Articles posted on January 9th, 2004

New “Apple Peel” column at

Friday, January 9th, 2004 • 4:33 am

The third and final part in my series of articles about Panther’s Mail application is now up at “Improvements in Panther’s Mail (Part 3 of 3)” As a reminder, here are the links to the first two parts: “Improvements in Panther’s Mail (Part 1 of 3)” “Improvements in Panther’s Mail (Part 2 of 3)” […]

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Address Book: The problem with field labels

Friday, January 9th, 2004 • 12:58 am

Mac OS X’s Address Book application is a database application. As such, its interface is based on the “card stack” model made popular on the Mac with the good old HyperCard in the 1980s. There are serious problems, however, with the way card fields are labelled in Address Book’s interface. One major problem is that […]

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Panther’s Mail: always defaults to “home” address in Address Book groups

Friday, January 9th, 2004 • 12:17 am

Here’s the full text of a bug report I’ve just submitted to Apple via Bug Reporter: * SUMMARY Mail: For Address Book entries with multiple email addresses, Mail always defaults to “home” address (or to first one when no “home” address). * STEPS TO REPRODUCE Create an entry in Address Book with several different email […]

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