Kashia Buch wrote:
> Hi
> 
> On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 13:47:15 +0100, Jaypee <rf.oodanaw / sd.eepyaj> wrote:
> 
>> nib files are plain text files, so with such simple text tools as an
>> editor with a "compare files" built-in command, or a "diff" you can get
>> an idea of where the difference is.
>> J-P
> 
> 
> I'm afraid I have to disagree on that. .nib files are folders, not 
> simple  text files. A nib folder consists of 3 parts, classes.nib, 
> info.nib and  keyedobjects.nib. While the first two are text files, the 
> second is a  binary file. To "debug" the .nib, use nibtool, "nibtool 
> --help".
> 
> Basically "nibtool --classes MainMenu.nib" returns the same as in the  
> classes.nib, but you can also return all the objects, the hierarchy of 
> the  objects and all connections between them.
> 
> I've once built a .nib > ruby classes converter prototype, you can ask 
> me  if you want to have a look on it.
> 
> Kash
> 
> 
You absolutely correct, I happened to have opened one of the text files.
J-P