pList


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pList

(1) (Properties LIST) A file in the Mac and GNUstep environments that stores user settings. The pList is also used to hold meta-data about Mac application bundles (see APP file).

(2) (Plist) (Permanent-LIST) A table of bad and marginal hard disk sectors that were found at the time of manufacture. See hard disk defect management.
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Furthermore, SQLite Database Browser was used to analyse database file and Plist Editor was used to analyse Apple Property List file.
plist, and it contains a list of programs that are affected by Apple's anti-malware function.
plist that contains a list of programs that can use Apple's anti-malware function.
The usage details for the new version of TNPACK are the same as described in Schlick and Fogelson [1992a] except for small changes involving the two work arrays OPLIST and PLIST.
The arrays OPLIST and PLIST (of dimension 20) are required in TNPACK to specify options and parameters for minimization.
Initially, the plist for a sub- or topaction contains one guardian, the creating guardian.
Furthermore, SQLite Database Browser was used to analyze database file and Plist Editor was used to analyze Apple Property List file.
Tweaking preferences by hacking plist files or using the defaults command
The latter option, however, is not available for two models mentioned in the plist file that have not yet been released: MP60 (sixth-generation Mac Pro or MacPro6, x) and IM130 (13-generation iMac or iMac13, x).