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What are the benefits and drawbacks of dialog sheets as seen in Mac OS X?

Introduced with the original Mac OS X were dialog sheets: As I understand (not being a Mac user) these sheets are modal, requiring user interaction in the current window, but not limiting the user ...
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How can I make a preference window that is good at tweaking theming settings?

I'm working on a file manager where the user can change text properties, the same way as in programming editors: font-family, font-size, antialiasing, background-color, foreground-color. Currently I ...
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What to put in the About box?

I wonder what useful stuff one can put in an About box in a Mac OS X program. Most basic the About box displays Program icon Program name Version number Copyright More sophisticated ones ...