- oxied on Word 2011: paste unformatted (plain) text with Cmd+V shortcut
- Julie Mountain on “Show in Finder” not working in Mountain Lion
- Employment Law (Employer) on AppleScript to mount/unmount a drive
- Dae on “Building boot caches” error when changing startup disk
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How to quickly set up Time Machine server on Ubuntu Server 12.04 without using extra repositories, unnecessary packages and redundant configuration. Backing up tested on OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion. Continue reading
The following video shows how to assign pasting as plain text (without formatting) to Cmd+V keyboard shortcut/hotkey in Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac OS X.
Note that it is not the same as “Paste and match formatting”, which first pastes rich text and then formats it. Continue reading
We now accept donations for SmoothMouse development.
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We’re looking for programmers with expertise in systems programming to work on Mouse Movement Recorder for OS X (github.com/Cyberic/Mouse-Movement-Recorder, released under the MIT license). Continue reading
Two major questions about Quartz Events that we’re currently puzzling over:
We have a couple of ideas about (2), but clueless about (1).
If you have an account on StackOverflow, I’d really appreciate if you upvote the questions.
I wrote a simple TextMate 1.5 bundle to run Python, Ruby, PHP, Bash scripts in Terminal without stealing focus from the TextMate window. It can easily be modified to run the language of your choice.
SmoothMouse is not typical software. It does not have a lot in common with desktop applications that you use every day, such as an Internet browser, email client or text editor. I think SmoothMouse can be somewhat described by the word ‘hack’ from geek speak, because we, the developers of SmoothMouse, do things that Apple does not want 3rd party developers to do, to make mouse movement bearable in OS X. We’re facing a lot of challenges because of that. But that’s not all. From time to time we also stumble across bugs in Apple’s APIs. This is another challenge. Continue reading
In OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2) there is a very annoying bug which prevents “Show in Finder” (or “Reveal in Finder“, “Open in Finder“) functionality (usually a menu item) from working in many applications including TextMate, TotalFinder, Transmit, The Unarchiver, Postbox, iPhoto. Continue reading