bugs in a Cocoa project (HTML)
QA1367: Discusses how to find memory protection violations or EXC_BAD_ACCESS bugs in Cocoa projects.
Cocoa 2006-10-10
What is the "main bundle" of a command-line foundation tool? (HTML)
QA1436: Reveals the location of the main bundle of a command-line foundation tool.
Cocoa 2006-10-10
How to make NSTextField accept tab, return and enter keys. (HTML)
QA1454: Describes how to make the NSTextField control accept tab, return and enter keys by using the control's dispatch delegate method.
Cocoa, Text & Fonts, User Experience 2006-10-09
Interface element identification in Interface Builder (HTML)
QA1323: Describes a way to easily visually identify interface elements in a nib file.
Tools 2006-10-06
Building Objective-C static libraries with categories (HTML)
QA1490: Describes how to properly build Objective-C static libraries that contain categories on existing classes.
Cocoa, Tools 2006-10-03
Programmatically Accessing and Manipulating Multiple Keychain Items (HTML)
QA1486: An explanation on what is and is not possible using the SecKeychain API to manipulate Keychain Items.
Cocoa, Enterprise IT, Mac OS X Server, Security 2006-10-03
The state of mDNSResponder (HTML)
QA1339: Explains how to obtain information regarding the internal state of mDNSResponder.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2006-10-03
Compression Sessions - Multipass encoding and the pass mode flags (HTML)
QA1457: Discusses how the pass mode flags work when performing multipass compression operations.
Carbon, QuickTime 2006-10-02
Embedding Hyperlinks in NSTextField and NSTextView (HTML)
QA1487: Shows how a Cocoa app can embed a hyperlink inside both NSTextField and NSTextView using NSAttributedString.
Cocoa, User Experience 2006-10-02
Where are the LiveConnect classes on Mac OS X? (HTML)
QA1364: Locating classes necessary to build Java-Javascript communication into Java Applets on Mac OS X.
Enterprise IT, Internet & Web, Java 2006-10-02
Disabling and Enabling an NSTextView (HTML)
QA1461: Shows how a Cocoa application can disable and enable an NSTextView.
Cocoa, Text & Fonts, User Experience 2006-09-11
Programmatically Performing an Open Directory Search (HTML)
QA1462: A short guide on how to programmatically search Open Directory for matching attribute values within records.
Core Foundation, Enterprise IT, Internet & Web, Mac OS X Server 2006-09-11
How to create a Cocoa Disclosure Button Control (HTML)
QA1485: Explains how to create a disclosure button control in Cocoa, not immediately available in Interface Builder.
Cocoa 2006-08-01
MovieAudioExtraction - Extracting all available audio samples (HTML)
QA1481: Describes how to correct for MovieAudioExtraction missing some audio samples at the end of audio files.
Audio, QuickTime 2006-07-18
Losing the character code when using the control key (HTML)
QA1446: Explains why the control key transforms the character code instead of simply setting the appropriate modifier bit.
Carbon, Text & Fonts 2006-07-17
How do I use asserts while debugging? (HTML)
QA1431: How do I enable asserts so they log their messages and/or break when I'm debugging?
Tools 2006-06-30
Changing the volume of audio devices (HTML)
QA1016: Demonstrates volume controls for audio devices
Audio, Carbon 2006-05-02
Enumerating fonts with ATS (HTML)
QA1471: Describes the different ATS font enumeration methods
Carbon, Text & Fonts, User Experience 2006-04-14
UnsupportedClassVersionError With J2SE 5.0 Release 4 (HTML)
QA1474: Explains problems running existing Xcode projects after upgrading to J2SE 5.0 Release 4
Java, Tools 2006-04-14
Using the kQTPropertyClass_DRM properties with QuickTime (HTML)
QA1476: Explains how to use the kQTPropertyClass_DRM properties with QuickTime media.
QuickTime 2006-04-11
CoreAudio Overload Warnings (HTML)
QA1467: Describes CoreAudio overload warnings what they mean and how to avoid them.
Audio, Carbon, Cocoa 2006-03-29
MovieAudioExtraction - Ensure a Movie is fully loaded before starting an extraction session (HTML)
QA1469: Describes the importance of making sure a Movie is fully loaded before extracting audio.
Audio, Cocoa, QuickTime 2006-03-29
Using NSSound with CoreAudio on Mac OS 10.3.x (HTML)
QA1394: Workaround the NULL input buffers in a Core Audio IOProc callback when using NSSound by using AudioDeviceAddIOProc
Audio, Cocoa 2006-03-29
Creating a Movie from Movie Data in Memory (HTML)
QA1341: Describes how to create a movie from movie data in memory.
QuickTime 2006-03-21
ColorSync Color Matching on Intel-based Macs (HTML)
QA1464: Describes special considerations for byte ordering when performing ColorSync color matching on Intel-based Macs
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 2006-03-16
Movie Export From Procedures - Providing k2vuyPixelFormat data to MovieExportGetDataProc (HTML)
QA1465: Discusses adding the missing 'rowb' ImageDescription extension when using MakeImageDescriptionFromPixMap with a k2vuyPixelFormat GWorld for a procedures export.
QuickTime 2006-03-03
Common QA and Roadmap for USB Software Development on Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1370: Roadmap for development of USB Software on Mac OS X and some Common Questions and Answers
Hardware & Drivers, Performance, Tools 2006-02-28
The "packages" node in the device tree (HTML)
HW90: Describes the "packages" node in the Open Firmware device tree.
Audio, Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Networking, Performance, QuickTime 2006-02-22
Is QuickTime thread-safe? (HTML)
QA1088: Discusses thread-safety and reentrancy of the QuickTime library on both Mac & Windows.
QuickTime 2006-02-14
Integrating the QuickTime for Windows 7.0.3 Installer into your Application Installer (HTML)
QA1463: Describes new behavior for the QuickTime for Windows 7.0.3 Installer
QuickTime 2006-02-07
Sequence Grabber preallocates large file when recording (HTML)
QA1411: Describes how to prevent the Sequence Grabber from filling your entire disk when recording.
Carbon, QuickTime 2006-02-06
Compression Sessions - Configuring options using the Standard Compression dialog (HTML)
QA1456: Discusses how to configure Compression Session options using Standard Compression dialog.
Carbon, QuickTime 2006-01-12
Compression Sessions - Enabling muti-pass encoding (HTML)
QA1450: Describes how to enable multi-pass encoding when using ICM compression sessions.
Carbon, QuickTime 2006-01-12
Compression Sessions - Temporal compression options (HTML)
QA1455: Discusses the temporal compression option as it relates to quality and other compression session options.
Carbon, QuickTime 2006-01-12
Debugging Graphics with QuartzDebug (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1236: Explains how to use QuartzDebug to debug graphics issues.
Carbon, Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Java, Performance 2006-01-12
Decompression Sessions - Setting codec accuracy and field mode (HTML)
QA1460: Describes how to set codec accuracy and field mode options when creating a decompression sessions.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2006-01-12
Limiting the component list in SCRequestImageSettings (HTML)
QA1062: Describes the scCompressionListType flag, which limits the list of compressors shown in the standard image settings dialog.
QuickTime 2006-01-12
Deprecated CALL_ON_[UN]LOAD pragmas (HTML)
QA1429: Replace deprecated CALL_ON_[UN]LOAD pragmas with constructor [destructor] function attributes.
Tools 2006-01-10
Setting default open Finder window (HTML)
QA1449: How to set the default Finder window to open when a disk is mounted
Carbon, Tools, User Experience 2006-01-03
How can I handle smooth mouse wheel scrolling? (HTML)
QA1453: Details an undocumented Carbon Event which will be added to the public headers in a later DevTools release.
Carbon 2005-11-29
Sound Manager Codec support in QuickTime 7 (HTML)
QA1448: Describes QuickTime 7 support for constant bitrate and variable bitrate Sound Manager codecs
Audio, QuickTime 2005-10-26
Final Cut Pro - Preferred Video Media Time Scales and Sample Durations (HTML)
QA1447: Lists the preferred time scales/sample durations for media created for use with FCP.
Apple Applications, QuickTime 2005-10-24
Apple RGB and Generic RGB profiles explained (HTML)
QA1430: Discusses use of the Apple RGB and Generic RGB profiles for untagged data on Mac OS X
Graphics & Imaging 2005-10-17
Compression Sessions - Configuring codec quality settings (HTML)
QA1444: Discusses how to set encoding quality for a Compression Sequence
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-10-17
Importer Components - What is the 'mcfg' resource used for? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1267: Discusses the Media Configuration 'mcfg' resource which lists Importer Component file type characteristics and its use.
QuickTime 2005-10-17
Creating color spaces that ensure color matching. (HTML)
QA1396: How to create color spaces that ensure color matching.
Graphics & Imaging 2005-10-04
StopAlert and NoteAlert now use the Application icon (HTML)
QA1378: System Alerts now use the Application icon to let the User easily identify the source of the alert.
Carbon, User Experience 2005-10-04
Using the QuickTime DVCompressor properties (HTML)
QA1438: Describes the function of the DVCompressor class component properties.
QuickTime 2005-10-04
Implementing a CVFillExtendedPixelsCallBack (HTML)
QA1440: Discusses how you implement a Core Video custom extended pixel fill callback function.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-09-06
Registering custom pixel formats with QuickTime and Core Video (HTML)
QA1401: Discusses how to register custom pixel formats with QuickTime & Core Video with QuickTime 7.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2005-09-06
Adding Unicode characters to Text Media in a Text Track (HTML)
QA1400: Describes how to add Unicode characters to text media in a text track
QuickTime 2005-09-01
Specifiying if the CPU or the GPU should be used for rendering. (HTML)
QA1416: Which processor will be used for rendering in Core Image and how to affect it.
Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, Performance 2005-08-16
Combinations of cupsColorSpace, cupsColorOrder and cupsBitsPerColor values supported by Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1368: Table of supported combinations of cupsColorSpace, cupsColorOrder and cupsBitsPerColor values supported by Mac OS X.
Printing 2005-08-10
Why am I not receiving kEventControlHit events for some of the parts of my custom HIView? (HTML)
QA1439: Explains why part codes greater than 127 should not be used
Carbon 2005-07-14
Mixing link-local IP addresses and routable IP addresses (HTML)
QA1357: Explains how to enable communication between devices with link-local addresses and devices with routable addresses.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Networking, Printing 2005-07-06
Problems getting Bonjour TXT record information (HTML)
QA1389: Explains why you might have problems retrieving TXT record information from a CFNetServiceRef or NSNetService.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Networking 2005-07-06
What are the predefined macros for GCC? (HTML)
QA1424: Shows how to display a list of GCC predefined macros.
Tools 2005-07-06
Right- and Control-Drags on Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1362: Describes a difference in Drag and Drop on Mac OS X that affects all cross-platform Java applications
Java 2005-06-29
When does the RSS Feed patch in Quartz Composer refreshes its contents? (HTML)
QA1425: Explains how the RSS Feed patch in Quartz Composer refreshes its contents.
Graphics & Imaging 2005-06-24
Carbon Drawer problem in Mac OS X v10.4 and v10.4.1 (HTML)
QA1435: Workaround for a drawer problem present in Mac OS X v10.4 but fixed in v10.4.2
Carbon 2005-06-21
Unified window title and toolbar appearance in Carbon (HTML)
QA1423: How to use the unified window title and toolbar appearance for a Carbon window.
Carbon, User Experience 2005-06-17
What is the Timebase submenu available in the contextual menu of some patches in Quartz Composer? (HTML)
QA1427: Describes the timebase system used by patches in Quartz Composer.
Apple Applications, Graphics & Imaging, Tools 2005-06-15
Weak Linking To Spotlight (HTML)
QA1422: Describes a problem with weak linking to Spotlight (the Metadata framework), and its solution.
Carbon, Cocoa 2005-06-03
How can I optimize a Quartz Composer composition depending on the hardware it runs on? (HTML)
QA1433: Explains how to design compositions that adapt to the hardware limitations.
Apple Applications, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Performance 2005-06-01
Why does my Quartz Composer composition render with a corrupted background in the QCView? (HTML)
QA1434: Describes the circumstances in which the QCView background may render corrupted.
Graphics & Imaging 2005-06-01
Sending SCSI or ATA commands to storage devices (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1179: Explains that Mac OS X does not implement SCSI or ATA pass-through for many mass storage devices.
Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server 2005-05-10
Loading Scripting Additions in Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1070: Explains how to load scripting additions so you can call them using Apple events.
Scripting & Automation 2005-05-06
Why is libstdc++.a missing in my Xcode project on Mac OS X v10.4 (Tiger)? (HTML)
QA1428: Explains the role of libstdc++ and why you do not need it in a Xcode project.
Tools 2005-04-29
Why is my Control/HIView not accepting drops on Mac OS X v10.4 (Tiger)? (HTML)
QA1426: Explains how to handle correctly the kEventControlDragEnter event so drops will work in a Control or HIView.
Carbon 2005-04-29
iSight - Configuring gain settings for IIDC cameras (HTML)
QA1421: Discusses how to configure features of IIDC cameras, specifically gain for the iSight
Carbon, Hardware & Drivers, QuickTime 2005-04-06
Crash in ABAddPropertiesAndTypes (HTML)
QA1404: How to correctly add custom Address Book properties using ABAddPropertiesAndTypes
Apple Applications, Carbon, Cocoa, User Experience 2005-04-04
Help Book Caching During Software Development (HTML)
QA1409: Development situations that can potentially confuse Help Viewer
Carbon, Cocoa, Tools, User Experience 2005-03-30
Defining and Using the kTransformFocused IconTransformType (HTML)
QA1414: Documents a new IconTransformType, available in Panther and later, which draws a focus ring around an icon.
Carbon 2005-03-29
Using ConvertMovieToFile or ConvertMovieToDataRef to convert movies without displaying the settings dialog (HTML)
QA1418: Describes how to perform movie export using ConvertMovieToFile or ConvertMovieToDataRef without displaying the dialog
QuickTime 2005-03-22
Finding an NSView's current magnification. (HTML)
QA1346: How to discover the current magnification (zoom level) of any NSView.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, User Experience 2005-03-08
Movie Export Component - How to ensure Final Cut Pro recognizes your exporter (HTML)
QA1415: Explains how to make sure Final Cut Pro will recognizes a custom QuickTime movie export component.
Apple Applications, Carbon, QuickTime 2005-03-08
Determine the version of an Audio Unit (HTML)
QA1408: Determine the version of an Audio Unit
Audio 2005-03-07
Movie Export - Always fill in the MovieExportGetDataParams dataSize field (HTML)
QA1304: Outlines the importance of correctly filling in the MovieExportGetDataParams dataSize field when exporting from procedures.
Carbon, QuickTime 2005-02-25
Storing file references in CFPreferences (HTML)
QA1350: Storing file references in CFPreferences
Carbon 2005-02-23
Using language-tagged QuickTime UserData text APIs with CFStrings (HTML)
QA1410: Describes how to use language-tagged QuickTime UserData text APIs with CFStrings and TextEncodings.
Carbon, Core Foundation, QuickTime 2005-02-11
CFBundleIdentifier and user application access (HTML)
QA1373: Describes the role of CFBundleIdentifier in limiting a user's application access.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Enterprise IT, Java, Tools 2005-02-08
Public UTIs supported by Mac OS X v10.3 (HTML)
QA1406: Lists the public UTIs (Uniform Type Identifiers) used by the Pasteboard in Mac OS X v10.3.
Carbon, Cocoa 2005-02-08
Context Sharing Tips (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1248: How to correctly share OpenGL contexts and what the limits on this sharing are.
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2005-02-07
Variable arguments in Objective-C methods (HTML)
QA1405: How to implement methods which take a variable number of arguments.
Cocoa 2005-01-13
Resolves may return an IPv6 address in Panther (HTML)
QA1298: Explains why you get an IP address of when resolving a Bonjour service.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Networking 2005-01-10
Mach Absolute Time Units (HTML)
QA1398: Describes how to convert Mach absolute time units to real time, and vice versa.
Darwin 2005-01-06
Sequence Grabber - Determining the capture resolution of an IIDC device (HTML)
QA1403: Discusses how to determine the resolution of a captured image from an IIDC device
Carbon, Hardware & Drivers, QuickTime 2005-01-06
NSOpenGLView redraw problems after a window is closed and re-opened. (HTML)
QA1353: Workaround for NSOpenGLView failure to draw after its window is closed and re-opened.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2004-12-03
Hang launching signed Applets from JavaScript (HTML)
QA1395: Making a LiveConnect call to a signed Applet before that Applet has finished loading can cause a hang.
Internet & Web, Java 2004-12-02
Why aren't my tracking rects working? (HTML)
QA1355: Describes a common mistake in setting up cursor-tracking rectangles.
Cocoa 2004-12-02
Obtaining the name of an external MIDI Device from a MIDI Endpoint (HTML)
QA1374: Get the names of external MIDI Devices from MIDI Endpoints.
Audio, Hardware & Drivers 2004-12-01
SetSoundMediaBalance balance parameter clarification (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMTB49: Describes correct parameter values for the SetSoundMediaBalance routine.
QuickTime 2004-12-01
My custom item dismisses my Navigation Services dialog (HTML)
QA1381: Gives a workaround for dismissive clicks on items in the custom area of Navigation Services dialogs.
Carbon, User Experience 2004-11-22
Symbol to Library in GDB (HTML)
QA1388: Shows how to find the library containing a symbol in GDB.
Tools 2004-11-15
Sending an Email (HTML)
QA1084: Shows how to create an email in the user's prefered email application.
Apple Applications, Carbon, Cocoa, Networking 2004-11-05
Using Interface Builder's NSOpenGLView or Custom View objects for an OpenGL application (HTML)
QA1167: Describes usage cases for both NSOpenGLViews and Custom Views for Cocoa OpenGL applications
Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2004-10-28
Detecting the Debugger (HTML)
QA1361: Shows how to determine whether you're being run under the debugger.
Tools 2004-10-27
Private HITheme APIs in Mac OS X 10.2 should not be called (HTML)
QA1377: Explains why weak-linked API common runtime check is not good enough for the HITheme APIs.
Carbon 2004-10-27
Sorting Like the Finder (HTML)
QA1159: Shows how to sort strings like the Finder's list view.
Carbon, Cocoa, Text & Fonts 2004-10-27
Enabling X11 Forwarding (HTML)
QA1383: Describes how to enable ssh clients to receive X11 communication from a Mac OS X system.
Internet & Web, Mac OS X Server, Open Source, Security 2004-10-25
Preventing sleep (HTML)
QA1160: Explains how your application can prevent the system from sleeping.
Carbon, Cocoa, Darwin 2004-10-22
Enabling the Navigation Services default behavior in its dialogs (HTML)
QA1384: Explains how to enable the default behavior of the Navigation Services dialogs.
Carbon 2004-10-15
Fixing the Layout Binding of the Tab control User Panes (HTML)
QA1161: Describes the Tab control hierarchy and layouts of its panes and provides a fix to a common problem.
Carbon 2004-10-14
Managing custom drawing code in a compositing world (HTML)
QA1162: Explains why any custom drawing code must be handled by the kEventControlDraw handler of a custom HIView
Carbon 2004-10-14
Sharing Browser Cookies With Java Applets (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1265: Creating a persistent browser session (cookie) inside Java 1.3 Applets
Internet & Web, Java 2004-10-13
glFlush() vs. glFinish() (HTML)
QA1158: Explanation of the differences between glFlush() and glFinish()
Graphics & Imaging 2004-10-11
How do I determine how much VRAM is available on my video card? (HTML)
QA1168: Using Core Graphics and IOKit to find the physical size of VRAM on installed hardware.
Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2004-10-11
Using the latest Mac OS X headers in my CFM project with CodeWarrior (HTML)
QA1379: Describes how to use the latest Mac OS X headers in CodeWarrior by modifying the CFM project access paths.
Tools 2004-10-08
Clickable Static Text Item (HTML)
QA1380: Explains how to make a static text item respond to clicks
Carbon, User Experience 2004-10-05
SetFontInfoForSelection incorrect prototype (HTML)
QA1375: Describes the incorrect prototyping of the SetFontInfoForSelection API and gives a workaround.
Carbon, Text & Fonts, User Experience 2004-10-04
GetDIBFromPict fails with QuickTime "Minimum" installation (HTML)
QA1294: Demonstrates how to check for any available QuickTime components required by individual QuickTime functions.
QuickTime 2004-09-28
Adding a movie reference to a movie (HTML)
QA1376: Demonstrates how to add a reference for a movie to another movie
Carbon, QuickTime 2004-09-16
Adjusting the movie brightness (HTML)
QA1382: Demonstrates how to adjust the brightness of a movie for playback.
QuickTime 2004-09-16
Movies - Saving movie playback hints (HTML)
QA1366: Explains how to save and load media play hints from Movie files.
Carbon, Cocoa, QuickTime 2004-09-14
Does Safari support 128-bit encryption? (HTML)
QA1320: Discusses support for 128-bit encryption in Apple's Safari web browser.
Apple Applications, Enterprise IT, Internet & Web, Security 2004-09-10
Avoiding Pauses When Looping Audio files with QuickTime (HTML)
QA1371: Demonstrates how to avoid pauses when looping audio files with QuickTime
Audio, Carbon, Games, QuickTime 2004-09-08
Setting the ColorSync profile for a NSBitmapImageRep object (HTML)
QA1369: Setting the ColorSync profile for a NSBitmapImageRep object
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2004-09-08
Unsolicited About Boxes (HTML)
QA1363: How to properly override the default about and quit behaviors in Java 1.4 and later
Java 2004-08-31
Installing smart card reader drivers (HTML)
QA1359: Updates obsolete information contained in the pcscd(8) man page on Mac OS X Jaguar and Panther.
Hardware & Drivers, Security 2004-08-30
Bonjour enforces the TXT record format in Panther (HTML)
QA1306: Explains how mDNSResponder enforces the proper TXT record format in Panther.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin, Networking 2004-07-14
Bonjour service types used in Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1312: Provides a list of common Bonjour service types used in Mac OS X.
Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2004-07-14
Updating the TXT record of a Bonjour service (HTML)
QA1302: Explains how to update a Bonjour TXT record while running on either Jaguar or Panther.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin, Networking 2004-07-14
Available FireWire Isochronous Bandwidth (HTML)
QA1356: Discusses attempting to "pre-flight" an isochronous bandwidth allocation request by reading the currently available bandwidth.
Audio, Hardware & Drivers, QuickTime 2004-07-07
Dynamically registering a bundled component (HTML)
QA1083: Describes how to dynamically register a Component which resides in an Application bundle.
Carbon, QuickTime 2004-06-07
Graphics Exporters - Creating 16-bit-per-channel image files (HTML)
QA1354: Discusses how to use QuickTime Graphics Exporters to create 16-bit-per-channel image files.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2004-06-03
Discovering all advertised Bonjour service types (HTML)
QA1337: Explains how to discover all Bonjour service types being advertised on the local network.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2004-06-01
New PPD keywords available in Mac OS X version 10.3 (HTML)
QA1352: Describes the new PPD keywords available for CUPS filters in Mac OS X 10.3.
Hardware & Drivers, Printing 2004-05-26
Avoiding the -42 error with DiscRecording (HTML)
QA1292: Explains how to workaround the -42 error when using the DiscRecording API.
Carbon, Cocoa 2004-05-25
Directories Appear as Volume Aliases (HTML)
QA1351: Discusses how VFS plug-ins should handle device numbers to ensure compatibility with Carbon applications.
Carbon, Darwin 2004-05-25
Signaling the end of data when using AudioConverterFillComplexBuffer (HTML)
QA1317: How to signal the end of data when using AudioConverterFillComplexBuffer to convert audio data.
Audio 2004-04-26
Sequence Grabber - How often should I call SGIdle? (HTML)
QA1349: This Q&A discusses how often SGIdle should be called when capturing using the Sequence Grabber.
QuickTime 2004-04-06
Sequence Grabber - Using the SGDataProc for Sound (HTML)
QA1348: This Q&A discusses how you can use a Sound SGChannel with the Sequence Grabber DataProc
QuickTime 2004-04-06
Audio Unit Resizing (HTML)
QA1343: Discusses the host's responsibilities when resizing Audio Units.
Audio 2004-03-23
Bonjour enforces the service type format in Panther (HTML)
QA1198: Explains why registering a Bonjour service might fail on Panther.
