Turn Off Filename Extension Warning
In Leopard, Apple fixed an annoying aspect of working with the Finder in Tiger. Previously, if you changed a file's extension, the Finder prompted for confirmation. But since no one has ever accidentally changed a filename extension, Apple thankfully added an option to turn that warning off in the Leopard Finder's preferences. Choose Finder > Preferences, and in the Advanced screen, deselect Show Warning Before Changing an Extension.
Other articles in the series Get Unwired!
- Apple Ups the AirPort Ante (19 Nov 01)
- Fast and Loose with Wireless Networking (10 Sep 01)
- Wireless Fishbowls (13 Aug 01)
- Flying into Other AirPorts (30 Apr 01)
- AirPort 1.3 Adds PPPoE Support (12 Mar 01)
- Farallon Ships 11 Mbps Wireless SkyLINE Card (22 May 00)
- AirPort 1.2 Update Available (19 Jun 00)
- Macworld SF 2001 Trend: Go Wireless, Young Mac (29 Jan 01)
- iBook: An iMac to Go (26 Jul 99)
Computers breed dens of snaking cables, especially when you're networking them together. But before you drill holes to expand your network, read this week's feature article for a look at the wireless world made possible by Apple's AirPort. Adam also looks at how retailers have sacrificed inexpensive overnight shipping to the altar of profitability. In the news, we note REALbasic 3.0, look at Napster's recent legal blow, and welcome a new sponsor.
Appeals Court Upholds Napster Injunction -- A three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals today issued a 58-page opinion in which it held that the popular peer-to-peer song-swapping service Napster must stop enabling users to access copyrighted material served by Napster usersShow full article
REALbasic 3.0 Ships -- REAL Software has released REALbasic 3.0, the first major upgrade since April 2000. REALbasic is a tool for building applications: you draw your interface (windows, buttons, text fields and so on), fill in the code using an easy but powerful object-oriented BASIC dialect, and compileShow full article
CS Odessa Sponsoring TidBITS -- We're happy to announce our latest sponsor, Computer Systems Odessa, makers of the intelligent diagramming and business drawing program ConceptDrawShow full article
With the push towards profits becoming essential for many Internet firms, we've recently seen online businesses undertake a variety of efforts to create additional revenueShow full article
My brief story about setting up a wireless Ethernet network in our hotel room at Macworld Expo for the purposes of sharing a Ricochet-based Internet connection made some readers wish that they too could do such things (see "Macworld SF 2001: Go Wireless, Young Mac" in TidBITS-565)Show full article