Category: Software

  • Re-enabled backspace to go back a page in Safari 6

    When I updated Safari from version 5 to version 6 I discovered the backspace key to go back to the previous page doesn’t work any longer. I’ve always used backspace for that purpose (when not entering text into a form), so here is how it is fixed: In short: defaults write NSUserKeyEquivalents -dict-add […]

  • Printing multiple images per sheet in Mac OS X Lion

    I have always taken the Windows way of printing multiple images and photos (on the same sheet) for granted but when I wanted to do the same from my Mac I quickly realized I didn’t know how. So, for future reference, here it is.

  • Open Terminal in Finder

    Here’s how to add “Open in Terminal” in the context menu (right-click menu) of folders in Finder: Go to System Preferences→Keyboard→Keyboard Shortcuts→Services and enable “New Terminal at Folder” (or “New Terminal tab at Folder”). It is also possible to add a keyboard shortcut for the command, e.g. Shift-Command-T. Adding a shortcut will disable the service […]

  • How to backup favorites in Navigon 6310 (MN7.5.9)

    The Navigon 6310 is a personal navigation assistant, PNA, which runs the Mobile Navigator software (MN7.5.9) from Navigon on top of its Windows CE 6 operating system. One hugh flaw in the default setup is that it is not possible to backup the favorite destinations one has saved in the device as they are stored in […]

  • Search problems in Mail (Mac OS X Lion) solved

    The other day I noticed the search function in Mac OS X Mail (Lion) wasn’t turning up email I know I had somewhere in some mailbox. This was quite irritating since I knew (roughly) the contents of the email and needed to get it but I didn’t know when I had gotten it.

  • Getting WordPress up and running on Mac OS X Lion

    This post briefly describes the steps necessary for setting up WordPress on Mac OS X Lion.