I find I’m always repeating certain command lines with subtle changes. If the changes can be predicted, why not use a variable instead? Here’s how:
Every now and then you come across a folder (or in my case, a network share) you want in your finder sidebar. Normally dragging and dropping it into place is enough, and that SHOULD work. But sometimes it doesn’t.
Why I chose MacPorts (over Homebrew) and what I discovered while I was doing it.
To edit your hosts file using TextEdit on Mavericks, you will need to issue the following command in a terminal window: sudo -b /Applications/TextEdit.app/Contents/MacOS/TextEdit /etc/hosts
You can’t easily freeze rows or columns in the “Excel sense” in Numbers–Apple’s version of a spreadsheet. But what you can do is create header rows and header columns (the default grey ones) that ARE frozen. In Numbers: >> open the document inspector >> table inspector (3rd option for me, looks like a yellow table) […]
UPDATE: I upgraded my OS X to Mountain Lion recently and I am not sure if it is as a result of the upgrade, or some other setting change I may have made, but now if I hold down a letter key for a short period, I get a tool-tip style box (right) that then […]
An open letter to Apple; “Please let me sync just checked photos to my devices” I have just posted this to Apple’s feedback section as a feature request. I know this is not probably something we will see, but at least I’m not just publishing this, I’m complaining in the right channels. I love iPhoto, […]