Carbon, Cocoa, Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2004-03-23
QuickTime movies require a valid graphics port (HTML)
QA1345: The QuickTime Movie Toolbox requires a valid graphics port for all movies.
QuickTime 2004-03-19
DDR SDRAM ICs for PowerBooks and iBooks that use Memory bus slewing (HTML)
QA1344: Specifies DDR SDRAM IC optimization for PowerBooks and iBooks that use Memory bus slewing.
Hardware & Drivers 2004-03-18
Use the Computer Name when registering your Bonjour service (HTML)
QA1228: Explains why you should use the Computer Name when advertising a Bonjour service.
Carbon, Cocoa, Networking 2004-03-05
Developer Tools JBoss and Tomcat Do Not Start After Installing Java 1.4.2 Update (HTML)
QA1025: Describes how to re-enable JBoss and Tomcat after installing the Java 1.4.2 update.
Enterprise IT, Internet & Web, Java, Open Source 2004-03-04
Creating an OpenGL texture from an NSView (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1325: Addresses the issues involved with using an NSView as the source data for an OpenGL texture.
Graphics & Imaging 2004-02-13
Clearing mDNSResponder's cached records (HTML)
QA1310: Clearing the Bonjour service cache (mDNSResponder's cached records) for testing purposes.
Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2004-02-11
Duplicate Bonjour services while browsing (HTML)
QA1333: Explains how to work with multiple network interfaces when browsing for Bonjour services.
Networking 2004-02-06
Use empty string for Bonjour domains (HTML)
QA1331: Explains what to specify for the domain parameter when using Bonjour API's.
Networking 2004-02-06
Use NSSound instead of NSMovie for audio only playback on Mac OS X 10.3 and greater (HTML)
QA1335: Why using NSSound may be a better choice than using NSMovie for audio only playback.
Audio 2004-02-04
OpenGL Driver Monitor Decoder Ring (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1334: Describes what each of the parameters available in the OpenGL Driver Monitor measure.
Graphics & Imaging 2004-01-30
Shearing a Coordinate Space with NSAffineTransform (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1332: Describes a simple way to shear coordinate spaces by adding a few methods to the NSAffineTransform class.
Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2004-01-29
DV Codec settings and performance (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1149: Discusses the difference between compression quality, decompression quality, and performance with the DV codec.
QuickTime 2004-01-20
Server Processes and the Dock (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1328: Discusses using headless AWT from Java server applications that need to be hidden.
Java, Mac OS X Server, Porting 2004-01-19
Issues with boot time KEXT loading (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1087: Explains how to solve problems with loading KEXTs at boot time.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2004-01-15
Music Player Sequence Destinations (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1330: Provides clarification on MIDI Endpoints and assigning MIDI data flow.
Audio 2004-01-15
AudioDevice sample rates (HTML)
QA1196: Getting, setting and converting sample rates with Audio Devices.
Audio 2003-12-09
AUGraphs and AudioUnit connections (HTML)
QA1174: Discusses AudioUnit connection issues when using more than one AudioUnit or an AUGraph.
Audio 2003-12-09
QuickTime Effects - How to set up parameter description values when using kParameterTypeDataImage (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1326: Setting up an effect parameter description when using kParameterTypeDataImage as the parameter data type.
QuickTime 2003-12-09
X11 FAQ (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1232: Frequently Asked Questions about using Apple's X Window System (X11) implementation.
Carbon, Darwin, Porting 2003-11-17
Why doesn't my Scrolling Text Box control work in a compositing window? (HTML)
QA1324: Explains why some older controls do not function properly in compositing windows and points to a replacement.
Carbon 2003-11-13
Developing with ZeroLink: small applications and launching on other computers (HTML)
QA1322: Resolving issues caused by the ZeroLink feature in Xcode.
Tools 2003-10-31
Downloading through a proxy server in Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1296: Explains when downloading through a proxy server will work, and when it will fail.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Networking 2003-10-29
Environment Variables (HTML)
QA1255: Describes how a process gets its environment variables.
Carbon, Cocoa 2003-10-29
How to solve '_objc_exception_set_functions' ZeroLink errors in Xcode (HTML)
QA1321: Explains how to eliminate '_objc_exception_set_functions' ZeroLink errors in Xcode
Tools 2003-10-29
URL Access vs. CFNetwork (HTML)
QA1291: Explains when to choose URL Access or CFNetwork when downloading files from within your application.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Networking 2003-10-29
Installing an I/O Kit KEXT Without Rebooting (HTML)
QA1319: Describes the state of the art of installing I/O Kit kernel extensions (KEXTs) without requiring a restart.
Audio, Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Networking 2003-10-28
Why isn't my edit text box in my Navigation dialog's custom area working on 10.3? (HTML)
QA1315: Explains a bug in the Mac OS X 10.3 Navigation Services Custom Area involving the EditText and its work around.
Carbon, User Experience 2003-10-28
Sequence Grabber - Ensuring the SG TimeBase is being driven by the Sound Clock. (HTML)
QA1314: Ensuring the Sequence Grabber TimeBase is being driven by the Sound Clock when recording audio and video.
QuickTime 2003-10-24
Bonjour TXT record rate limiting in Panther (HTML)
QA1293: Explains how mDNSResponder implements TXT record rate limiting in Panther.
Carbon, Cocoa, Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2003-10-23
Registering a Bonjour service multiple times (HTML)
QA1311: Explains why registering the same Bonjour service twice on the same machine doesn't cause a name conflict.
Carbon, Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2003-10-23
Third party VFS can't unmount on Mac OS X 10.3 (HTML)
QA1308: Describes changes in unmounting behavior for VFS plug-ins under Mac OS X 10.3 "Panther."
Carbon, Cocoa 2003-10-23
How to handle audio data with magic cookie information (HTML)
QA1318: How to handle sound files with magic cookies when using an AudioConverter.
Audio 2003-10-22
Important Java Directories on Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1170: Mac OS X equivalents of common Java runtime and development directories.
Java 2003-10-21
QuickTime 6.4 & AvailabilityMacros.h on Mac OS X 10.2.x (HTML)
QA1316: Fixing compilation issues when upgrading to QuickTime 6.4 on Mac OS X 10.2.x systems.
QuickTime, Tools 2003-10-21
Sharpening Full Scene Anti-Aliasing Details (HTML)
QA1268: Using full scene anti-aliasing (FSAA) in OpenGL applications.
Graphics & Imaging 2003-10-10
Sleep vs. Doze on Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1309: Discusses and demonstrates sleep versus doze detection on Machintosh Mac OS X
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Performance 2003-10-09
Exception in JFileChooser.setAcceptAllFileFilterUsed (HTML)
Deprecated - QA1280: Workaround for a known issue in Java 1.4.1 Update 1 on Jaguar.
Java 2003-10-07
paramErr returned from ConvertMovieToFile when exporting to .wav (HTML)
QA1313: Avoid a paramErr returned from ConvertMovieToFile by setting up a Sound Description when exporting to a .wav file.
QuickTime 2003-10-06
PCI/PCI-X slots on the Power Mac G5 (HTML)
QA1307: Discusses installing PCI/PCI-X cards of different speeds in the Power Mac G5.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2003-09-30
Providing QuickDraw with a Known Good Port (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QA1237: How to use SetPort( NULL) to provide QuickDraw with a known good port.
Graphics & Imaging 2003-09-29
How can I tell if a PCI device has on board I/O space? (HTML)
QA1287: Demonstrates "how to" tell if a PCI device has on board I/O space.
Hardware & Drivers 2003-09-24
Sequence Grabber - Setting the sound channel play through state (HTML)
QA1303: Setting the Sound play though state when previewing and recording a sound channel with the Sequence Grabber.
QuickTime 2003-09-23
Bonjour and wake from sleep (HTML)
QA1290: Explains why applications that use Bonjour should stay registered and continue browsing on sleep.
Carbon, Cocoa, Networking 2003-09-18
NSL and how it relates to Bonjour (HTML)
QA1299: Explains the relationship between NSL and Bonjour.
Carbon, Networking 2003-09-18
Debugging arbitrary applications with Xcode (HTML)
QA1305: Debugging an application with Xcode without requiring the project that built the application.
Tools 2003-09-15
How to add other pasteboard types to an HFS Promise drag in Cocoa (HTML)
QA1300: Explains how to add other pasteboard types to an HFS Promise drag in Cocoa.
Cocoa 2003-09-15
How to remove the "Open Recent" menu item in a Document-based Cocoa application (HTML)
QA1289: Explains how to remove the "Open Recent" menu item in a Document-based Cocoa application.
Cocoa 2003-09-15
How to set a custom drag image when doing an HFS Promise drag in Cocoa (HTML)
QA1200: Explains how to set a custom drag image when doing an HFS Promise drag in Cocoa.
Cocoa 2003-09-15
Spaces in project names: solving "Missing file or directory" errors in Project Builder (HTML)
QA1301: Explains "Missing file or directory" errors when building with Project Builder.
Tools 2003-09-15
Remote or Two-Machine Debugging Applications with GDB (HTML)
QA1279: Explains how to setup a remote or two-machine debugging configuration using gdb and ssh.
Tools 2003-09-09
Sequence Grabber - How do I save user settings as CFPreferences? (HTML)
QA1286: Saving UserData settings returned from the Sequence Grabber as CFPreferences.
QuickTime 2003-09-04
CFXML to CFPropertyListRef (and back!) (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1208: Describes to how save and restore a CFPropertyListRef to and from an XML file.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation 2003-08-29
Correcting a PackageMaker version.plist and BundleVersions.plist problem (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1281: Describes how to correct a PackageMaker version.plist and BundleVersions.plist problem.
Tools 2003-08-25
Getting owner and group name references for PackageMaker package contents (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1285: Describes how to get owner and group name references for PackageMaker package contents.
Tools 2003-08-25
PackageMaker's NeedsAuthorization value causes install to fail (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1283: Provides a workaround when PackageMaker's NeedsAuthorization value causes a Mac OS X 10.1 installation failure.
Tools 2003-08-25
SDRAM Problems With Self-Powered USB Devices (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW82: Alerts that non-compliant, self-powered USB devices plugged into a G4, can cause problems with low-voltage-sensitive SDRAM .
Hardware & Drivers 2003-08-21
Non Mac OS X Bundled data-fork based Resources (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1098: Mac OS X Bundled data-fork based Resources
Carbon, Mac OS X Server 2003-08-20
Using a QuickTime time base callback to detect when a movie has stopped (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1282: Using a QuickTime time base callback (NewCallBack) to detect when a movie has stopped.
QuickTime 2003-08-12
Bluetooth Radio Power Class for Apple Systems (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1278: Notes Preferred Bluetooth Transmitter Characteristics for products designed for Apple Systems.
Hardware & Drivers 2003-08-06
Security Credentials (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1277: Discusses AuthorizationCopyRights and the relationship between Authorization Services, authorization sessions, Security Server, credentials, and the credentials cache.
Security 2003-08-06
Customizing Component Border Colors (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1272: Retaining Aqua background for JComboBox menus with custom control borders.
Java 2003-07-31
Filtering QuickTime media types in Navigation Services (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1274: Describes how to filter QuickTime media types in a Navigation Services filter procedure.
Carbon, QuickTime 2003-07-23
The Data Browser GetDataBrowserUserState API (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1270: Explains a problematic Data Browser API definition and how to work around it.
Carbon 2003-07-22
CGImageRef contents are immutable (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1276: Explains that CGImageRef contents are considered immutable once created.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging 2003-07-17
Sequence Grabber Source, Video, and Channel Bounds (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1250: Explains the QuickTime Sequence Grabber's relationship between the Source, Video, and Channel Bounds when capturing video.
QuickTime 2003-07-16
Tioga PostScript Printing Plugins in Mac OS X 10.2 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1085: Why Tioga printing plugins for PostScript printing aren't called on Mac OS X 10.2 and later.
Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2003-07-14
Image Decompressor Data-loading Procs (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMCC19: Explains how to use an image decompressor's data-loading proc.
QuickTime 2003-07-10
DRAM DIMM power pin connections for Macintosh Computers (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1271: Discusses design considerations for DRAM DIMM power pin connections for Macintosh Computers.
Hardware & Drivers 2003-07-04
Updating OpenGL Contexts (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1209: When and why to update an OpenGL context in response to system and user actions.
