Index of com.apple preference lists?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by orvn, Mar 29, 2012.

  1. orvn macrumors 6502

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    I have just looking for a preference setting to change the time period in iChat before my status is set to idle.

    I'm looking through com.apple.ichat.plist, but can't find a relevant parameter to change.

    Is there a database or index somewhere that depicts plist contents in an easy-to-search and descriptive manner?

    Thanks.
     
  2. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    You can change the default timeout value (600 seconds) in iChat by entering the following command in Terminal:
    defaults write com.apple.ichatagent UserIdleTimeout x​
    where x is the new value, in seconds.
     
  3. orvn thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Ah, ichatagent! That's where the sucker was hiding. Thank you.

    Is there a database of this stuff I can search for future reference?
     
  4. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Not really. I find it's quite effective to just Google whatever issue I'm having, since just about anything you can think of has been encountered by many others before.
     
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