Articles posted in November, 2007

Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): Open dialog fails to remember Name column width in list view

Monday, November 26th, 2007 • 4:35 pm

A basic flaw that confirms list view’s status as a second-class citizen.

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English Premier League 2007-2008: Arsenal 2 – Wigan 0

Saturday, November 24th, 2007 • 6:15 pm

A nice 3-point cushion with a game in hand. But it wasn’t quite a walk in the park.

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iTunes 7.5: Change in behaviour of iTunes Store links?

Saturday, November 24th, 2007 • 5:38 pm

The (optional) internal behaviour of the iTunes Store links is no longer as useful as it used to be.

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Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): Misleading new link highlighting behaviour

Friday, November 23rd, 2007 • 10:51 am

A new automatic text highlighting behaviour that is downright counterintuitive in some situations.

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Mail 3.1: ‘Save’ button for attachments not working properly

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007 • 11:41 am

An obvious bug with the “Save” button in Mail, and other musings about the lack of improvement for attachment handling in Mail.

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Sven-S. Porst on Mac OS X 10.5’s menu bar

Thursday, November 22nd, 2007 • 10:40 am

Notes the absence of sub-pixel anti-aliasing as well. This menu bar actually beats the 3D Dock as the stupidest “improvement” in Mac OS X 10.5.

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Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): UI stutters and USB problems

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007 • 3:52 pm

Reports of new UI responsiveness and USB problems in Mac OS X 10.5, including from yours truly.

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Mail 3.1: Replying removes text colour from message in message list

Wednesday, November 21st, 2007 • 2:21 pm

Older bugs are resurfacing in Mail 3.1.

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Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): No longer drops frames when playing Flash videos in the background

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007 • 3:54 pm

We knew Mac OS X was capable of this. Now Leopard finally delivers.

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Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard): List view in Finder still doesn’t scroll properly when typing the first few letters of the file name

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007 • 3:52 pm

If your folder contains thousands of files, list view doesn’t work as expected with keyboard selection.

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iCal 3.0: Fails to automatically select numeric field value for alarms

Monday, November 19th, 2007 • 5:13 pm

Another sign that Apple’s iCal engineers simply did not pay enough attention to detail.

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Mac OS X 10.5’s Finder: Formats year like a number

Monday, November 19th, 2007 • 11:37 am

A thousands separator for dates in the File Info window.

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Mail 3.0: No longer plays sounds through alerts and sound effects channel

Monday, November 19th, 2007 • 11:13 am

A bug in Mac OS X 10.5 that is probably going to take months, if not years, to fix.

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Quick Look: Does not continue to play sound previews in background

Saturday, November 17th, 2007 • 3:48 pm

A couple of questionable design choices that make Quick Look less useful than it could and should be.

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Safari 3.0: Keyboard shortcuts for switching tabs on Canadian CSA keyboard

Friday, November 16th, 2007 • 11:34 am

A long-standing problem with keyboard shortcuts in Safari.

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