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twitter-mac Circular Avatars
defaults write com.twitter.twitter-mac CircularAvatars -boolean
finder Default location for new Finder windows
defaults write com.apple.finder NewWindowTargetPath -string
finder Type of NewWindowTargetPath
defaults write com.apple.finder NewWindowTarget -string
iterm2 Split pane dimming amount
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 SplitPaneDimmingAmount -float
iterm2 Hotkey window animation speed (in secs)
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 HotkeyTermAnimationDuration -float
iterm2 Search URL
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 SearchCommand -string
iterm2 Tabs: optimum width
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 OptimumTabWidth -integer
iterm2 Tabs: minimum compact width
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 MinCompactTabWidth -integer
iterm2 Tabs: minimum width
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 MinTabWidth -integer
iterm2 Tabs: use uneven tabs
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 UseUnevenTabs -boolean
iterm2 Experimental optimizations
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 ExperimentalOptimizationsEnabled -boolean
iterm2 URL characters (besides alphanumerics)
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 URLCharacterSet -string
iterm2 Three finger tap emulates three finger click
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 ThreeFingerTapEmulatesThreeFingerClick -boolean
iterm2 Smart cursor color fg threshold
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 SmartCursorColorFgThreshold -float
iterm2 Smart cursor color bg theshold
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 SmartCursorColorBgThreshold -float
iterm2 Allow Growl notifications for foreground tab
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 GrowlOnForegroundTabs -boolean
iterm2 Set LC_CTYPE when locale environment vars are set
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 DoNotSetCtype -boolean-neg
iterm2 Pinch gesture changes font size
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 PinchToChangeFontSizeDisabled -boolean-neg
iterm2 Paste (slow) delay (in secs) between chunks
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 SlowPasteDelayBetweenCalls -float
iterm2 Paste (slow) chunk size
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 SlowPasteBytesPerCall -integer
iterm2 Paste (regular) delay (in secs) between chunks
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 QuickPasteDelayBetweenCalls -float
iterm2 Paste (regular) chunk size
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 QuickPasteBytesPerCall -integer
iterm2 Number of paste history entries saved
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 MaxPasteHistoryEntries -integer
iterm2 Reconfiguration delay (in secs) after monitor change
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 UpdateScreenParamsDelay -float
iterm2 Minimum running time (in secs) before auto quit
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 MinRunningTime -float
iterm2 Open file in new window
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 OpenFileInNewWindows -boolean
iterm2 Trim whitespace in selections copied to pasteboard
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 TrimWhitespaceOnCopy -boolean
iterm2 Number of coprocess commands remembered
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 Coprocess MRU -integer
iterm2 Number of entries in autocomplete menu
defaults write com.googlecode.iterm2 AutocompleteMaxOptions -integer
GlobalPreferences (10.10) Dark Mode HotKey
defaults write /Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences _HIEnableThemeSwitchHotKey -boolean
cyberduck Bonjour notification limit (0 to disable)
defaults write ch.sudo.cyberduck rendezvous.notification.limit -integer
loginwindow Toggle power button behaviour
defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.loginwindow PowerButtonSleepsSystem -BOOL
MDRP Activate Technical Window option in Window menu
defaults write com.mdrp.MDRP mKeepTechnicalWindow -boolean
Every App Dual right-click action
defaults -currentHost write -g com.apple.trackpad.enableSecondaryClick -boolean
GitHub Disable GitHub Conduit
defaults write com.github.GitHub GHShouldDisableConduit -boolean
Maps Debugging Maps Debugging
com.apple.defaults.managed DebugPanelEnabled -None
Chrome Enable page swipe back/forward navigation
defaults write com.google.Chrome AppleEnableSwipeNavigateWithScrolls -boolean
textwrangler (4.5.7) Reopening files: Attempt to remount volumes that are not available
defaults write com.barebones.textwrangler AllowVolumeMountDuringStateRestore -boolean
Grab File type for screen capture
defaults write marvafabienlibraryfolder type -string
OpenEmu Enable 'Secrets' preferences tab (debug menu)
defaults write org.openemu.OpenEmu debug -boolean
Preview Auto-rotate by default when printing
defaults write com.apple.Preview PVImagePrintingAutoRotate -boolean
Preview Scale images by default when printing
defaults write com.apple.Preview PVImagePrintingScaleMode -boolean
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FaceTime Custom Ringtone
defaults write com.apple.FaceTime CustomRingtone -path
dock Dock Appearance Clear
defaults write com.apple.dock hide-mirror -bool
plist Dis/Enable Show All File Extensions
defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllExtensions -boolean
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iCal Days In Week View
defaults write com.apple.iCal CalUIDebugDefaultDaysInWeekView -numeric
iBooks Show debug menu in iBooks
defaults write com.apple.iBooksX BKShowDebugMenu -boolean
storeagent Show Debug Menu in Mac App Store
defaults write com.apple.storeagent ShowDebugMenu -boolean
finder Enable internal debug menu (developer preview)
defaults write com.apple.finder ShowDebugMenu -bool
Xcode Enable internal debug menu
defaults write com.apple.dt.Xcode ShowDVTDebugMenu -bool
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GlobalPreferences (10.7) Enable-Disable Fast User Switching in the System UI Server Menu Bar
defaults write /Library/Preferences/GlobalPreferences defaults write /Library/Preferences/.GlobalPreferences MultipleSessionEnabled -bool NO -boolean
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MPlayerX Forward skip time
defaults write org.niltsh.MPlayerX SeekStepTimeR -float
MPlayerX Back skip time
defaults write org.niltsh.MPlayerX SeekStepTimeL -float
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