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2003-06-19
Power adapter Sensing for the 17" PowerBook (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1266: Details Design and detection considerations for 17-inch PowerBook power adapters
Hardware & Drivers 2003-06-12
Can't attach during two-machine debugging with GDB (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QA1019: Describes a workaround for a problem attaching during two-machine debugging on Mac OS X 10.0.x.
Darwin, Tools 2003-06-02
How do I count the frames in an MPEG movie? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMTB54: Talks about using the QuickTime Movie Toolbox function GetMovieNextInterestingTime with MPEG media tracks.
QuickTime 2003-05-02
Empty Memory Objects (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1259: Describes how two memory management edge cases are handled by the common Mac OS memory allocators.
Carbon, Hardware & Drivers 2003-04-21
Is ColorSync thread safe? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1261: Discusses ColorSync thread-safety issues.
Carbon, Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Mac OS X Server, Performance, QuickTime 2003-04-17
Notifying the Finder of changed or newly created files (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1260: Recommended approach to notifying the Finder to update its open windows of a file creation or change.
Carbon 2003-04-15
PPPoE Server for Testing (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1252: Describes how to configure Mac OS X as a PPPoE server for testing purposes.
Carbon, Cocoa, Networking 2003-04-11
Can I have parameters of type typeHIRect instead of type typeQDRectangle in my kEventControlBoundsChanged message handler? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1246: Details the automatic coercions between QuickDraw and Quartz types provided by the Carbon Event Parameter accessors.
Carbon 2003-04-03
'dynamic shared library not made a weak library in output with MACOSX_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET...' bug (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1233: Why 'ld' may give a warning about the Mac OS X_DEPLOYMENT_TARGET environment variable and its failure to weak link.
Tools 2003-04-01
FSSetCatalogInfo versus UID and GID (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1251: Describes why FSSetCatalogInfo does not set the UID and GID of the file, and provides a work around.
Carbon, Cocoa 2003-03-26
Internet Connect Speed (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1165: Describes how to get the modem connection speed from the System Configuration framework dynamic store.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Games, Internet & Web, Mac OS X Server, Networking 2003-03-26
Disabling QuickTime Error Dialogs When Opening or Tasking a Movie (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1164: How to disable QuickTime error dialogs which may be presented when opening or tasking a movie.
QuickTime 2003-03-20
Project Builder 2.1 needs projects to be checked into CVS to enable CVS support (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1245: Explains how to workaround a bug in Project Builder that blocks CVS functionality.
Tools 2003-03-20
QuickTime Error -2127 qtNetworkAlreadyAllocatedErr Explained (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1244: QuickTime qtNetworkAlreadyAllocatedErr error code (-2127) occurs when the user's Connection Speed preference setting is too slow.
QuickTime 2003-03-20
Using cmpWantsRegisterMessage not recommended on Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1192: Describes why using the cmpWantsRegisterMessage flag is not recommended on Mac OS X.
QuickTime 2003-03-11
How can I verify that a Movie can actually draw into a non-RGB GWorld? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1243: Techniques to verify that a Movie can actually draw into a non-RGB GWorld.
QuickTime 2003-03-05
Viewing multi-page PDF files (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1247: How to draw each page of a multi-page PDF document using the QuickTime movie importers.
QuickTime 2003-03-05
How do I use PMSessionGetGraphicsContext to get a CGContextRef? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QA1216: Describes how to use PMSessionSetDocumentFormatGeneration and PMSessionGetGraphicsContext to get a CGContextRef for printing.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2003-02-25
Quartz 2D Thread Safety (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1238: Explains the thread-safety issues for the Quartz 2D API.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Performance, Printing 2003-02-25
Accessing HTTPS Proxy Settings (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1234: Describes how to programatically access Secure Web Proxy information.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Games, Internet & Web, Mac OS X Server, Networking, Security 2003-02-19
Text Encodings in VFS (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1173: How to handle text encodings correctly when writing a file system (VFS) plug-in for Mac OS X.
Carbon, Darwin 2003-02-10
Converting to Precomposed Unicode (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1235: Describes how to convert a string to precomposed Unicode.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Internationalization, Text & Fonts 2003-02-07
Movie Export Components - Supporting a MovieProgressProc (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1230: Explains the steps needed to support a movie progress proc in a movie export component.
QuickTime 2003-01-31
Adding menu separator items to controls in a Sherlock channel (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1219: Using menu-item separators in an NSPopUpButton control of a Sherlock channel.
Apple Applications 2003-01-21
BOM characters in 'utxt' clipboard flavor (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1221: Explains the use of the BOM character in 'utxt' scrap data
Cocoa, Internationalization 2003-01-20
File Manager Text Encoding Hints (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1223: How to use Text Encoding Hints.
Carbon, Darwin 2003-01-20
Why does my identity matrix look strange? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1227: Discusses the MatrixRecord structure and QuadToQuadMatrix function.
QuickTime 2003-01-15
Using QTSetAtomData (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1231: Explains what QTSetAtomData does with the data passed into it.
QuickTime 2003-01-14
Video Output Components - QTVideoOutputGetIndImageDecompressor (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1226: Discusses the QTVideoOutputGetIndImageDecompressor call.
QuickTime 2003-01-03
Using Clip Region and Buffer Rectangles with OpenGL Carbon (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1222: Shows the basics of using buffer rectangles and clip regions with AGL.
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2002-12-19
How do I tell if a particular display is being hardware accelerated by Quartz Extreme? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1218: Describes how to use CGDisplayUsesOpenGLAcceleration to see if a display is accelerated or not.
Carbon, Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Performance 2002-12-04
How can I programmatically determine the DPI of the current video mode? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1217: Describes how to compute the DPI for a given display in a given mode using Core Graphics.
Carbon, Cocoa, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2002-12-02
GetProcAdress and OpenGL Entry Points (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1188: Technique for finding function pointers for OpenGL entry points in Cocoa and Carbon
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2002-11-25
Problems recording CopyBits into a PICT on Mac OS X 10.2 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1189: Identifies a problem with CopyBits and PICT on Mac OS X 10.2 and gives a simple workaround.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, Porting 2002-11-19
Are the root control, the root view, and the content view the same entity? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1214: Details the differences and similitudes between the root control, the root view, and the content view of windows.
Carbon 2002-11-12
CGContext parameter missing in my kEventControlDraw event (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1212: Explains in which case your kEventControlDraw handler wouldn't receive a CGContext parameter.
Carbon 2002-11-12
Do I have to call CreateRootControl after creating my window? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1215: Explains when and when not to call CreateRootControl after creating a window.
Carbon 2002-11-12
HIObjectRegisterSubclass returns paramErr (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1213: Explains in which case HIObjectRegisterSubclass would return paramErr and gives a work around.
Carbon 2002-11-12
What is the minimal set of Carbon Events I need to override in order to implement a simple custom push button? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1210: Details the minimal set of Carbon Events needed to implement a simple custom push button HIView.
Carbon 2002-11-12
QDSwapPort (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1128: Explains when to use QDSwapPort.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, Porting 2002-11-06
Using cmPathBased profile locations on Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1203: Shows how to correctly specify cmPath-based profile locations on Mac OS X
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 2002-11-06
Why does logging keep my Printer Module from working? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QA1182: Describes some problems with standard printf logging in a Printer Module on Jaguar.
Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, Printing 2002-11-06
Quartz 2D Interpolation (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1186: Explains how to control Quartz 2D's image interpolation.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2002-10-29
QuickDraw Text Anti-Aliasing using Quartz 2D (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1193: Describes APIs added to Mac OS X to allow applications to draw QD text using CG anti-aliasing.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, Porting 2002-10-29
Video Output Components - Implementing QTVideoOutputGetIndSoundOutput on Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1206: Describes how to support the QTVideoOutputGetIndSoundOutput function in Mac OS X.
QuickTime 2002-10-29
Documentation updater for Project Builder shipping with Mac OS X 10.2 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1207: Updating Project Builder to find new symbols, including the Bluetooth framework under Mac OS X.
Tools 2002-10-25
Getting the name of a profile (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1205: Shows how to programmatically get the name of a ColorSync profile.
Graphics & Imaging 2002-10-25
Setting Sequence Grabber Sound Input Device Driver Parameters (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1204: Setting sound input device driver parameters for QuickTime sequence grabber audio channels.
QuickTime 2002-10-25
Why don't all of my PDE localizations show up in all applications? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1185: Explains why some PDE localizations might not appear in all applications.
Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, Printing 2002-10-16
Why does -stringByTrimmingCharactersInSet: give me an empty string result when it shouldn't? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1202: Why -stringByTrimmingCharactersInSet: sometimes returns an empty string result in Mac OS X 10.2.x when it shouldn't.
Cocoa 2002-10-15
URL Access and the Missing Progress Dialog (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QA1140: Explains a known bug in URL Access related to progress dialogs.
Carbon, Networking 2002-09-23
Be careful when using AuthorizationCreate (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1172: Explains why you should avoid determining allowable rights when creating an AuthorizationRef.
Security 2002-09-20
Stay away from custom Authorization dialogs (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1199: Explains why you shouldn't create a custom authorization dialog.
Security 2002-09-20
Setting request headers in URL Access (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QA1073: Explains how to work around a bug in URL Access when setting request headers.
Carbon, Networking 2002-09-10
Filtering the Effects List returned by QTGetEffectsList (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1190: Shows how to edit the list of effects returned by the QTGetEffectsList function.
QuickTime 2002-09-04
Preserving embedded ICC profiles when using QuickTime Graphics Importer/Exporters (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1145: Shows how to preserve the embedded ICC profile when using the QuickTime Graphics Importer/Exporter routines
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2002-09-04
Saving playback hints in a Movie (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1194: Demonstrates how to use the SetTrackLoadSettings function to save the hintsHighQuality playback hint in a movie.
QuickTime 2002-09-04
The Gamma function in the Mac OS X 10.2 Math Library (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1143: How various gamma functions are implemented in Mac OS X
Porting 2002-08-27
Process Carbon Events Not Delivered in 10.2 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1181: Work around for a bug in Mac OS X 10.2 that prevents the delivery of process Carbon events.
Carbon 2002-08-27
Signals and Threads (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1184: Describes how threads and signals interact.
Carbon, Darwin 2002-08-27
Faster DDR DRAM in the 867MHz Power Mac G4 (Mirrored Drive Doors) (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1191: Confirms the use of faster DDR DRAM in the 867MHz Power Mac G4 (Mirrored Drive Doors).
Hardware & Drivers 2002-08-19
Resource forks in Mach-O binaries (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1175: Advises against using resource forks in Mach-O binaries.
Carbon 2002-08-07
Using Navigation Services to filter QuickTime files (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1152: Using the CanQuickTimeOpenFile function in a Navigation Services filter to display files that QuickTime can open.
Carbon, QuickTime 2002-07-15
My ListBox control works fine on Mac OS X but I get a crash on Mac OS 9 when I click in the scrollbar (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1156: Explains the requirements for the use of the Listbox Control on Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X.
Carbon 2002-07-12
Base-Derived async image codecs must implement ImageCodecQueueStarting and ImageCodecQueueStopping (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1157: Describes why base-derived codecs that set canAsync must implement ImageCodecQueueStarting and ImageCodecQueueStopping.
Carbon, QuickTime 2002-07-09
How can I set the default location with the modern Navigation APIs NavCreatexxx? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1151: Explains how to set the default location with a NavCustomControl call using the kNavCtlSetLocation message in the Event Proc.
Carbon 2002-07-01
Graphics Importers and image files containing multiple layers (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1148: Describes how to get the natural bounds of layers contained in a multi-layered image file.
QuickTime 2002-06-18
Illustrating document window changes in Swing (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1146: Using the Aqua close button dot in Swing applications to indicate document changes.
Java 2002-06-18
Movie Drawing Complete Procedure with C++ (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1150: Demonstrates a static class method which can be used as a QuickTime movie drawing complete callback.
QuickTime 2002-06-18
Programmatic configuration of a Movie Export Component (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1147: Demonstrates how to programmatically configure a movie export component without showing the Movie Export dialog.
QuickTime 2002-06-18
Preventing crashes when using multiple disabled but editable NSComboBoxes (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1142: How to prevent a crash when using multiple disabled -- but editable --NSComboBoxes in a view.
Cocoa 2002-06-03
GraphicsImportSetBoundsRect resets your Matrix (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1144: Discusses how calling GraphicsImportSetBoundsRect will reset a graphics importers matrix.
