Get Rich Quick? Inspired by last year's $10,000 Macintosh Web server security challenge (see TidBITS-317), Sweden's Joakim Jardenberg is conducting a Macintosh Web server "Crack a Mac" challenge. From 10-Feb-97 through 10-Apr-97, Joakim is offering a cash prize to anyone who can alter the contents of the home page on a standard Macintosh Web server set up for the contest running WebSTAR 2.0. The prize this time is 10,000 Swedish crowns (about $1,350 U.S.), but it's worth noting that no one claimed the prize from last year's challenge. Perhaps the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency, whose Web pages were recently cracked, should think about hosting them on Macintosh servers. [GD]
Copy Excel Selection as a Picture
Want to show someone a chunk of an Excel spreadsheet via email or iChat? You could take a screenshot, but if you want to show just a portion of the Excel window and you don't use a utility like Snapz Pro, you can do this right from within Excel 2008. Make a selection, hold down the Shift key, and choose Copy Picture from the Edit menu. You can select whether the selection will be rendered as though it was shown on screen or as though it was printed. Then just switch to your desired destination and paste.