Re: [NTLK] OS 9 NCU Does not see packages anywhere!

From: johnc (
Date: Tue Nov 09 2004 - 21:46:57 PST

On Nov 10, 2004, at 12:25 AM, Brendan Nystedt wrote:

> I installed NCU onto a Beige PM G3 (because it's the last to have
> serial!) and I download packages but they are nowhere to be found when
> the Newton is docked and ready to load packages! What is up? Is there
> a trick for NCU to make it identify the package files?

There's a program called PackType which can change the type and creator
codes to those of a Newton package. Or you can use this AppleScript:

property chgCreator : "pkgX"
property chgType : "pkg "

on open currList
        tell application "Finder"
                set currListCount to count of items in currList
                set currItem to 0
                repeat currListCount times
                        set currItem to currItem + 1
                        set creator type of item currItem of currList to chgCreator
                        set file type of item currItem of currList to chgType
                end repeat
        end tell
end open

Should do the trick.


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