Discussion in 'Mac Programming' started by prostuff1, Jul 5, 2009.

  1. prostuff1 macrumors 65816


    Jul 29, 2005
    Don't step into the kawoosh...
    I have been working on the open source app Transmission and making some changes to it so that it is a little more function to me.

    I have a working version up here if anyone wants to take a look at it. I have the basics of what I would like to to do done, but now I want to extend it a little bit.

    Now, with that said I would like to get one thing working for the next release and I need some guidance. I would like to implement a custom "image" for the StatusItems image. I basically want to something similar to MenuMeters or Little Snitch, in that the "images" are dynamic and changing. I want to display the upload and download speeds in the menubar like I currently do in the menu itself. If anyone can point me in the right direction, or wants to help me in my endeavor it would be much appreciated.
  2. kainjow Moderator emeritus


    Jun 15, 2000
    You can set a custom view on an status item with the setView: method, so you'd want to subclass NSView and add in your own text fields and other subviews.

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