Articles posted on November 6th, 2003

New URLs for Betalogue

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 • 11:05 pm

I’ve now added redirects so that this blog can easily be accessed using shorter URLs. The following URLs are now all redirected to the Betalogue home page: As well, I have registered and parked the domain name (you never know) and now the following URL: is automatically redirected to the LATEXT […]

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Panther’s Mail: Messages losing their color

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 • 6:08 am

All is not rosy in Mail 1.3, of course. One annoying bug is that, if you have filters (rules) that change the text color of certain messages, the color changes when the messages first arrive. But then if you do something with the messages — i.e. reply to them, or forward them — the text […]

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Panther’s Mail: Spatiality restored

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 • 6:04 am

Previous versions of Mail suffered from a strange case of non-spatial behavior. If you had already double-clicked on a message to open it in a separate window, and if you double-clicked on the same message again, Mail would open the same message in a second separate window, etc. You could easily end up with 10 […]

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Panther and “Save/Restore Tabs/Pages” scripts for Safari

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 • 4:39 am

For those using the great “Save/Restore Tabs/Pages” AppleScript scripts for Safari, you might find that the scripts no longer work after upgrading to Panther. Fear not. It’s actually only because the Panther installation has reset the “Enable access for assistive devices” option in “Universal Access” (in System Preferences). Just check the option again, and the […]

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Panther’s Finder: That Eject button

Thursday, November 6th, 2003 • 4:08 am

I am enjoying most of the improvements in Panther’s Finder so far. Whether you like the brushed-metal look or not, the functionality is much better. I especially like the Sidebar and the fact that its content is automatically resized depending on the overall size of the Finder window. But there’s one thing that bothers me […]

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