QuickTime 2002-05-29
Using QuickTime to access MP3 ID3 Tags (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1135: Demonstrates how to extract User Data from QuickTime Movies.
QuickTime 2002-04-11
Retrieving Data from AEDesc Records - do not use the dataHandle field (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1139: Describes the correct way to access data stored in AEDesc records.
Carbon 2002-04-10
ICC Profile copyright field (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1136: Discusses how applications should honor the copyright field in the header of an ICC profile.
Graphics & Imaging 2002-04-08
QuickTime for Windows resource files (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1132: Describes resource file extensions supported by QuickTime for Windows.
QuickTime 2002-04-08
Using the QuickTime for Java libraries on OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1058: Where to locate the QTJava.zip file for inclusion in your java/javac classpath.
Java, QuickTime 2002-04-08
Workaround for Asynchronous SCSIAction Crashes (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QA1129: Explains how to workaround asynchronous SCSIAction crashes on Mac OS X.
Hardware & Drivers 2002-03-21
PC100 SDRAM DIMMs on the Flat Panel iMac (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1130: Describes PC100 SDRAM DIMM limitations on the "original " Flat Panel iMac.
Hardware & Drivers 2002-03-18
Calling an AppleScript and providing parameters from an Application (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1111: Explains calling and providing parameter values to an AppleScript event handler from an application written in C.
Scripting & Automation 2002-03-13
spatialQuality Values with Lossy Compression (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1126: Describes how the spatialQuality value reflects the setting of lossy compressed images like JPEG.
QuickTime 2002-03-12
Why isn't my Static Text Control deactivating when my other controls are? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1125: Explains why a Static Text Control is not deactivating when the other controls are.
Carbon 2002-03-11
Getting List of All Processes on Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1123: Describes how, using Carbon and BSD respectively, to list all applications and processes.
Darwin 2002-03-05
MPRemoteCall Contexts (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1122: Describes two recently introduced options for the context parameter of MPRemoteCall.
Carbon 2002-02-18
The "/.vol" directory and "volfs" (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1113: Describes how the Carbon File Manager interacts with BSD via "volfs" and the "/.vol" directory.
Carbon, Darwin 2002-02-14
Solving NSTabView drawing problems in Mac OS X 10.1.x (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1117: Explains how to work around NSTabView draw problems in Mac OS X 10.1.x
Cocoa 2002-02-14
Current GDevice Dependencies (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1115: Describes potential problems with creating windows or ports when the current GDevice isn't the main device.
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Porting 2002-02-13
IOLog and Interrupt Context (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1100: Describes when IOKit runs at primary (hardware) interrupt context.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2002-02-13
Power Management; Policy Maker vs. Power Controller (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1121: Describes the differences between a Power Management Policy Maker and a Power Management Power Controller.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Networking 2002-02-13
Working with Configuration Variables (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1119: Explains how to delete a specific Open Firmware configuration variable without using Command-Option-P-R.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2002-02-13
48 bit & 64 bit Pixel Format support in QuickTime (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1114: Discusses QuickTime's support for pixel formats with more than 8 bits per channel.
QuickTime 2002-02-07
couldNotResolveDataRef (-2000) returned from DataHSetDataRef and OpenADataHandler (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1116: Describes why DataHSetDataRef and OpenADataHandler may return a couldNotResolveDataRef error in the writing case.
QuickTime 2002-02-07
Making sense of IOKit error codes (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1075: Explains how to interpret I/O Kit error codes.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2002-02-07
Static linking of user binaries on Mac OS X (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1118: Explains why static linking of user binaries is not supported on Mac OS X, and possible workarounds.
Carbon, Cocoa, Darwin, Open Source, Porting, Tools 2002-02-07
QTML, c2pstr and Pascal strings (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1112: Describes how to avoid headaches when dealing with Pascal to C string conversion with QTML.
QuickTime 2002-01-21
QuickTime Media Editing (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1110: Explains the term "Media" as used in QuickTime and how it relates to media editing APIs.
QuickTime 2002-01-16
The similarity field in ImageCodecBandCompress and Key Frames (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1109: Discusses the similarity field of the CodecCompressParams structure used in ImageCodecBandCompress to implement key framing during compression.
QuickTime 2002-01-16
Energy Star PCI Device (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1108: Provides useful information for developers of Energy Star-compliant PCI devices.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2002-01-15
IOKit Framework Headers (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1107: Describes the differences between the headers in IOKit.framework and the I/O Kit headers in Kernel.framework.
Audio, Darwin, Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Networking, QuickTime 2002-01-15
Unwanted Audio with DV Capture (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QA1105: Explains why audio is captured from a DV source even though you may not want to.
QuickTime 2002-01-14
Menu Bar Clock and NVRAM (HTML)
QA1102: Explains why booting with the Command-Option-P-R keys doesn't reset date and time preferences.
Hardware & Drivers 2001-12-21
Resetting NVRAM to factory defaults (HTML)
QA1103: Describes what happens when you boot holding the Command-Option-P-R keys.
Hardware & Drivers 2001-12-21
Reducing the size of Physical Memory in Open Firmware (HTML)
QA1099: Describes how to configure the Power Macintosh so less memory is recognized than is actually present.
Hardware & Drivers 2001-12-20
The dreaded "incompatible flag -framework" error (HTML)
QA1096: Explains how to eliminate the incompatible flag -framework error in Project Builder.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2001-12-05
Intercepting movie controller actions (HTML)
QA1094: Demonstrates how to intercept movie controller actions.
QuickTime 2001-11-14
Intercepting QuickTime Wired Actions (HTML)
QA1095: Demonstrates how to intercept wired actions in a movie controller action filter function.
QuickTime 2001-11-14
Determining required components for QuickTime movies (HTML)
QA1093: Shows how to determine if a given QuickTime movie requires a component that's not currently installed on the system.
QuickTime 2001-11-07
Rendering Multi-line text in JTree nodes (HTML)
QA1091: Correcting render problems with multi-line JTree node labels in the Aqua look and feel.
Java 2001-11-02
Adding an automated Window menu to your application (HTML)
QA1080: Explains how to add an automated Window menu to your Carbon application.
Carbon 2001-10-30
Background-only apps with NSStatusItems become active in 10.1 on NSStatusItem clicks (HTML)
QA1081: Preventing background-only apps from activating when their NSStatusItem(s) are clicked in Mac OS X 10.1.
Cocoa 2001-10-30
Enabling the application menu's "Preferences..." menu item on Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1079: Explains how to enable the application menu's "Preferences..." menu item on Mac OS X.
Carbon 2001-10-30
Getting the User and Computer Name (HTML)
QA1078: Describes how to get the user and computer name on Mac OS X.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Networking 2001-10-30
The intermittent behavior of SetDialogItemText (HTML)
Deprecated - QA1082: Explains why SetDialogItemText may seem to not work correctly if you have embedding turned on.
Carbon 2001-10-30
Quality of QuickTime video effects (HTML)
QA1089: Describes some of the factors affecting QuickTime video effects quality.
QuickTime 2001-10-26
QuickTime and Carbon Events (HTML)
QA1090: Discusses how to ensure smooth movie playback when using Carbon Events in an application.
Carbon, QuickTime 2001-10-26
Setting environment variables for user processes (HTML)
QA1067: Tells how to set environment variables for user processes.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Darwin, Games, Performance, Porting, Tools 2001-10-25
CGContextClosePath (HTML)
QA1046: Explains when you should call CGContextClosePath.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2001-10-02
How to use URL Access with proxy servers (HTML)
Deprecated - QA1074: Explains how to use URL Access with proxy servers.
Carbon, Networking 2001-10-02
Saving the current Core Graphics Path (HTML)
QA1056: Explains that the Core Graphics save and restore GState APIs do not affect the path.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2001-10-02
Working with groups and folder references in Project Builder (HTML)
QA1077: Explains how to work with groups and folder references in Project Builder
Tools 2001-09-25
Avoiding Kernel Event Conflicts (HTML)
QA1063: Documents the namespace for the vendor_code field of the kern_event_msg structure.
Carbon, Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2001-09-14
Installing input methods on Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1054: Describes how to install and use input methods on Mac OS X.
Carbon, Internationalization 2001-09-14
SDRAM, CAS Latency for the (HTML)
QA1071: Describes the supported CAS Latency values for the "QuickSilver", PowerMac G4 CPUs.
Hardware & Drivers 2001-09-13
Comparing selectors in Cocoa-Java code (HTML)
Deprecated - QA1069: Explains why Objective-C and Java selectors appear to be the same name but equality tests fail.
Cocoa 2001-08-31
Carbon Full Screen Conundrums (HTML)
QA1068: Describes the available Mac OS X DrawSprocket services.
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2001-08-20
Determining RAM size & location in New World Machines (HTML)
QA1065: Demonstrates Open Firmware method of determining RAM size & location in New World Machines.
Hardware & Drivers 2001-08-01
Automatically starting and stopping application instances without using Monitor (HTML)
QA1064: Describes how to use WebObjects' monitor utility to stop and start application instances.
Tools 2001-07-25
QuickTime Supported YUV Pixel Formats (HTML)
QA1060: Describes which YUV pixel formats are supported by QuickTime.
QuickTime 2001-07-19
FrontBase and JDBC (HTML)
QA1041: Describes an alternative to using the JDBC adaptor with FrontBase for WebObjects 5.0.
Tools 2001-07-09
Importing Projects from WO 4.5.x into WO 5.0 (HTML)
QA1035: Describes how to import WebObjects 4.5.x projects into WebObjects 5.0.
Mac OS X Server, Tools 2001-07-09
CGContext Bounds (HTML)
QA1048: Explains how to determine the bounds of a CGContext.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2001-07-02
CGContextAddLineToPoint, CGContextAddCurveToPoint, et. al. (HTML)
QA1049: Explains why the CGContextAddXYZ APIs don't draw anything immediately.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2001-07-02
Drawing a Path Multiple Times (HTML)
QA1047: Explains that path drawing operations consume the path.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2001-07-02
How do I use kMPCreateTaskSuspendedMask with MPCreateTask? (HTML)
QA1055: Describes how to start a task that has been suspended with the ability to resume it later.
Carbon 2001-07-02
Serial API Choice (HTML)
DV39: Discusses the choice of serial APIs supported by traditional Mac OS and Mac OS X.
Hardware & Drivers 2001-07-02
Turning Off Core Graphics Clipping (HTML)
QA1050: Explains how to clear the clipping path for a CGContext.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2001-07-02
Unexpected CG state changes (HTML)
QA1045: Explains why the Core Graphics drawing state sometimes changes for no apparent reason.
Carbon, Cocoa, Graphics & Imaging, Printing 2001-07-02
Using Pascal strings in Project Builder (HTML)
QA1053: Shows how to force gcc (compiler used by Project Builder) to understand Pascal strings.
Tools 2001-06-28
Exporting TIFF files in little-endian format (HTML)
QA1044: Explains how to export a TIFF file in little-endian format.
QuickTime 2001-06-26
Using SetMovieGWorld to draw to the window back buffer (HTML)
QA1043: Explains how to draw into the back buffer with SetMovieGWorld.
QuickTime 2001-06-26
128Mb SDRAM ICs limitation on original "Bronze Keyboard" Powerbook G3 (HTML)
QA1040: Outlines Memory ICs design limitation on original "Bronze Keyboard" Powerbook G3.
Hardware & Drivers 2001-06-21
HID Manager Event Data Underruns (HTML)
QA1038: Explains how to correctly handle HID Manager event queue data underruns.
Audio, Carbon, Core Foundation, Games, Hardware & Drivers 2001-06-13
Displaying PCI Configuration Registers contents in Open Firmware (HTML)
QA1036: Demonstrates how to display PCI Configuration Resister contents in Open Firmware.
Hardware & Drivers 2001-05-18
Activating CrashReporter in OS X (HTML)
Deprecated - QA1057: Explains of how to enable crash reporting in Mac OS X version 10.0.
User Experience 2001-05-13
Targeting DebuggingCarbonLib asserts (HTML)
Deprecated - QA1033: Describes how to focus DebuggingCarbonLib asserts to a single application.
Carbon 2001-05-04
Getting NSWindow's toolbar actions to show up in Interface Builder (HTML)
QA1030: How to add the missing -toggleToolbarShown: and -runToolbarCustomizationPalette actions to Interface Builder.
