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.osx: Tweak some more hidden preferences

Thanks to @Lri! Ref. #5.
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@@ -29,6 +29,9 @@ defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleShowScrollBars -string "Always"
# Allow quitting Finder via ⌘ + Q; doing so will also hide desktop icons
defaults write com.apple.finder QuitMenuItem -bool true
+# Disable window animations and Get Info animations in Finder
+defaults write com.apple.finder DisableAllAnimations -bool true
+
# Show all filename extensions in Finder
defaults write NSGlobalDomain AppleShowAllExtensions -bool true
@@ -56,6 +59,10 @@ defaults write com.apple.dock show-process-indicators -bool true
# Don’t animate opening applications from the Dock
defaults write com.apple.dock launchanim -bool false
+# Display ASCII control characters using caret notation in standard text views
+# Try e.g. `cd /tmp; unidecode "\x{0000}" > cc.txt; open -e cc.txt`
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSTextShowsControlCharacters -bool true
+
# Disable press-and-hold for keys in favor of key repeat
defaults write NSGlobalDomain ApplePressAndHoldEnabled -bool false
@@ -65,7 +72,7 @@ defaults write NSGlobalDomain KeyRepeat -int 0
# Disable auto-correct
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticSpellingCorrectionEnabled -bool false
-# Disable window animations
+# Disable opening and closing window animations
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSAutomaticWindowAnimationsEnabled -bool false
# Enable AirDrop over Ethernet and on unsupported Macs running Lion
@@ -79,6 +86,7 @@ defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages skip-verify-remote -bool true
# Automatically open a new Finder window when a volume is mounted
defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages auto-open-ro-root -bool true
defaults write com.apple.frameworks.diskimages auto-open-rw-root -bool true
+defaults write com.apple.finder OpenWindowForNewRemovableDisk -bool true
# Display full POSIX path as Finder window title
defaults write com.apple.finder _FXShowPosixPathInTitle -bool true
@@ -121,21 +129,27 @@ defaults write com.apple.Safari DebugSnapshotsUpdatePolicy -int 2
# Enable Safari’s debug menu
defaults write com.apple.Safari IncludeInternalDebugMenu -bool true
+# Make Safari’s search banners default to Contains instead of Starts With
+defaults write com.apple.Safari FindOnPageMatchesWordStartsOnly -bool false
+
# Remove useless icons from Safari’s bookmarks bar
defaults write com.apple.Safari ProxiesInBookmarksBar "()"
+# Add a context menu item for showing the Web Inspector in web views
+defaults write NSGlobalDomain WebKitDeveloperExtras -bool true
+
# Only use UTF-8 in Terminal.app
defaults write com.apple.terminal StringEncodings -array 4
# Disable the Ping sidebar in iTunes
defaults write com.apple.iTunes disablePingSidebar -bool true
-# Make ⌘ + F focus the search input in iTunes
-defaults write com.apple.iTunes NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add "Target Search Field" "@F"
-
# Disable all the other Ping stuff in iTunes
defaults write com.apple.iTunes disablePing -bool true
+# Make ⌘ + F focus the search input in iTunes
+defaults write com.apple.iTunes NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add "Target Search Field" "@F"
+
# Disable send and reply animations in Mail.app
defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableReplyAnimations -bool true
defaults write com.apple.Mail DisableSendAnimations -bool true
@@ -155,7 +169,7 @@ chflags nohidden ~/Library
# Disable local Time Machine backups
hash tmutil &> /dev/null && sudo tmutil disablelocal
-# Remove Dropbox’s green checkmark icons in Finder.app
+# Remove Dropbox’s green checkmark icons in Finder
file=/Applications/Dropbox.app/Contents/Resources/check.icns
[ -e "$file" ] && mv -f "$file" "$file.bak"
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