Re: What's in the " .mb" files????
- Subject: [mg2708] Re: What's in the " .mb" files????
- From: wagner at bullwinkle.cs.Colorado.EDU (Dave Wagner)
- Date: Sat, 9 Dec 1995 01:53:40 -0500
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- Organization: University of Colorado, Boulder
In article <4a3ebs$qnc at dragonfly.wri.com>, George Jefferson <george at mech.seas.upenn.edu> wrote: (Actually, I wrote this) >:Macintosh users note: if you've got some gigantic notebook files that >:are taking up too much space, the culprit is usually screen images for >:the graphics in the file, which are stored in the file's resource >:fork. If you have a resource editor such as resEdit you can open the >:resource fork and delete those resources. > >isn't there some "save as" format that would achieve that end? > Huh, you learn something new every day. If you select "Save as Special" from the file menu and leave everything set to the default setting (Notebook (Text)), then you do indeed get a notebook file with a very small resource fork. The next time you open the notebook, the graphics get re-rendered by the front-end. Dave Wagner Principia Consulting (303) 786-8371 dbwagner at princon.com http://www.princon.com/princon