SubEthaEdit 2.0 Refines Collaboration -- The Coding Monkeys have released version 2.0 of SubEthaEdit, their unique real-time collaborative text editor. This release adds several editing features such as regular expression-based search and replace, text auto-completion, a split-window view, conversion of line endings, and read-only access. It also enables you to invite other people on your local network to your shared document using Rendezvous. Developer-friendly features include AppleScript and ActionScript syntax highlighting, and per-mode preferences. SubEthaEdit 2.0 is not compatible with version 1.0, so each collaborator must be running the latest version to share documents. The program is a 1.2 MB download, and is free for non-commercial use; a commercial license costs $35. [JLC]
Spin Through Toolbar View Options
Although many people never change their toolbars from the default settings, all standard toolbars on the Mac offer six states: icon only, text only, and icon and text, with all three coming in normal and small size. You can change them by choosing View > Customize Toolbar.
But there's a shortcut that makes it easier to check out each variant. Simply Command-click the toolbar lozenge at the upper right of a window, and the toolbar switches to the next view. Click it enough times, and you cycle back to the start.