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3-21] How do I automatically launch something? Change the CD icon?




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This article is from the CD-Recordable FAQ, by Andy McFadden (fadden@fadden.com) with numerous contributions by others.

3-21] How do I automatically launch something? Change the CD icon?

(2002/10/15)

This can get surprisingly involved on a PC. The next few sub-sections
go into detail. For a Mac, the answers are pretty simple:

You can use the Macintosh equivalent of Autorun (QuickTime 2.0 Autostart)
to automatically launch an application or document on the Mac. The
"-auto" flag of mkhybrid (6-1-32) lets you specify this.

Changing the icon on the Mac can be done by using Toast to record a disc
image (record by "Volume" instead of "Files and Folders"). Change the icon
on the disc image file from the Command-I window in the Finder, then record
it.


 

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