Cocoa 2001-05-03
How to get custom views to show up in NSToolbarItems (HTML)
QA1029: Why custom views may not show up in an NSToolBarItem and how to make it visible.
Cocoa, User Experience 2001-05-03
ICLaunchURL, "file:///" URLs and Mac OS X (HTML)
QA1028: Describes problems with ICLaunchURL and "file:///" URLs on Mac OS X.
Carbon 2001-04-20
Improving ATSUI Text Drawing Performance (HTML)
QA1027: Talks about one way of improving ATSUI text drawing performance.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, Internationalization, Text & Fonts 2001-04-17
How do I use QuickDraw with CGDirectDisplay? (HTML)
QA1011: Explains how to draw to a CGDirectDisplay-captured display using QuickDraw.
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging 2001-04-11
SyncCGContextOriginWithPort (HTML)
QA1010: Describes how to use SyncCGContextOriginWithPort.
Graphics & Imaging 2001-04-11
Why are my Core Graphics calls drawing upside down? (HTML)
QA1009: Explains why CoreGraphics drawing comes out upside down relative to QuickDraw drawing.
Graphics & Imaging 2001-04-11
Calling AppleScript from an Application (HTML)
QA1026: Describes how to call an AppleScript from an application written in C.
Carbon, Scripting & Automation 2001-04-10
Where should I install my help book, and how does Help Viewer locate it? (HTML)
QA1022: Describes how to set up your application to work with Apple's Help Viewer.
User Experience 2001-04-09
Disconnected aliases on CD-ROM and Alias Manager (HTML)
OPS05: Explains why aliases may become disconnected on a CD-ROM.
Carbon 2001-03-26
Creating Sub GWorlds using QTNewGWorldFromPtr (HTML)
QA1014: Using QTNewGWorldFromPtr to create sub GWorlds which reference the pixel data of other GWorlds.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2001-03-20
Extracting DV Fields using QTNewGWorldFromPtr (HTML)
QA1017: Describes using QTNewGWorldFromPtr to access individual fields contained within a frame of DV source.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2001-03-20
WaitMouseUp documentation errata (HTML)
QA1008: Specifies the correct behavior of the WaitMouseUp function.
Carbon 2001-02-27
LockPixels and DisposeGWorld with QTNewGWorldFromPtr (HTML)
QA1007: Clarifies some issues surrounding pointer ownership when creating GWorlds with QTNewGWorldFromPtr
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 2001-02-26
Displaying Help (HTML)
QA1006: Discusses how an application can ask the Help Viewer to display help about a particular topic.
User Experience 2001-02-21
BowelsOfTheMemoryManager (aka YourHeapIsProbablyCorrupt) (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - ME05: What the symbol BowelsoftheMemoryManager means and the most probable cause of this symbol in MacsBug.
Carbon 2001-02-01
Keyframes and AddMediaSample (HTML)
QTMCC20: Describes setting flags correctly for AddMediaSample to mark keyframes and difference frames.
QuickTime 2000-12-01
Graphics Importer -8970 errors & TIFF Support (HTML)
QTMCC18: Discusses the -8970 error when using graphics importers with certain TIFF files.
QuickTime 2000-11-29
ATSUI and MLTE Printing (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QD64: Describes a way to get MLTE and ATSUI text to print through the QuickDraw bottlenecks.
Printing 2000-11-08
CalcCMask and SeedCFill in Carbon (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QD62: Explains how to use CalcCMask and SeedCFill in Carbon even though Carbon doesn't support OpenPort.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 2000-11-08
GetPortBitMapForCopyBits (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QD61: Describes the proper usage of GetPortBitMapForCopyBits.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 2000-11-08
QDFlushPortBuffer (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QD65: Describes a possible solution for window update problems under Carbon.
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Mac OS X Server, Performance, Porting, Text & Fonts, User Experience 2000-11-08
Open Transport Libraries (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
NW18: Lists the Open Transport libraries and what to link with for PowerPC and 68K.
Carbon, Games, Networking 2000-11-03
WebObjects applications crashing on NT using IIS (HTML)
WOV01: Explanation and workaround for random crashing with WebObjects patch 2 on Windows NT with IIS.
Tools 2000-10-30
Preview image quality of DV capture (HTML)
QTMCC12: Describes how to get full resolution preview image quality when capturing DV.
QuickTime 2000-10-25
Detecting Classic and Carbon X Environments (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
OV03: Describes how to find out if your application is running in the Classic environment in Mac OS X.
Carbon, Porting 2000-10-16
Determining Open Firmware version (HTML)
HW100: Demonstrates how to find out the version of Open Firmware on your Macintosh.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-10-06
Was that a path I just saw? (HTML)
HW101: Describes the Open Firmware path that is occasionally shown at boot time.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-10-06
What is an Open Firmware devalias? (HTML)
HW99: Describes devaliases in Open Firmware.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-10-06
Component Definitions (HTML)
QTMCC14: Discusses the differences between components, component instances, component storage, and component RefCons.
QuickTime 2000-09-22
Decompressing MP3 (HTML)
QTMCC15: Discusses decompressing an MP3 file into a buffer using SoundConverter APIs.
QuickTime 2000-09-22
Importing Sys 7 Snds (HTML)
QTMCC16: Describes how to import System 7 sound files using QuickTime.
QuickTime 2000-09-22
Open Firmware Memory bus speed (HTML)
HW97: Describes a method to display memory bus speed for G3 or G4 Macintosh in Open Firmware.
Darwin, Hardware & Drivers 2000-09-22
Open Firmware version number (HTML)
HW96: Discusses the unique values of Open Firmware version numbers.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-09-22
Track Editing (HTML)
QTMCC17: Discusses different APIs used to edit tracks in QuickTime movies.
QuickTime 2000-09-22
The "/aliases" node in the device tree (HTML)
HW89: Describes the aliases node in the Open Firmware device tree.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-09-05
Batch Exporting movie sound tracks with ConvertMovieToFile() (HTML)
QTMTB62: Explains how to configure ConvertMovieToFile to use the same configuration information for more than one call.
QuickTime 2000-09-05
BeginMediaEdits -2050 badDataRefIndex error after calling NewMovie (HTML)
QTMTB58: Describes reasons why BeginMediaEdits would return the -2050 badDataRefIndex error code during a media-editing session.
QuickTime 2000-09-05
The "chosen" node in the device tree (HTML)
HW88: Describes how to find the "chosen" node in the Open firmware device tree.
Core Foundation, Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Internet & Web, Mac OS X Server, Networking 2000-09-05
Creating track references when editing movies (HTML)
QTMTB61: Explains how to use the InsertTrackSegment function to copy a track reference rather than the actual media.
QuickTime 2000-09-05
The "green" PCI bus (HTML)
HW93: Explains why the PCI bus is considered "green".
Hardware & Drivers 2000-09-05
How many PCI header types exist today? (HTML)
HW92: Briefly describes the three PCI header types defined in the PCI 2.2 specification.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-09-05
Open Firmware device tree nodes (HTML)
HW86: Explains the usage of the "@n" notation in Open Firmware device tree nodes.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-09-05
PCI address/data stepping (HTML)
HW94: Explains that Apple does not support PCI address/data stepping.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-09-05
PCI class codes (HTML)
HW91: Explains why PCI class codes are important.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-09-05
PCI Macintoshes and CardBus controllers (HTML)
HW87: Explains why older PCI Macintoshes do not recognize a Cardbus controller.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-09-05
QuickTime .qtx/.qtr/.qt/.mov files defined (HTML)
QTW99: Definitions for the QuickTime for Windows .qtx/.qtr/.qt/.mov files.
QuickTime 2000-09-05
Saving changes to modified movies (HTML)
QTMTB60: Describes how to ensure any changes made to a movie are saved.
QuickTime 2000-09-05
Using MovieExportSetSampleDescription to specify the format of exported data (HTML)
QTMTB59: Describes using the ConvertMovieToFile routine to export a WAV audio-only movie to an AIFF file using a specific compressor.
QuickTime 2000-09-05
Using Windows GDI for all drawing (HTML)
QTW98: Using the Windows Graphics Device Interface (GDI) for all drawing under QuickTime for Windows.
QuickTime 2000-09-05
Locating the 1275-1994 Standard Document (HTML)
HW85: Alerts that the Open Firmware (IEEE 1275-1994) document can't be found at the IEEE Standards Association site.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-07-17
Checking for the Printer Driver (HTML)
Deprecated - DV42: Describes a legacy Mac OS technique avoiding system hangs when using serial drivers on USB systems.
Hardware & Drivers, Printing 2000-06-19
Finding your application's directory (HTML)
FL14: Demonstrates finding your application's directory and setting it as the default directory.
Carbon 2000-06-19
The 'vers' Resource and Your Place in the World (HTML)
TX14: Setting the correct country code in the 'vers' resource to reflect the application's localization.
Carbon 2000-05-01
How do I decompress individual frames into an offscreen? (HTML)
QTMTB57: Describes methods for decompressing individual frames of a video track into an offscreen memory buffer.
QuickTime 2000-04-24
Importing image data from memory (HTML)
QTMTB56: Explains using the graphics importer API's to read image data which resides in memory.
QuickTime 2000-04-03
Legacy Devices (HTML)
HW84: Discusses why legacy devices with hard-wired I/O addresses may not work properly with Open Firmware.
Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, QuickTime 2000-03-20
Maximum Memory for the "Firewire" PowerBook (HTML)
Deprecated - HW83: Discrepancies between PowerBook Developer Note and TIL articles 14870 and 58582, regarding maximum memory configurations.
Hardware & Drivers 2000-03-13
A SCSI little secret (HTML)
HW81: Details what to expect when accessing the motherboard SCSI bus on the Blue & White G3.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-12-20
Setting Export Quality (HTML)
QTMCC13: Demonstrates how to change the compression factor when exporting a JPEG file.
QuickTime 1999-12-06
Are there any OSStatus values I can use in my programs? (HTML)
OV02: Describes OSStatus values that generate errors without colliding with reserved Apple system values.
Carbon 1999-11-22
PBLockRange with a zero-length range (HTML)
FL13: Describes the afpRangeOverlap error and a work around.
Carbon 1999-11-22
PCI Header types (HTML)
HW78: Describes the three required types of PCI headers to be provided in its configuration header space.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-11-15
What is a CardBus host bus adapter HBA? (HTML)
HW79: Explains what a CardBus host bus adapter (HBA) is and discusses its implementation on the Macintosh.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-11-15
What is an Open Firmware phandle, and why can't I access it from the Mac OS? (HTML)
HW76: Explains an "Open Firmware phandle" and why it is inaccessible from the Mac OS.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-11-15
When to use PCMCIA, PC Card, and CardBus (HTML)
HW77: Explains the differences between PCMCIA, PC Card, and CardBus.
Audio, Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, Networking, QuickTime 1999-11-15
Endian Concerns When Playing 'snd ' Resources (HTML)
QTW97: Use the Resource Manager to avoid byte-swapping 'snd ' resources before playing under Windows
QuickTime 1999-11-08
QuickTime DirectDraw Surfaces (HTML)
QTW96: How to make QuickTime 4 for Windows draw onto a surface using your custom DirectDraw object.
QuickTime 1999-11-01
Raw IP and Open Transport 2.5.x (HTML)
Deprecated - NW63: Discusses Open Transport 2.5's change to the behavior of raw IP endpoints with IP_HDRINCL set.
Carbon, Networking 1999-10-25
Explanation of SDRAM configuration Nomenclature (HTML)
HW75: Explains the three-part "Device configuration" numbers for SDRAM in the Power Mac G4 Computer Developer Note.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-10-18
Are the Name Registry device tree nodes unique? (HTML)
Deprecated - HW64: Discusses whether Name Registry nodes copied from the Open Firmware device tree are unique.
Audio, Darwin, Hardware & Drivers, Networking, Printing 1999-10-11
Can you explain the words "begin" and "again"? (HTML)
HW70: Explains the Forth looping words "begin" and "again" and how to escape such a loop.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-10-11
How do I change the numeric base for the Open Firmware user interface? (HTML)
HW66: Explains how to change the numeric base for the Open Firmware user interface.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-10-11
How do I determine the top of the Open Firmware dictionary? (HTML)
HW69: Explains how to determine the top of the Open Firmware dictionary.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-10-11
Launching the Default Internet Browser (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
NW60: Shows with sample code how to invoke a user's default browser to open a specific URL.
