Articles posted on September 23rd, 2003

Wenger’s Philosophy

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2003 • 8:33 pm

The Guardian has a good column by Kevin McCarra on Sunday’s incidents during the Manchester United vs. Arsenal clash. The only part where I would differ significantly from Mr. McCarra is in his assessment of Manchester United and how they have improved in recent years in terms of discipline. I still see Roy Keane barking […]

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Word X: Unwanted bookmarks bug

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2003 • 6:24 pm

Word X suffers from a new bug that didn’t affect previous versions of Word for the Mac. Try the following experiment: Select a block of text in a Word document. Hit cmd-C to copy it. Switch to a document window in FileMaker Pro. Paste the text in a field. Now return to your original Word […]

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Mac OS X 10.2.8 is out

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2003 • 4:33 pm

Apple made the latest Jaguar update available (a 40 MB download) via Software UPDATE last night. Unless you bought a new Mac very recently, you don’t have Mac OS X 10.2.7, which was never released online and is only for these new machines. As usual, it’s probably recommended to wait a few days and make […]

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“Select Word” script for BBEdit

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2003 • 4:26 pm

Here’s another useful AppleScript solution for people who, like me, use BBEdit or Mailsmith on a daily basis. This script gives you the ability to define a keyboard shortcut in BBEdit or Mailsmith for selecting the current word (i.e. the word where your cursor currently is). John Gruber goes much further and gives you a […]

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Solution for saving and restoring pages/tabs in Safari

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2003 • 4:10 pm

After reading my last “Apple Peel” column, a reader wrote me to mention a possible solution for users who want to quickly save and restore their open pages/tabs in Safari. The AppleScript-based solution is available on the ever-reliable Mac OS X Hints web site. Like John Gruber noted a while back, Safari in its current […]

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