Articles posted in May, 2009

Word 2008: Going grey

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009 • 2:37 pm

Is there any other Mac OS X application on this planet where you can be in the process of typing text in a table: and all of a sudden you get this: ? It truly is remarkable. I have said it before and I’ll say it again: Microsoft Word 2008 is pure, unadulterated crap. It’s […]

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Spotlight: How to quickly reveal a search result in the Finder

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 • 2:27 pm

Here’s another quick tip for Mac OS X users regarding a shortcut that I only discovered fairly recently and has turned out to be very useful to me. Since it took me so long to find out about it, maybe there are other Betalogue users who might not be aware of it and find it […]

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Mac OS X: How to quickly open the Downloads folder in the Finder

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009 • 3:06 pm

There are some usability tips in Mac OS X that are so simple that one sometimes forgets that they are not necessarily obvious to everyone. For example, it took me several years (after the very first release of Mac OS X) to realize that clicking and holding the mouse button on a Dock icon was […]

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