Articles posted on October 8th, 2003

Mac OS X: Dragging items in Columns view

Wednesday, October 8th, 2003 • 10:25 pm

This is something that’s been bugging me for a long time. If you are in Columns view in a Finder window and you SELECT an item in the column, the entire line is highlighted, all the way to the edge of the next column. You can actually click on the empty space between the end […]

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Rio Ferdinand controversy continued

Wednesday, October 8th, 2003 • 9:52 pm

The English football world is in crisis following the strike threat by England players if Rio Ferdinand is not reinstated. I am afraid that, no matter how well-intentioned the England players are, they are wrong. Guardian reader Tom Brady puts it best: I used to love athletics. For me the Olympics were better than the […]

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Sol Campbell: The FA listens to the voice of reason

Wednesday, October 8th, 2003 • 9:41 pm

It appears that England’s Football Association did finally listen to the voice of reason after all after the Sol Campbell hearing regarding his alleged “violent conduct” against Manchester United’s Djemba-Djemba during the Community Shield game in August 2003. Sol Campbell escapes with a £20,000 fine and no ban. This is good news not just for […]

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A printer error has occurred

Wednesday, October 8th, 2003 • 9:02 pm

In later versions of the classic Mac OS, it used to be that, when your printer ran out of paper, the system would display a small, unobtrusive windoid saying just that, i.e. that the printer was out of paper. You could just get up, go to the printer, and refill the paper tray. By the […]

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