Archive for the 'applebugfriday' Category

A Mighty Mistake

Wednesday, November 30th, 2005

I recently had the opportunity to give Apple’s Mighty Mouse a good test-drive. I was really excited when this mouse was announced. What a perfect compromise: a two-button mouse that can masquerade as a single-clicker for the frightened masses! My excitement turned to slight concern as the informal reviews started appearing on the web. People […]

Fixing Keychain – Look Ma, No Code!

Thursday, November 3rd, 2005

While waiting for Apple to fix the many bugs that I described in my recent posting, I thought I’d hack in with Interface Builder and fix some of my gripes myself. For the benefit of anybody who shares my grievances, I describe the process here for fixing several of the problematic behaviors. Note: This is […]

Keychain Inaccessibility

Thursday, November 3rd, 2005

Apple’s 10.4.3 update includes a nice surprise: the search field for the Keychain Access application is now case-insensitive! How many times I’ve fumed and fussed about this shortcoming. At last I can search for “etrade” and find a note called “ETrade info.” Though vastly improved, by no means is the Keychain Access application perfect. In […]

Font Panel Sucks the Life Out of Interface Builder

Sunday, October 9th, 2005

Normally I find Interface Builder to be pretty snappy. From time to time over the past few months, however, I have encountered periods of time where Interface Builder’s responsiveness has slowed to a crawl. What the heck! Could my Nib files be getting too complicated for IB’s scrappy little frame to handle? I doubted it […]