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Chapter 5. Preferences Files > Discovering Undocumented Preferences

5.4. Discovering Undocumented Preferences

TOOLS YOU NEED

For working through the examples in this section, you'll need the following applications:

  • Terminal (/Applications/Utilities)

  • The strings command


If you've browsed through the web sites that post Mac OS X hints and tips, you've probably been startled by some of the undocumented tips and features that pop up on a regular basis. Exposé's blob control (see sidebar) burst onto the scene shortly after Panther was introduced. The blob provides just one example of a "How in the hell did they find that?" undocumented preference.


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