Monthly Archives: November 2005

Xara: new tutorials

From the Xaraxone November News: The recent release of Adobe Illustrator CS2 introduced a new feature that has created waves of hype and interest. The feature in question is the Live Trace, which can be used to convert bitmaps and

Posted in Graphics, Xara

PhotoPress plugin: updated to 0.73

A minor but very useful update: Photopress 0.73.

Posted in WordPress

Configuring Your OS X Unix Environment

Handy chapter available from a book by Matisse Enzer: Unix for Mac OS X: Visual QuickPro Guide

Posted in McTutorials

Title field now offers pop-down access to previous post titles

Just noticed this. How curious! It’s rather like the browser address bar history of URLs. But: Why would I want to repeat a post title I have already written? Only if I wanted to write a follow-up to the original

Posted in WordPress,

The visual editor – TinyMCE

I found myself agreeing with this post: Visual Editing still needs work. It really now begs the question as to whether TinyMCE is the right choice for a rich text editor. How on earth are they gonna fix this mess?

Posted in WordPress,

Akismet was updated

I noticed that during the subversion updating at one of my WP blogs, new files (called “external”) were fetched for akismet. When checking my Plugins section, I found I had two akismets: one version 1.03 and the new version 1.11.

Posted in WordPress

Adhesive plugin updated to v. 3 – it’s a beauty

Owen the Busy 🙂 has updated his popular plugin Adhesive (providing sticky posts – see my previous post too) and I can confirm it’s working great. A test post to demonstrate is at FussyPoodle. A screenshot of the Config options

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