Internet & Web, Networking 1999-10-11
SGSetSettings unexpected results (HTML)
QTMTB55: Explains why subsequent calls to the SGSetSettings can fail after the first call to SGSetSettings completed successfully.
QuickTime 1999-10-11
Using "words" in Open Firmware (HTML)
HW73: Explains how to search for specific entries within all the global and local Open Firmware words.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-10-11
What is the return stack in Open Firmware and can I use it? (HTML)
HW67: Describes the purpose of the Open Firmware return stack and how developers can use it.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-10-11
What is the word "see" and how do I use it to help me find what a word does? (HTML)
HW72: Explains the function and use of the Open Firmware word "see".
Hardware & Drivers 1999-10-11
Accessing File Control Blocks (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
FL10: Shows how to access file control blocks correctly, reiterating not to access FCBs directly.
Carbon 1999-10-05
Detecting specific ROM-in-RAM Mac (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - HW49: Identifying a Mac by name ("iMac"), and better alternatives for determining specific features ("has Firewire").
Carbon, Cocoa, Hardware & Drivers 1999-10-05
Synchronizing Sounds to Video (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND19: Enabling regular sound callbacks under Mac OS 9 and Sound Manager 4.0.
Audio, Carbon 1999-10-05
Synchronous SysBeep (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND18: Obtaining a synchronous SysBeep with Sound Manager 3.1.
Audio, Carbon 1999-10-05
Setting a UserPane's feature (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TB64: Explains how to set up the control attributes when creating controls, and UserPanes in particular.
Carbon 1999-09-27
Setting the movie background color (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMTB53: Describes how to apply a background color to an entire movie.
QuickTime 1999-08-16
Allocate and Disk Full Error (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
FL12: Discusses a problem with AFP volumes displaying incorrect free space, and returning disk full errors.
Carbon, Cocoa, Networking 1999-07-21
Playing memory-resident WAVE data using QuickTime 4 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMTB52: Explains how to play memory-resident WAVE data in QuickTime 4 or later.
QuickTime 1999-07-21
Which Machines Support Driver Services Library and the MP Nanokernel? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW63: Lists the systems that do and don't support the Driver Services Library and the MP Nanokernel.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-07-12
ConvertMovieToFile unexpected results (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMTB51: Explains why white frames can occur in a movie that was saved using ConvertMovieToFile.
QuickTime 1999-06-14
MACE Restrictions (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND16: MACE algorithms only support the compression of 8-bit offset binary sound.
Audio, Carbon 1999-06-08
Use the Doorbell (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - FW01: Explains the function of the FireWire Serial Bus Protocol 2 (SBP2) doorbell.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-05-17
What is unsolicited status? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
FW03: Explains the meaning and usage of the SBP-2 unsolicited status message.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-05-17
Missing ColorSync Profiles (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
CS13: Describes ColorSync profiles, focusing on the desc tag of the profile and the results of incorrect tags.
Graphics & Imaging 1999-05-03
Setting a Control's Variant Field (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TB63: Details how to change the variant of a custom control after creating the control.
Carbon 1999-05-03
TCP/IP Option Sizes (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
NW62: Enumerates the TCP/IP options and their sizes for Open Transport.
Carbon, Games, Hardware & Drivers, Internet & Web, Networking, Porting 1999-04-26
The AAPL, slot-name property and PCI (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW61: Discusses the use of the AAPL,slot name property for PCI
Hardware & Drivers 1999-04-19
Determining the version of Open Firmware on your Mac (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW60: Describes a method to display the version of Open Firmware on a Macintosh.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-03-29
dl command in 1 machine mode (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW51: Describes using the "dl" command in 1 machine mode.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-03-29
HW55: Describes the meaning of the acronym PCI SIG.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-03-29
Stopping Forth command scrolls (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW57: Describes how to limit Forth commands from scrolling off the screen.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-03-29
What is a tokenizer? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW58: Defines a tokenizer.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-03-29
fBroadCastAddr Always Zero (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - NW58: Explains why the fBroadcastAddr field may be zero after a call to OTInetGetInterfaceInfo and includes the workaround.
Carbon, Networking 1999-03-08
Booting after invoking the Open Firmware user interface (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW48: Tells how to boot a system after entering the Open Firmware user interface.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
Changing the configuration variable in Open Firmware (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW40: Tells how to change the configuration variable in Open Firmware.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
Difference between an Open Firmware word and method (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW46: Describes the differences between an Open Firmware word and an Open Firmware method.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
Difference between using Restart or Shut Down in the Finder's Special menu in Open Firmware (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW47: Explains the differences between using Restart or Shut Down on Open Firmware
Audio, Graphics & Imaging, Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Networking, QuickTime 1999-02-15
Do PowerBooks have a PCI bus? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW43: Explains that a Powerbook has a PCI bus.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
How does Open Firmware generate the name property? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW39: Describes the Open Firmware name property generation process.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
Invoking the Open Firmware user interface (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW45: Describes how to invoke the Open Firmware user interface on startup.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
PCI bus on the iMac (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW42: Explains that the iMac has a PCI bus even though it has no expansion slots.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
Switching between one and two machine mode for the Open Firmware user interface (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW37: Explains how to change from one machine mode to two in the Open Firmware user interface.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
What are configuration variables in Open Firmware? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW38: Defines the configuration variables in Open Firmware.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
What are generic names in Open Firmware? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW34: Documents the generic names in Open Firmware.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
What are snag keys in Open Firmware? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW35: Explains Open Firmware snag keys, including examples of their function.
Hardware & Drivers, Mac OS X Server, Networking, Security 1999-02-15
What is meant by 1 machine mode vs. 2 machine mode with respect to Open Firmware? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
HW36: Documents 1 machine mode vs. 2 machine mode in Open Firmware.
Hardware & Drivers 1999-02-15
Securely Erasing, Accessing and Dismounting a Macintosh Partition (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
FL11: Set up a disk for secure erasures. Resources with information on magnetic disks, information recovery.
Carbon 1999-01-11
Moving the Menu Bar (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TB54: Describes how to move the menubar to another Macintosh Display and why this move is unadvisable.
Carbon 1998-12-22
grayishTextOr and Mac OS 8.5 (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QD59: Explains why text drawn using TextMode(grayishTextOr) is never drawn; provides a workaround.
Carbon, Text & Fonts, User Experience 1998-12-07
PrepareMemoryForIO in the NewWorld (HTML)
DV33: Explains the correct use of PrepareMemoryForIO on DMA buffers when writing a device driver for DMA software.
Hardware & Drivers 1998-12-07
Playing QuickTime 3 Movie Sound Data (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMTB50: Explains why a movie's sound data can continue to play longer than video data.
Audio, QuickTime 1998-11-09
Decompressing IMA WAVE files (HTML)
QTMCC11: Describes how to use the Sound Manager to decompress and play Window's Microsoft ADPCM-compressed WAVE files.
QuickTime 1998-10-19
Calling InitializeQTML from DLL Main (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTW89: Don't do anything significant in your QuickTime 3 for Windows DLL Main procedure.
QuickTime 1998-09-21
Checking For Presence of QuickTime 3 for Windows (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTW88: Programatically checking for the presence of QuickTime 3 for Windows.
QuickTime 1998-09-21
CreatePortAssociation And WM_QUERYNEWPALETTE Message (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTW91: Activating your custom palette under QuickTime 3 for Windows by calling NSetPalette and ActivatePalette.
QuickTime 1998-09-21
MSVC++ link error LNK4098 When Building QuickTime 3 for Windows Apps (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTW94: Avoid MSVC++ link error LNK4098 when building QuickTime 3 for Windows applications.
QuickTime 1998-09-21
Using Mac Toolbox routines Under Windows 98/95/NT (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTW87: Some Macintosh Toolbox functions are available with QuickTime 3 for Windows.
QuickTime 1998-09-21
Using Mac-style Resources (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTW86: Using Mac-style resources in a Windows 98/95/NT or DLL using QuickTime 3 for Windows FSpOpenResFile function.
QuickTime 1998-09-21
Determining if a Drive is a Network Volume (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
NW09: Shows how to determine if a volume is mounted over the network.
Carbon, Networking 1998-06-01
Numerous Small Packet Exchanges Resultin Poor TCP Performance (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
NW26: Explains why numerous small package exchanges result in poor TCP performance.
Carbon, Networking 1998-05-25
Capturing Speech Manager Output (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND15: Capturing the output from the Speech Synthesis Manager to a file.
Audio, Carbon 1998-05-18
Recording Compressed Sounds (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND14: Sound Manager and sound input driver compression options are limited to allow interrupt time recording.
Audio, Carbon 1998-04-12
siMonitorSource Selector (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND13: Using the sound output siMonitorAvailable, and siMonitorSource selectors.
Audio, Carbon 1998-04-12
siOSTypeInput Selectors (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND12: The use of siOSTypeInputSource, and siOSTypeInputAvailable selectors and extracting the siOSTypeInputAvailable OSTypes returned.
Audio, Carbon 1998-04-12
Parsing the PICT File Format (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QD56: Explains where to find information on the PICT file format and warns against parsing a PICT file.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 1998-02-10
Setting Audio Input Gain (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND11: Setting audio input gain under Mac OS 8.1.
Audio, Carbon 1998-02-10
Selecting a specific sound input source (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND10: Using the sound input driver to select specific sound input sources.
Audio, Carbon 1998-01-16
siOSTypeInputAvailable Format (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND09: The format of the data returned by the siOSTypeInputAvailable selector is SoundInfoList.
Audio, Carbon 1998-01-16
Creating Gray Scaled Images > 8 bits (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QD51: Shows how to create gray-scaled images at resolutions greater than 8 bits for display.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, User Experience 1997-11-17
Receiving UDP Broadcasts (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - NW53: Explains why UDP endpoints may never receive UDP broadcast messages.
Carbon, Networking 1997-11-17
OTScheduleDeferredTask When Task Running (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
NW52: Describes what happens when you use OTScheduleDefferedTask to schedule a task that is running.
Carbon, Core Foundation, Games, Hardware & Drivers, Internet & Web, Networking, Performance, Porting 1997-10-13
Deselecting Icons in the Finder (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
IC04: Shows how to programmatically deselect icons in the Finder.
Carbon 1997-07-11
How to use the OT modem script engine (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - NW50: Shows how to use the Open Transport modem script engine.
Carbon, Hardware & Drivers 1997-07-11
68K Open Transport Code on Power Macintoshes (HTML)
Deprecated - NW48: Explains why running Open Transport 68K code on a PowerPC may not always work.
Carbon, Networking 1997-03-14
Changing the TCP Window Size (HTML)
NW47: Describes how to change the TCP window size in Open Transport.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Games, Hardware & Drivers, Internet & Web, Networking, Performance, Tools 1997-03-14
Stub Library FAQ (HTML)
PLAT28: Explains stub libraries and their use, and differences between shared libraries and stub libraries.
Tools 1997-03-14
What is SetMovieDefaultDataRef? (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMTB48: Describes the routine SetMovieDefaultDataRef and includes sample code showing how to use it.
QuickTime 1997-03-14
Detecting a CD-ROM (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
DV18: Demonstrates CD-ROM drive detection.
Hardware & Drivers 1997-01-31
Saving QuickTime Movie Files (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMTB47: Explains a few complications one might face in creating and saving QuickTime movie files.
QuickTime 1997-01-31
ImageDescription Extension Format (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMCC04: Gives a reference for information on image description extensions.
QuickTime 1996-11-27
Multiple Resources with the Same Type and ID (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
TB30: Explains why Resource IDs should be unique within a given resource type within a given resource file.
Carbon 1996-11-27
QuickTime Preview Behavior (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMCC10: Describes the expected behavior of the create/update preview button in the SFPGetFilePreview dialog.
QuickTime 1996-11-27
T_DATA_REQ vs M_DATA TPI Message Blocks (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
NW42: Explains why OT passes data to a TPI module using M_DATA message blocks instead of M_PROTO+T_DATA_REQ.
Carbon, Cocoa, Core Foundation, Games, Hardware & Drivers, Internet & Web, Networking 1996-10-25
Derived Media Handler Components Update (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMCC08: Gives practical limits for data transfer rates under QuickTime 2.5.
