Articles posted on May 5th, 2005

Smart folders: ‘Save As…’ command exists after all

Thursday, May 5th, 2005 • 11:30 pm

Yesterday, I complained about the absence of a “Save As…” command when editing a smart folder’s set of rules. Well, it turns out that there is such a command. It’s just that it’s, well, a hidden feature. When you are editing a smart folder, hold down the Option key and you’ll see the “Save” button […]

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Finder: Cursor has to be on folder icon or name in order to be able to drop item

Thursday, May 5th, 2005 • 6:26 am

This is something that I consider a flaw in Mac OS X’s interface. When you use the Finder’s colour labels to colour files or folders on your hard drive and when you view files or folders with such labels in a Finder window in View as List or View as Columns mode, the colour highlighting […]

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Smart folders: No ‘Save As…’ command

Thursday, May 5th, 2005 • 4:10 am

In Mac OS X 10.4, a smart folder is basically a set of rules saved as a “.savedSearch” document on your hard drive. You would therefore expect the interface for creating and saving smart folders to be similar to the usual Macintosh interface for creating and saving documents in any application. Unfortunately, it isn’t. For […]

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Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger): Folder contents synchronization issues finally solved

Thursday, May 5th, 2005 • 3:51 am

I don’t know how many Mac users have noticed, but in Tiger, the folder contents synchronization issues that plagued previous versions of Mac OS X have finally been solved. In Panther and in previous versions, you would quite often experience the following situation. You are in Microsoft Word and you create a new document and […]

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Champions’ League semi-final, leg 2: PSV Eindhoven 3 – Milan AC 1

Thursday, May 5th, 2005 • 3:37 am

How cruel. Eindhoven did everything right, and then allowed one Milan player to roam freely in their penalty area in the 90th minute and then it was all over. All this hard work destroyed by a single mistake. If you heard the ESPN commentators like I did last night, you probably noticed one of them […]

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