Articles posted on June 1st, 2005 and

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005 • 10:50 pm

One of the good things about Amazon’s Customer Service is that they really do respond pretty swiftly. Yesterday evening, I experienced a weird problem, which led me to submit an inquiry via their Customer Service on-line form. This morning, I already have an answer, and it clarifies the issue. Here’s what happened. Yesterday, I had […]

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Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger): More on bug with display profiles and fast user switching

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005 • 8:38 am

A couple of days ago, I wrote about a serious bug affecting Mac OS X 10.4 users who have calibrated their displays using Mac OS X’s built-in Display Calibrator Assistant and who switch users in Mac OS X using the fast user switching feature. Today, there is a new report at about this problem. […]

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Mail 2.0: Confusing interface for importing mailboxes

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005 • 4:50 am

Let’s say you have an archive of old Eudora e-mail in a folder with the following file/folder structure: Eudora Folder/Mail/Macintosh/Apple/ and the “Apple” folder contains several mailboxes you want to import. That’s all you want to import: not all the mailboxes contained inside “Mail“, but only the ones inside the “Apple” subfolder. In Mail you […]

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Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger): Packages and disk images listed as ‘documents’ in Spotlight results

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005 • 4:33 am

This, to me, is something that doesn’t make much sense from a user’s point of view. When you search for a word or a phrase with Spotlight and the Spotlight results for this search include disk images or software packages (i.e. files ending with “.dmg” or “.pkg“), such files are listed in the Spotlight results […]

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BBEdit: Where are the dialog sheets?

Wednesday, June 1st, 2005 • 4:25 am

I am a long-time user of BBEdit and am generally pleased with the way the application has evolved over the years. I have bought all the updates. What I cannot understand, however, is why Bare Bones Software is so reluctant to embrace some of Mac OS X’s core features, even when they have clear advantages. […]

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