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Step into Xcode Mac OS X Development by Fritz Anderson

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Chapter 17. Finishing Touches

Trimming the Menus

When we created the Linear project, the MainMenu.nib we got was generic for a document-based application. Most of the contents of the menu bar in that Nib do apply to Linear, but a few items will never be used, and a handful still refer to NewApplication. Now that we’ve settled on a final feature set, we can edit the menu bar to reflect what Linear does.

Double-click MainMenu.nib in either the Groups &Files list or the Finder. When the file opens, double-click the MainMenu icon in the Nib window to make sure that the prototype menu bar is visible.

  • The Application menu is named NewApplication in the Nib. If you’ve been observant, you’ve seen that when Linear is running, this menu is named Linear. That’s ...

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