Articles posted on March 25th, 2005

Apple iPod Camera Connector: Just right

Friday, March 25th, 2005 • 6:17 am

The device that was promised by Apple for March is now available. And based on the description, it’s exactly what was needed. Contrary to the devices sold by Belkin, the iPod Camera Connector supports both direct connection to a digital camera or connection to a media reader. It comes with a standard USB port and […]

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Word 2004: ‘Heading Rows Repeat’ command disabled

Friday, March 25th, 2005 • 1:40 am

If anyone knows why the “Heading Rows Repeat” command in the picture below is disabled, I would like to know: You are allowed to have more than one table row repeat at the top of each page. Hence the plural “Rows” in the command. But obviously it only works when it feels like it. Grr.

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Word 2004: Hopeless spell checker doesn’t know the meaning of ‘Ignore All’

Friday, March 25th, 2005 • 1:37 am

You know your software is buggy beyond repair when it cannot even get the simplest things right. For most of my spell checking needs, I use Spell Catcher X. However, as a precautionary measure, I also sometimes use Word’s built-in spell checker to go through my documents one more time before declaring them fit for […]

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Double return chars in Apple Developer Connection e-mails

Friday, March 25th, 2005 • 1:25 am

A few weeks ago, Apple revamped their Apple Developer Connection web site and affiliated services. I have nothing against a good revamp. But then they also decided to revamp their e-mail services, including the ADC News e-mail that gets sent out regularly. Somewhat predictably (unfortunately), someone at Apple decided that HTML e-mail was a good […]

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