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Making It Macintosh

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making_it_macintosh.cdr_.sit (29.26 MB)
MD5: 77518ad2246cb68898150f07bcbf4feb
For System 7.0 - 7.6 - Mac OS 9
Emulation
This app works with: SheepShaver, Basilisk II,

"Making It Macintosh", also known as "Electronic Guide to Macintosh Human Interface Design", is an interactive guide to human-computer interface design for the Macintosh. This CD-ROM disc contains over 100 animated examples that demonstrate the correct use of Macintosh interface elements and that help you identify and solve interface design problems. It includes visual examples illustrating the appearance and behavior of key interface elements such as menus, windows, dialog boxes, icons, language, and QuickTime. Making It Macintosh is a companion to Apple's Macintosh Human Interface Guidelines (Addison-Wesley), a book that provides a wealth of useful information, from interface design principles to detailed interface specifications. Together, Making It Macintosh and Macintosh Human Interface Guidelines are the essential guides for anyone designing or creating a product for Macintosh computers.

Description source: Barnesandnoble.com

The disc includes QuickTime 1.6.1, Apple DocViewer 1.1.1 and HyperCard Player 2.1.

See also: Inside Macintosh, Apple Developer CD Series, Volumes I & II (1989), Apple Developer CD Series Volume III: A Disc Called Wanda, Apple Developer CDs 1992, QuickTime 2.0 Software Development Kit CD-ROM, Inside Macintosh CD-ROM, Designing Cards and Drivers for the Macintosh Family, Apple Guide to the Macintosh Family Hardware

Compatibility
Architecture: 68k

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IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2011, November 8 - 5:57pm

@IIGS_User: It is simpler to copy the content to disk then create a Disk Copy .img from it for use in Mini vMac. However it may be not worth doing even this.

That's true. Grade

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by MikeTomTom - 2011, November 8 - 1:12am

@IIGS_User: It is simpler to copy the content to disk then create a Disk Copy .img from it for use in Mini vMac. However it may be not worth doing even this.

The "Making It Macintosh" program on the disk requires a minimum 3200k to run which is a problem for MvM running SSW 7.0 or later to spare. It also requires QuickTime 1.5 or newer, 1.6.1 is supplied (and will not run on the Mac Plus 68000 CPU) so you can't use this application at all or view any of the animations. You can read the supplied DocViewer documentation, but thats about it.

FWIW, I was able to mount the .cdr OK using the Virtual CD/DVD ROM Utility from here, running on the experimental Mac II version of MvM (with 8 MB RAM). The Virtual CD utility will not run on the stable MvM Mac Plus Emulator tho' as it requires a minimum of 4MB free RAM to run.

IIGS_User's picture
by IIGS_User - 2011, November 7 - 7:00pm

*If* the stuff included on this disc is compatible to Mini vMac, I could accept to initialize this disc within Mini vMac. Once initialized and copied the stuff onto that disc image, it should work as usual.
But this working doesn't create an untouched original media some peoples want. Wink

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by MikeTomTom - 2011, November 7 - 6:39am

@IIGS_User: its not mounting in Mini vMac for me either. MvM on XP, running Mac SSW 7.1.1. Have tried dragging into MvM window to mount and mounting from MvM menu, both methods result in "This is not a Macintosh disk" error message and asks to initialize the disk. Renaming the ".cdr" to ".img" and ".iso" made no difference - Yet it mounts OK in Basilisk II and SheepShaver.

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by IIGS_User - 2011, November 6 - 12:30pm

Someone should check this item with Mini vMac, please.
My Mini vMac configuration won't mount this, even with Mac OS 7.5 booted.

Edit: Replaced 'xxx 7' by 'Mac OS 7' - IIGS User