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May 6, 2005
(This post is from my old, old, super old site. My views have changed over the years, hopefully my writing has improved, and there is now more than a handful of folks reading my site. Enjoy.)

Friday, May 6th, 2005

VoodooPad 2.1 beta 4 is ready.

I hate threads. Especially the ones that make VoodooPad crash.

Anyway...

I discovered some interesting behavior when subclassing NSDocument yesterday. Don't rely on [self fileName] while you are inside dataRepresentationOfType:, because [self fileName] just might be null... like when you are saving an existing document that lives on .mac. Is that a bug? I'm not sure. Maybe I'll report it for good measure.

10.4 added support for tables and ordered lists in standard NSTextViews- and VoodooPad on 10.4 now takes advantage of that. There are now a couple of new menus "Tables..., Lists..." to add those elements. I'd pat myself on the back for a job well done, but really all I had to do was add a couple of new menu items. Cocoa took care of the rest.

-- posted 8:13 pm