QuickTime 1996-08-21
Movie Import Component Selectors (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMCC09: Explains why there is no documentation on the movie import API selectors: kMovieImportGetFileTypeSelect and kMovieImportDataRefSelect.
QuickTime 1996-08-21
QuickTime Music Architecture Header Update (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMA06: Explains missing and changed items in QuickTime 2.5.
QuickTime 1996-08-21
Server Endpoint 'qlen' Limit (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - NW38: Tells how to determine the maximum 'qlen' value which limits the number of supported handoff endpoints.
Carbon, Networking 1996-08-21
Calling CloseOpenTransport When Writing an App (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - NW36: Identifies a bug in Open Transport 1.1 which means your application must CloseOpenTransport before quitting.
Carbon, Networking 1996-07-03
OTScheduleSystemTask Cleanup (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - NW37: States the proper way to clean up any pending system tasks scheduled with OTScheduleSystemTask.
Carbon, Networking 1996-07-03
Making Input Gain Setting Changes (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND01: Changing the input gain setting on older Power Macs before recording.
Audio, Carbon 1996-06-01
siActive Channels Unsupported on Some Power Macs (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - SND03: siActive Channels is unsupported on some older PowerMacs (siUnknownInfoType returned by SPBGetDeviceInfo).
Audio, Carbon 1996-06-01
Aborting a OTConnect in Progress (HTML)
Deprecated - NW29: Describes the proper way to abort OTConnect, and why after calling OTSndDisconnect you may receive "kOTOutStateErr".
Carbon, Networking 1996-05-14
Handing Off TCP Connections to a Different Port (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
NW25: Explains that a passive TCP connection cannot hand off the connection to a different port address.
Networking 1996-05-14
How PBDTGetAPPL Chooses Which Copy of an App to Launch (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TB19: Explains how PBDTGetAppl() chooses which application copy to launch, and how to deal with the trash.
Carbon 1996-05-14
Locking an Area Using PBLockRange (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
OPS09: Describes the behavior of PBLockRange.
Carbon 1996-05-14
PSetSelfSend in Classic AppleTalk vs. Open Transport AppleTalk (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
NW23: Describes the relationship between PSetSelfSend in Classic AppleTalk and Open Transport AppleTalk.
Networking 1996-05-14
Synchronous TCP OTConnect Client Call Completes Before Server Responds (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - NW24: Explains why an OTConnect call will complete before the server responds.
Carbon, Networking 1996-05-14
TCP Application Acquires Different Port Address After Relaunch (HTML)
Deprecated - NW28: Explains why a server application acquires a different TCP/IP port address after restarting.
Networking 1996-05-14
TCP Option Sizes (HTML)
Deprecated - NW27: Tells where to get more information on TCP Option sizes and setting TCP Options.
Carbon, Networking 1996-05-14
DR Emulator Caches (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - HW28: Describes the Dynamic Recompiling emulator's cache, including a description of when to flush the cache.
Hardware & Drivers 1996-04-08
Error -3168 (kOTStateChangeErr) and Handoff Endpoints (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - NW22: Explains why a kOTStateChangeErr -3168 occurs when there is a handoff endpoint involved.
Carbon, Networking 1996-04-08
Closing the Connection: OpenTransport (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - NW20: Describes an orderly disconnect situation in Open Transport between two nodes.
Carbon, Networking 1996-03-04
Open Transport Error -3208: kEBADFErr (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
NW21: Explains why a call to OTSnd may result in a kEBADFErr -3208.
Carbon, Networking 1996-03-04
Linked Movies with Different Color Palettes (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
QTMRF07: Explains why a QuickTime movie shouldn't contain subMovies that have different color palettes.
QuickTime 1996-02-15
Locating a Font's Home File (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - TB18: Lists the steps necessary to find the home file of a given font.
Carbon, Text & Fonts 1996-02-15
Embedding ICC Profiles (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
CS06: Gives downloads for documents describing embedding ICC profiles in EPS, PICT, and TIFF files.
Graphics & Imaging 1996-02-09
Successful Call to NCWNewColorWorld (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
CS08: Explains the return value of NCWNewColorWorld and the CMWorldRef parameter as a valid return value when successful.
Graphics & Imaging 1996-02-09
Using Embedded EPS Profiles (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
CS09: Gives source on embedding ColorSync profiles in EPS as well as PICT and TIFF formats.
Graphics & Imaging 1996-02-09
Using qd and QDGlobals (HTML) (日本語 HTML)
Deprecated - QD40: Why a sample program compiled with SC may give the link error: undefined entry qd. Provides a solution.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, Tools, User Experience 1996-02-09
Using Temporary Memory with OpenPicture (HTML)
Deprecated - QD20: Provides several techniques of causing OpenPicture to allocate temporary memory for a picture handle.
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging, Performance, User Experience 1996-02-01
Converting RGB Colors to a Palette Index (HTML)
Deprecated - QD21: Explains how to convert RGB colors into the palette index created by an application.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 1995-09-15
Error -151 and NewGWorld (HTML)
Deprecated - QD18: Explains what the error code -151 means when in NewGWorld.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, Performance, User Experience 1995-09-15
Handling of Update Events While a Movie Plays (HTML)
Deprecated - QTMTB45: Describes timing issues that can be caused by applications calling WaitNextEvent while playing a QuickTime movie.
QuickTime 1995-09-15
How to Compute Data Rate for QuickTime Movies (HTML)
QTMTB46: Describes two methods of measuring the rate of samples for Quicktime movies.
QuickTime 1995-09-15
Incorrect Inside Macintosh Volume V documentation (HTML)
Deprecated - QD15: Identifies incorrect documentation in Inside Macintosh Volume V regarding the formats of PnPixPat and BkPixPat opcodes.
Carbon, Games, Graphics & Imaging, QuickTime 1995-09-15
Problem Getting PICTS to Display in Correct Colors (HTML)
Deprecated - QD24: Using a custom color table to get PICTs to display with the right colors in an offscreen GWorld.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 1995-09-15
Problem with PaintRgn on 256-color Screens (HTML)
Deprecated - QD23: PaintRgn with RGBForeColor and transfer mode addOver doesn't return color to original on 256-color-screens.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, Performance, User Experience 1995-09-15
Problems Creating a Mask for a Picture (HTML)
Deprecated - QD27: Demonstrates creating a mask where the mask is 0 for pure white pixels and 1 everywhere else.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 1995-09-15
Spooling in or out of CompressPicture or CompressImage (HTML)
Deprecated - QD17: Recommends alternatives to spooling the results of CompressPicture or CompressImage to or from disk.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging 1995-09-15
Window Manager and EraseRect (HTML)
Deprecated - QD26: Why WindowManager causes a flicker using EraseRect and provides a solution for this problem.
Carbon, Graphics & Imaging, User Experience 1995-09-15
Compressed and Uncompressed Samples in the Same Track (HTML)
QTMTB43: Recommends not to mix compressed and uncompressed data samples into the same sound track.
QuickTime 1995-08-01
Correction to SetMediaDataRef, short, not pointer (HTML)
QTMTB44: Makes a correction to the description of SetMediaDataRef in the QT2.0 CD.
QuickTime 1995-08-01
Creating Sample Descriptor Atoms for a Non-Mac Device (HTML)
QTPC06: Lists a reference for information on QuickTime atoms and their formats.
QuickTime 1995-08-01
Image Compression Dialog Options (HTML)
QTICM14: Describes how to display an extra Options button in the normal Image Compression dialog.
QuickTime 1995-08-01
MPEG Compression in QuickTime (HTML)
QTICM16: Describes extracting information from an MPEG movie file and placing it in a specific MPEG track.
QuickTime 1995-08-01
Specifying Chunk Sizes (HTML)
QTPC08: Discusses the meaning of a QuickTime movie atom's chunk value.
QuickTime 1995-08-01
Getting a List of Drivers & LUNs (logical unit numbers) (HTML)
Deprecated - DV04: Describes a legacy Mac OS technique for obtaining a list of SCSI Parallel drivers, devices, and LUNs.
Hardware & Drivers 1995-07-01
Setting the option button in the ICM dialog (HTML)
QTMCC02: Describes how your codec can display an extra Options button in the Standard Compression dialog.
QuickTime 1995-06-01
Using the Wide Routines in <FixMath.h> (HTML)
TB14: Details the Wide routines listed in the FixMath.h header (WideDivide, WideCompare, WideBitShift, WideShift, etc.).
Carbon 1995-06-01
Accessing Decompressed Images (HTML)
QTMTB27: Demonstrates the use of a transfer procedure to access a decompressed image and manipulate it prior to display.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Adding QuickTime Movie Data to Non-QuickTime Files (HTML)
QTMTB31: Describes how to embed QuickTime movies into files, and play back on Windows or Mac.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Choosing the Position Where a Movie is Pasted (HTML)
QTMTB26: Explains how the position of a pasted movie is determined and shows how to force a given location.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
CompressSequenceBegin & Ethernet in QuickTime (HTML)
QTICM13: Describes resolving an issue with missing ImageDescription when sending compressed images over Ethernet using CompressSequenceBegin.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Correct Time Values (HTML)
QTMTB32: Demonstrates finding correct time values for GetMoviePict to get all the frames of a QuickTime movie.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Creating Thumbnail PICTs (HTML)
QTICM08: Describes transforming the generic icons of QuickTime PICT-created files into thumbnail icons of these PICTs.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Determining QuickDrawVideo Media Pixel Depth (HTML)
QTMTB17: Demonstrates how to retrieve the pixel depth of a QuickTime video media or movie.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Developing a QuickTime Musical Instrument (HTML)
Deprecated - QTMA05: Explains resolving the lack of QuickTime 2.0 API support for creating new music components.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Functions that Modify Movie Properties, QuickTime Track, and Movie Sound Volume (HTML)
QTMTB39: Explains movie volume values, and how to exceed the maximum level using Sound Manager 3.0.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
GDGetScale (HTML)
Deprecated - QTICM04: Describes the function call GDGetScale, its parameters, and errors it may encounter.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
GDHasScale (HTML)
Deprecated - QTICM03: Describes the function GDHasScale; lists what it returns, its main purpose, parameters, and possible errors.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
GDSetScale (HTML)
Deprecated - QTICM05: Describes the function GDSetScale, its parameters, and the errors it may encounter.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
How to Get the First Video Frame (HTML)
QTMCC01: Describes how to get the first frame of a movie using GetMovieNextInterestingTime.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
How to Tell Whether a Picture is QuickTime-Compressed (HTML)
QTICM02: Details how to determine whether a picture's QuickTime-compressed, contains QuickTime-compressed images, and type of compression used.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
MCSetClip and Clipping with the Movie Controller (HTML)
QTMTB18: Tells why the movie controller ignores the clip set by SetMovieDisplayClipRgn and shows a correct clipping technique.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
PICT, QuickTime-Compressed Testing (HTML)
QTICM09: Details how to determine whether a picture's QuickTime-compressed, contains QuickTime-compressed images, and type of compression used
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Preroll Movies (HTML)
QTMTB42: Lists the advantages of calling PreRollMovie to improve the performance of QuickTime movies.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
QuickTime & Noise Problems (HTML)
QTPC02: Talks about ways to reduce noise in movies created with the CinePak codec.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
QuickTime & PutMovieIntoDataFork, Offsets (HTML)
QTMTB34: Explains restrictions on moving movie data around in a file after creation; also gives work arounds.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
QuickTime Sound (HTML)
QTMRF04: Explains what the sowt and the twos format is in QuickTime.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
QuickTime Toolbox GetMovieTime Call (HTML)
QTMTB38: Provides the calls to change the current time and to reposition a movie to play from the start.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Retrieving Audio from QuickTime Files (HTML)
QTMTB30: Describes how to retrieve audio from QuickTime files in 1 second chunks.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Setting a Movie's Clipping Region (HTML)
QTMTB23: Explains why ShowMoviePoster doesn't honor the clipping region when clipped to the cell size.
QuickTime 1995-05-01
Special Profile Sizes in ColorSync Manager (HTML)
CS03: Answers several questions on special profile sizes in ColorSync Manager and other efficiency issues.
Graphics & Imaging 1995-05-01
Stepping Through QuickTime-Movie (HTML)
QTMTB28: Describes how to get the first frame of a movie using GetMovieNextInterestingTime.
QuickTime 1995-05-01