Articles posted in July, 2005

iMac G5 trouble-shooting saga: the conclusion

Friday, July 29th, 2005 • 6:01 pm

How a defective iMac G5 system was eventually fixed.

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Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) Tip: How to keep a widget open after exiting Dashboard

Friday, July 29th, 2005 • 10:26 am

Apple’s tip to temporarily move a widget from Dashboard to the main Mac OS X environment.

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Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger) Tip: Create a smart folder for file name searches

Thursday, July 28th, 2005 • 3:19 pm

A tip to speed up the process of searching for a file/folder by name in Mac OS X 10.4.

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Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger): Using quotation marks in Spotlight queries

Thursday, July 28th, 2005 • 2:44 pm

The incredibly confusing effect of quotation marks in Spotlight searches.

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Mail 2.0: Search results disappear after messages are moved

Thursday, July 28th, 2005 • 12:08 pm

Experimenting with Mail 2.0′s search feature causes a complete break-down.

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Smart Folders: What happens when several search results have the same file name

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005 • 3:35 pm

Very inelegant behaviour in Tiger’s Finder when copying multiple file search results with the same name.

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GarageBand 2.0.2: Fixes problem with ‘Open Recent’ menu

Wednesday, July 27th, 2005 • 3:19 pm

GarageBand 2.0.2 update fixes problem with “Open Recent” menu.

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GarageBand 2.0: More keyboard shortcuts than the site says

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005 • 11:56 am

Where to find the complete list of keyboard shortcuts for GarageBand 2.0.

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GarageBand 2.0: Moving selected notes up or down with the keyboard

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005 • 11:05 am

Strange limitations when it comes to using cursor keys to move notes up or down in GarageBand 2.0.

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GarageBand 2.0 Tip: Using ‘Musical Typing’ for sustain pedal

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005 • 10:56 am

A tip to use the Tab key as a sustain pedal, even with a USB controller.

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Help Viewer: Ugly smears with icon on dark background

Tuesday, July 26th, 2005 • 10:16 am

A glaring illustration of Apple’s neglect when it comes to Help Viewer.

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Safari: Clearing ‘Icons’ cache to make favicon.ico work

Monday, July 25th, 2005 • 5:26 pm

A tip to make site icons (favicons) refresh properly in Safari.

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Word 2004: Dumb ‘smart cut-and-paste’ behaviour when it comes to text formatting

Monday, July 25th, 2005 • 4:50 pm

Description of an annoying side-effect of the “Smart Cut-and-Paste” feature in Word 2004.

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From pMachine to WordPress: Addendum regarding URL rewriting

Sunday, July 24th, 2005 • 4:29 pm

An addendum regarding URL rewriting for the pMachine to WordPress transition.

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Nikka Costa, Can’tneverdidnothin’ (2005)

Saturday, July 23rd, 2005 • 6:34 pm

A quick review of Nikka Costa’s latest album.

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