Articles posted in September, 2006

PowerPoint 2004 (and Excel 2004): Won’t select words properly next to an em dash

Wednesday, September 27th, 2006 • 3:30 pm

Selecting words next to an em dash selects the entire string (word before, em dash, and word after).

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Adobe Illustrator CS2: Supports Full Keyboard Access without supporting it

Tuesday, September 26th, 2006 • 9:48 am

Just because it looks like support for Full Keyboard Access, doesn’t mean it is.

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Mac OS X: The struggle for UI consistency

Monday, September 25th, 2006 • 4:50 pm

Grey scroll bars in iTunes 7? Big deal… The real problem is with real inconsistencies that actually impact usability.

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Freezing G5 Quad: Can still log in remotely via ssh

Saturday, September 23rd, 2006 • 5:37 pm

The G5 Quad freezes, but I can still log in remotely and everything looks peachy in Terminal!

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Freezing G5 Quad: The saga continues

Friday, September 22nd, 2006 • 10:28 am

After 11 days of perfect normalcy, the machine kernel panics on me.

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G5 Quad: No longer freezing

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006 • 2:33 pm

Now the G5 Quad refuses to freeze. Could it be the video card and the use of a secondary monitor?

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EPL 2006–2007: Manchester United 0 – Arsenal 1

Sunday, September 17th, 2006 • 1:49 pm

A new, famous victory at Old Trafford to replace the 2002 title win in our memories.

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Mac OS X 10.4 bug with fast user switching and display profiles: More information

Thursday, September 14th, 2006 • 3:43 pm

It turns out that you also need the input source name to be visible.

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Mac OS X’s Finder: Warns you about extensions even when you are not changing them

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006 • 2:04 pm

Annoying alert box pops up even when you cancel a file name change.

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Mac OS X 10.4 bug with fast user switching and display profiles: It’s the input menu

Wednesday, September 13th, 2006 • 9:44 am

Finally, I have found the actual cause of the bug with displays and fast user switching.

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Automatic phone bill payments with Aliant: The absurdity continues

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006 • 11:35 am

When you do everything on time and you are still “late.”

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G5 Quad is dead

Sunday, September 10th, 2006 • 3:06 pm

After a month of freezes and kernel panics, the machine is now well and truly dead.

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Apple reluctantly admits problem with MacBooks ‘shutting down intermittently’

Thursday, September 7th, 2006 • 3:13 pm

Apple still too proud to admit hardware defects and deal with them efficiently.

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Euro 2008 Qualifications: France 3 – Italy 1

Thursday, September 7th, 2006 • 10:49 am

Exhilarating stuff.

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Freezing G5 Quad: Maybe it’s not the RAM

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006 • 11:38 am

More inconclusive testing, more questions, and no solution.

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