Graceful solution of the day

graceful solutionsSo today i was looking for a good-sized chunk of available disk space on one of my 5 hard drives.  I found a folder with random things and i could-not-for-the-life-of-me remember what […]

OS haX: Undocumented, inaccessible, and incredibly useful

As enjoyable as Apple’s software is to use, they like to make us work.  Hidden below the surface of most Apple software are hundreds of undocumented little “switches” which can be turned on to enable new sooper-seekrit features.  By the same token, these switches can be disabled to remove […]

What I’m into: lately

It’s not as if you asked, but here are my latest delicious links, from June 8th 7:24pm thru June 8th 9:13pm:


spare the: “the utmost man is but the mirror of the LORD” -The visual poetry of Donald […]

Screencast: Learn about QuickLook

QuickLook is a spiffy new feature of OS X 10.5 “Leopard”.  In the following screencast i’ll show you how you can use QuickLook to work more quickly and easily on documents and email.

Click here to view the screencast.

OS X Basics: The Save dialogue

save dialogue

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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