Building Cocoa Applications: A Step by Step Guide

Errata for Building Cocoa Applications: A Step by Step Guide

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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 128
Example 4-5

The second line of this example reads: int main(int argc,char **argv) It should read: int main(int argc,char *argv)

Anonymous   
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Page 233
Top of page, Step 2, referring to Controller.h

@interface Controller:Object

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
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Page 307
Step 22

"disclusure triangle" NOW READS: "disclosure triangle"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
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Page 333
6th line of code in Step 16

path = [ [NSBundle mainBundle] pathForAuxiliaryExecutable:@"Evaluator"]; Should be: path = [ [NSBundle mainBundle] pathForResource:@"Evaluator" ofType:@""];

Anonymous   
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Page 368
Source codes under 3. and 4.

3. - (init) NOW READS: - (id)init 4. All import sentences ARE NOW enclosed with "". For example, not #import RTF.h but #import "RTF.h"

Anonymous    Mar 01, 2004
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Page 383
Step 1 and Step 2

Both in step 1 and 2 the text commands you to edit the non-existent file "MathController.m" file. Of course, there is no MathController.m, and instead you should edit the MathDocument.m file in both steps.

Anonymous   
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Page 508
FROM READER: Code sample in step 13

GraphPaper's TrackGraphingView class adds a tracking rect to itself in its initWithFrame method. A working tracking rect is not added to the TrackGraphingView object, because (I assume) the object has not yet been unarchived from the nib file when initWithFrame is called. This does not affect the program's functionality, as a working tracking rect is added when the graph method calls getFormAndScaleView. Nevertheless, this issue might cause confusion when readers attempt to implement tracking rects in our own applications. FROM AUTHOR: We should remove the call in initWithFrame:

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