Mac OS X Zip Expanding Utility
Firefox (and possibly other applications) may ask you what you want to do with .zip archives that you download from the Internet. If you want to expand them with Mac OS X (rather than StuffIt Expander), you may be unsure of which application actually does the job. You're looking for Archive Utility (in Leopard and later) or BOMArchiveHelper (in Tiger). In either case, the application is stored in Hard Drive/System/Library/Core Services/. Don't move it from there, though, or you'll confuse matters.
If you're planning to buy a Mac just to prepare for Copland, you might want to think twice: word on the street is that Copland has once again been delayed. Also this week, everything you could want to know about table tools for HTML, info on ShrinkWrap 2.0, news on a flurry of Web browser releases (including Netscape 3.0 and Microsoft Internet Explorer), and the conclusion of Adam's overview of Internet bookmark management utilities.
Portuguese and French Translators Needed -- After the success of our call for help translating TidBITS into Dutch, we'd like to see if anyone wishes to help translate TidBITS into PortugueseShow full article
Holding Your Breath? Apple is expected to announce this week that Copland (the codename for the next major version of the Mac OS) will not ship until mid-1997, some six months after the previous estimateShow full article
ShrinkWrap 2.0 -- Chad Magendanz has released a major upgrade to his popular disk image utility ShrinkWrap. ShrinkWrap 2.0 supports large volumes (such as CD-ROMs, hard disks, and removable media), self-mounting disk images, and new image formats (including DiskDup+, Apple Drive Containers, and PC disk image files)Show full article
If you've ever played around with HTML, you know that typing HTML is a picky, but usually straightforward process. HTML tables can be far more complex than normal HTMLShow full article
One of the basic tools most HTML authors look for is a simple table editor to spare them the annoying task of constructing HTML tables by hand. Since I generally handle the data I use for HTML tables in Excel spreadsheets, I find an Excel add-in to be a great solution, and this article looks at two commonly available tools that work with any version of Microsoft Excel 5.0 (or Excel 7.0 for Windows 95)Show full article
Just when you thought it was safe to go back on the Web, there's a flare-up in the mind-share wars between Web browsers. Here's a quick run-down of some recent forays. NCSA Mosaic 3.0b1 -- Remember Mosaic, the program that started the avalanche of enthusiasm for the Web? NCSA has released a beta of Mosaic 3.0 for Macintosh, featuring support for Internet Config, Open Transport, and a variety of HTML 3.0 tagsShow full article
When we publish articles that attempt to review a comprehensive collection of a certain type of product, we sometimes miss a few products for one reason or anotherShow full article