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File & Component Locations

The following table lists the components & files installed/created by Dialectic (~ is shorthand for your Home folder):

Dialectic applicationDialectic.app/Applications/No
Services (OS X 10.6 - 10.7)Dial Selection with Dialectic.workflow*~/Library/Services/Yes
Contextual MenuDialecticCM.plugin*/Library/Contextual Menu Items/ or
~/Library/Contextual Menu Items/
Address Book Plug-InDialecticABPlugIn.bundle/Library/Address Book Plug-Ins/ or
~/Library/Address Book Plug-Ins/
Firefox Extensiondialecticdialer@jonn8.com~/Library/Application Support/Firefox/Profiles/default/extensions/Yes
Quicksilver ActionDial via Dialectic.scpt~/Library/Application Support/Quicksilver/Actions/Yes
Dialectic Application Support FolderDialectic~/Library/Application Support/No
Call Logcom.jen.dialectic.log.plist~/Library/Application Support/Dialectic/No
Notepaddialectic_notes.txt~/Library/Application Support/Dialectic/No
Quick Dialcom.jen.dialectic.qdn.plist~/Library/Application Support/Dialectic/No
While You Were Out notescom.jen.dialectic.wywo.plist~/Library/Application Support/Dialectic/No
Verbose Logdialectic.log~/Library/Logs/Dialectic/Yes

* Obsolete and no longer included with Dialectic.

Address Book Plug-In, Firefox Extension, & Quicksilver Action can all be installed or removed from the extras section of the Dialectic preferences.

If you are experiencing problems, the best first step is to quit Dialectic then delete the preferences file (com.jen.dialectic.plist). This will resolve most problems and reset Dialectic to its “factory defaults” but you will still retain your Call Log, Notepad, & Quick Dial list.

You can reveal the Call Log file (com.jen.dialectic.log.plist) in the Finder by Option-double-clicking on the Call Log window title bar.

You can reveal the Notepad file (dialectic_notes.txt) in the Finder by Option-double-clicking on the Notepad window title bar.

Please be aware that other scripts or files that you optionally download from the Online Resources may be on your system after removing Dialectic though they won’t cause any problems by remaining on your drive after Dialectic has been removed.

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