Articles posted on May 18th, 2005

Mail 2.0: Mailbox drawer selection weirdness

Wednesday, May 18th, 2005 • 5:34 am

Mail 2.0 is better than Mail 1.x in that it is finally possible to bring the UI focus onto the mailbox drawer itself (or whatever it’s called now) using the Tab key, and then use certain keys on the keyboard to do certain things — like going up and down the list of mailboxes with […]

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Finder: How to tell what’s in the background and what’s in the foreground

Wednesday, May 18th, 2005 • 4:59 am

Apart from the addition of the Spotlight-related features, the Finder has barely changed in Mac OS X 10.4, and that’s a major disappointment, because there are so many things that could be improved, from the performance to the user interface. One thing that hasn’t changed at all, for example, is the way the Desktop works […]

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Mail 2.0: Commands that are not part of the ‘Undo’ loop

Wednesday, May 18th, 2005 • 12:35 am

There’s little that’s more annoying than an application that lets you undo certain commands but not others. Unfortunately, Mail has always suffered from this problem, and still does in Tiger. More specifically, while you can undo the deletion of a message or the action of moving it to a different folder, you cannot undo the […]

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