WTF is .docx and why should i care?

docx filesMicrosoft has recently unveiled their latest version of the Office suite for the Windows operating system, but they do not plan on releasing a Mac version for quite a while yet. “So what?” you ask. Well, they’ve gone and changed the standard Word file format (as in Word, […]

OS X Basics: The Save dialogue

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Let’s keep this one real basic. I want to point your attention to a helpful post on The Unofficial Apple Weblog about how to master the save dialogue that you see universally across almost all applications on the Mac.

The Save dialog in Mac OS X can often lead switchers, […]

Email: Making hyperlinks actually work in emails

Links in emails are tricky cuz sometimes you want the recipient to be able to click the link in your message but when they receive the message half the URL is blue and clickable but half isn’t! What gives?! Here’s a trick: put a long URL string in between the greater-than/less-than signs […]

POS: Sales batching, the hows & whys

backend menuHere’s a handy tutorial for all of yalls that work with product in the product database, buyers, produce team, i’m talking to you here. Part of our backend system allows for the creation of product batches, essentially a group of items, for putting on sale all at once and […]

OS X Basics: Viewing long filenames

view long filenamesA quick & useful tip for viewing long filenames in the finder courtesy of The Unofficial Apple Weblog:

Have you ever opened up a Finder window in column view and found yourself confronted with truncated file names? It’s quite annoying. Here’s a quick fix.

At the bottom of the […]

hAhA: Collecting Double-takes

Thought i’d share a delightful strip from one of my favorite web-comics, xkcd. Tee-hee.

Collecting doubletakes

OS X Basics: The finder views

Hopefully we are all familiar with the Finder. Your documents are in the Finder, your Applications, all of it, accessible through the Finder window. The Finder is the filing cabinet for all of your computerological ‘stuff’ on the Mac. But unlike the standard filing cabinet, the Finder has some neat tools to […]

Don’t be threatened staff log, i come in peace.

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Say “hey!” to the new People’s Co-op Tech-blog! An online digital compendium of the way things work (technologically speaking, of course) here at Peeps. The idea is to pour all of the material i have generated about cash register operations, computers, phones, you-name-it, into one place which […]

Don’t be threatened staff log, i come in peace.

blogginess-banner

Say “hey!” to the new People’s Co-op Tech-blog! An online digital compendium of the way things work (technologically speaking, of course) here at Peeps. The idea is to pour all of the material i have generated about cash register operations, computers, phones, you-name-it, into one place which […]

Don’t be threatened staff log, i come in peace.

blogginess-banner

Say “hey!” to the new People’s Co-op Tech-blog! An online digital compendium of the way things work (technologically speaking, of course) here at Peeps. The idea is to pour all of the material i have generated about cash register operations, computers, phones, you-name-it, into one place which […]

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