Articles posted on June 17th, 2004

iTunes: Needs a Inspector palette or Song Information drawer

Thursday, June 17th, 2004 • 11:25 pm

In the spirit of Harold Martin’s recent post at O’Reilly on “five things the next iTunes version should have,” here’s one that I would really find useful. I frequently have songs whose title is too long to fit in the “Song Name” column with the default column width that I use. I can increase the […]

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Word 2004: Misaligned button text in Find/Replace dialog box

Thursday, June 17th, 2004 • 10:47 pm

Look at this: Then look at this: Notice anything? The first picture is taken from the “Find/Replace” dialog box in Word X. The second one is taken from the same dialog box in Word 2004. In the second one, the button text (“Find Next“) is not vertically aligned properly inside the button picture. It’s too […]

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Euro 2004: First Round, Group B, Day 2

Thursday, June 17th, 2004 • 11:29 am

It was back to Earth for the French boys. They were fortunate to win against England in the first game, and they struggled to get even a single point from this second game, which appeared to be completely under control at half-time. They were definitely guilty of resting on their (meagre) laurels, since the opening […]

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Screen saver freezes in Panther: Maybe it’s the screen saver itself

Thursday, June 17th, 2004 • 4:20 am

The more I think about my latest screen saver freeze in Panther (yesterday morning), the more I think I might have been misguided in my troubleshooting endeavours all along… Instead of trying to isolate an external factor (USB devices, Mail application, Internet connection, etc.) that might be causing the computer to freeze as it is […]

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Euro 2004: Round 1, Group A, Day 2

Thursday, June 17th, 2004 • 1:14 am

The Greeks pulled out yet another surprise by holding Spain to a 1-1 draw, even though they were largely dominated by the Spaniards. They were less creative than they were against Portugal, but still managed to draw level in the second half after Morientes had shown the way forward for Spain with a nicely taken […]

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