Archive for the 'AppleScript' Category

Restore Safari’s Downloads Keyboard Shortcut

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

I’m pretty excited about most of the enhancements in OS X Lion, and in Safari 5.1, which was released along with it. But one of the most annoying changes in the version of Safari that ships with Lion is the removal of any keyboard shortcut for showing and hiding the active downloads list. Downloads used […]

Toggle Twitter

Saturday, January 22nd, 2011

I use Twitter. A lot, and almost entirely on my Mac desktop. Over the years, I have switched between many popular client applications, often returning to old favorites when the specific advantages of one outweighs the advantages of another for my current priorities. The way I use Twitter is to leave one of these client […]

Jump To PayPal Transaction

Friday, April 16th, 2010

I complained on Twitter about PayPal’s unfortunate transaction search utility, which doesn’t recognize the transaction ID itself as a search term. Georg C. Brückmann chimed in with a semi-solution, which is a URL template you can use to jump directly to a PayPal transaction by ID. Take the root PayPal URL for your country, and […]

FastScripts Plugin For Google Quick Search Box

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

I love to be surprised by what customers manage to do with my products, so I was thrilled when Martin Kühl wrote to tell me about his GitHub project that provides a FastScripts plugin for Google Quick Search Box. If you’re not familiar with Google Quick Search Box, it’s basically a Quicksilver-style launcher, which can […]