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psychodork 07-14-2009 07:49 AM

I'm new at this...editing open source programs?
 
Hello. My programming knowledge is a bit limited (I've taken freshman level courses in college), but I want to (try to) edit an open source program called itheater for my own use. I've never really programed on a mac before, either (applescript is about it)...so I'm sorry if I'm asking stupid questions.

I'm looking to duplicate a module, edit it slightly, and add it to the interface. I went into the applications contents folder, found the module's file and duplicated it, but I can't figure out how to edit it, or how to put it into the interface or preferance panel. Can anyone point me in the right direction, please?

xstep 07-15-2009 03:05 PM

You can edit the file in TextEdit or the Xcode editor.

It sounds like you are editing a code file so you'll need Xcode installed to compile it.

Since I don't know anything about that application, I don't know about the preference panel stuff.


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