Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
Always Show Recipient In iChat

In iChat under Snow Leopard, choosing View > Always Show Recipient Bar puts a buddy's status message and color at the top of any iChat window. It can also be used to select among multiple open iChat logins you have to send a message to that buddy, or to select among multiple accounts you have registered in Address Book for that buddy.

Submitted by
Doug McLean

 
 

Mac/Windows Integration Mailing List

Send Article to a Friend

Mac/Windows Integration Mailing List -- Marc Bizer<mlbizer@mail.utexas.edu> has set up the new WinMac mailing list for intelligent discussion of Windows 95/98/NT and Mac OS integration issues among experienced users. Discussion will be actively moderated by Steve Hyman<steveh@practech.com> and will be limited to software issues. Acceptable topics include connectivity, file exchange, emulation, user management, service management, and so on. Comparative usability topics are acceptable in the context of rational discourse, but civility is required. To subscribe, send email to<winmac-on@xerxes.frit.utexas.edu>. Since initial traffic is expected to be heavy, you can subscribe to the digest version of the list by sending email to<winmac-digest@xerxes.frit.utexas.edu>. To unsubscribe, send email to<winmac-off@xerxes.frit.utexas.edu>. [ACE]

 

New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>