[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Yosemite cursors, helpbook window

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From: Mark A Chappell <mark.chappell@...>
Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:54:16 +0000
FAR off topic but as you may have noticed, Yosemite’s Mail program shows the message author’s initials in a gray circle at upper right.   Brian, yours are …. unfortunate.

cheers, Mark

> On Oct 24, 2014, at 12:37 PM, Brian S <fblistserve@...> wrote:
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> Brian wrote:
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>>> You might be able to send the help window process a quit Apple event
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> The basic command is:
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> SendAppleEvent _kCoreEventClass, _kAEQuitApplication, 0, 0, "Help Viewer"
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> You could try it to find out if Help Viewer will accept a quit event.
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> You’d want to check conditions to make sure Help Viewer isn’t being used for another app. Since the Help Viewer window is floating, determining what the user wants might be tricky. For example, the user could be in Apple Mail, invoke the Help Viewer for Mail help and now switch to some other app( maybe your app ) but Help Viewer window stays in the foreground and it’s possible the user wants the Help Viewer window open to the Mail help.
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> Brian
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