What do you do if your Mac starts up in the wrong language, or even worse if it’s stuck in the wrong keyboard when you’re trying to type in your password?
Like many other parts of the macOS human interface, its Services menus are heavily used by some users, […]
Where to find hidden global default settings, and how to change them without paying for a utility like MacPilot.
Got a setting that you just can’t get to stick properly? Here’s a listing of preference files for Sierra, and pointers to all sorts of other settings too.
This new version improves control behaviours in the preferences sheet. Is it ready for final release now?
How much more difficult is it to write your own code to handle user preferences, rather than letting UserDefaults handle them?
Developers should consider letting users export and import suites of settings, to determine an app’s persona, or flavours of working environment.
Adds the ability to export and import libraries of custom predicates, styles, and filters to property list files, independently of preferences – a leap forward.
Creating a drop-down sheet to let the user change preference settings is a bit intricate, but straightforward.
The current macOS implementation of preferences is appalling design in every respect, and is essentially undocumented even for developers. Is this the way that macOS is heading?