Articles posted on March 2nd, 2004

Panther: Dialog box for crash reports

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2004 • 4:56 am

Here’s another example of Apple’s current carelessness and inconsistency when designing pieces of UI for Mac OS X. Panther (Mac OS X 10.3) has a new feature which causes a dialog box to automatically appear whenever an application crashes, regardless of whether it’s a piece of Apple software or a third-party application. This dialog box […]

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Word X: Bug in the Style dialog box

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2004 • 12:57 am

Here’s a perfect example of the kind of infuriating day-to-day idiocy that users of Microsoft Word X are confronted with. I have a document with several user-defined styles. One of them is called “Outline” and I want to make a change to it. So I go to a paragraph in the document that is formatted […]

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