2006-04-21

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This bug is System Events does not allow insertion of Login Items. It was filed on 2006-04-21 at 20:53 PDT.


Summary:

No supported way exists to insert a login item at a specific index, rather than just the end.

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Run the following AppleScript script: tell application "System Events" to make new login item at login item 1 with properties {name:"Foo", path:"X:Y:Z:Foo", kind:"application", hidden:false}

Expected Results:

The login item is inserted at the start of the list.

Actual Results:

The login item is inserted at the end of the list.

Regression:

None known.

Notes:

None.

Workaround:

Edit loginwindow.plist directly.


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