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

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
Better Text Formatting in iPhoto

If you're creating a card or book in iPhoto, and you're not happy with the formatting options for the text (such as line spacing or justification), copy the text out to TextEdit, make the changes you want there, and paste it back into iPhoto, which will retain your changes.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/29-Aug-05

Send Article to a Friend

The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be faster.

iChat and Parental Control -- A reader wants to restrict iChat buddy lists, but enabling the parental controls under Tiger disables the Bonjour messaging on the local network. (1 message)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2678>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/532/>

Mac to School 2005 -- Reactions to Jeff Carlson's article about buying Mac-related equipment to go back to college, including information on product warranties and additional suggestions. (4 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2679>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/533/>

DEVONthink Professional -- How easy is it to search within the versatile database program? Readers provide answers and opinions. (4 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2680>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/534/>

 

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>