Category Archives: tips and tricks

Software

Today I updated my AirDisplay software. A cool little app which makes your iPad a second monitor for your Mac. Great when you are on the road. Lion broke this app on some Mac laptops. Today’s update got things running … Continue reading

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The CF card and it’s quest for the iPad

So you got yourself and iPad and of course hoped to upload your images from your camera. But if your camera uses a CF card – as most professional cameras do – it will not work. I tried very thing, … Continue reading

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Calculator app

Now this is a pretty simple trick. Still its pretty need. On the calculator app you can click on the upper green button, it does not change the size of the calculator app – no instead you can use the button to … Continue reading

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Need to print Icons

At times you might need icons to be included in an article design for a newsletter of review. Simply select the Icon you want, do Apple+c next open Preview and do Apple+N. Presto you got a selection of different sized … Continue reading

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Illustrator tip and praise for MacJournal

In Illustrator dialogues you can move items via numerical values. The cool thing is you can use different systems, you can enter values like 12 pt + 2 mm. Illustrator automatically does the math and performs the value change. This … Continue reading

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Conditional text in InDesign C4

The smoke of our move to Vancouver is clearing slowly. I have a definite sense of having arrived. So I thought I might get down to write about a great work help in InDesign It called conditional text. It is … Continue reading

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great feature in os x I for one never knew

I thought I was pretty well versed in the use of my Mac, but today I ca across something I never knew (shame on me) I discovered on the Mac Kindergarten site. Background scrolling! You can scroll in windows that are currently … Continue reading

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