Articles posted on December 12th, 2003

New “Apple Peel” column on Mail at

Friday, December 12th, 2003 • 5:40 am

The second column in my series of three articles on Panther’s Mail application is now up at Apple Peel: Improvements in Panther’s Mail (Part 2 of 3) It deals with issues regarding mailbox browsing, keyboard navigation, moving messages around, message searching and sorting, message history, and attachment and signature handling. Feel free to comment […]

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Sidebar in Panther’s Finder: Apple repeats the same errors again

Friday, December 12th, 2003 • 5:22 am

Sometimes, it looks as if, in Mac OS X, Apple is deliberately trying to prevent us from using visual clues to differentiate between similar looking items. Try, for example, putting several folders next to each other in the right-hand side of the Dock. They all look exactly the same, and the only to tell the […]

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Safari: alt text for button images disappears if web page download is interrupted

Friday, December 12th, 2003 • 12:50 am

This is one that annoys me to no end… I am not a very patient web browser. Since pages take so long to load through my pokey modem connection, usually, as soon as I see on a page everything that I need to see, I interrupt the download by clicking on the “Stop” button. The […]

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