Articles posted on August 9th, 2004

Mac OS X: The weird behaviours of Mail’s ‘Activity Viewer’ window

Monday, August 9th, 2004 • 4:29 am

Take a look at this Mac OS X window: It’s Mail’s “Activity Viewer” window. Now take a look at this one: It’s the “Find/Change” window in InDesign CS. They are both what are called “utility windows” in Mac OS X. The problem is that they don’t behave in the same way when it comes to […]

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Word 2004: Scrolling wheel is not aware of mouse pointer context

Monday, August 9th, 2004 • 12:44 am

I’ve already described problems with scrolling wheel support in Microsoft Word 2004 here and here. Here’s another one. In Safari, as an example, the behaviour of the scrolling wheel varies depending on the position of the mouse pointer on the screen. If there are several things that can be scrolled through in a given window, […]

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