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Articles posted in October, 2006

Windows XP on Mac Pro: Pretty impressive

Monday, October 30th, 2006 • 2:37 pm

Both Boot Camp and Parallels offer pretty good solutions.

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LATEXT: ‘Because We Can’ (MP3, 08:28)

Tuesday, October 24th, 2006 • 11:40 am

Not because we have to /Not because we should…

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Word 2004, Postscript fonts and the non-breaking space: It is the 11.3.0 update after all

Monday, October 23rd, 2006 • 9:52 pm

The “fix” for the problem was actually quite deliberate on Microsoft’s part. Which makes the whole situation utterly ridiculous. These guys really are incompetent.

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Microsoft Office 2004: Update addresses problem with non-breaking spaces and Postscript fonts?

Monday, October 23rd, 2006 • 3:04 pm

Something got fixed–but was it by Microsoft or Apple? And it’s definitely not enough.

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Mac Pro: Problems with Apple Pro Keyboard (continued)

Friday, October 20th, 2006 • 2:27 pm

It affects all applications, and the replacement keyboard (same model, wrong layout) has the same problem.

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What exactly is wrong with the white Apple Pro Keyboard?

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006 • 2:26 pm

New computer, same problem with double keystrokes with Apple’s keyboard.

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Mac Pro (2.66 GHz): First impressions

Saturday, October 14th, 2006 • 4:45 pm

Fast and slick, but most importantly, amazingly quiet.

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Word Processing Tip: Using paragraph spacing to add space between items in bullet or numbered lists

Thursday, October 12th, 2006 • 3:14 pm

Do not create space between list items by adding empty paragraphs!

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Human Interface Guidelines 101 for Adobe applications

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006 • 10:17 am

More user-hostile stuff from Adobe.

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iCal: Still not grammatically correct after all these years

Tuesday, October 10th, 2006 • 9:50 am

It still says, “One hours before.” Yup.

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Freezing G5 Quad: It’s really dead now

Monday, October 9th, 2006 • 2:57 pm

The red LED is back for good this time. Looks like a bad CPU unit to me.

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Use NeoOffice to open WordPerfect documents

Friday, October 6th, 2006 • 10:08 am

You no longer need to use the atrocious MacLinkPlus Deluxe for this.

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Mac OS X’s Finder: Edit commands don’t work properly when editing file names in list view

Thursday, October 5th, 2006 • 10:06 am

‘Cut’ command doesn’t work at all, ‘Copy’ and ‘Paste’ commands sort of work, and Esc doesn’t work as expected.

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Freezing G5 Quad: Logic board swap does not fix the problem

Monday, October 2nd, 2006 • 1:54 pm

Repair shop swaps the logic board, and the machine is still freezing.

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