Archive for the “Defaults” category
by john on May 13, 2008
Well, I haven’t given up on the mission to determine how to capture a screenshot of the login screen in Mac OS X. Read more here. In fact, I’ve been able to create a popup login window with a user (…)
by john on April 3, 2008
Over here I wrote about how to change the path where screenshots are stored. Another potentially handy option is to specify what file format you prefer for your screenshots. There is a surprisingly large number of choices: png, pdf, tiff, (…)
by john on April 1, 2008
No question, screenshots are your friend. There is a wealth of options for capturing screenshots on a Mac, with the two most common being Shift-Command-3 (entire screen) and Shift-Command-4 (area you specify with mouse). I like to have all images (…)
by john on March 15, 2008
Safari includes a Firebug like web-content debugging tool known as Web Inspector. Learn how to activate this tool within Safari.
by john on March 14, 2008
The followings two tips are for those who spend any amount of time in terminal windows. The first tip shows how to configure focus follows mouse, which is handy when you jump between multiple terminals. The second tip demonstrates how (…)
by john on March 5, 2008
Introduction to the Mac OS X defaults command.