A look at a key feature of my favourite anything box – exporting and why I don’t use Evernote.
Quick review of one of my favourite system tool for the Mac – SmartSleep
Remove Dock Animation Completely defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-time-modifier -int 0;killall Dock Reset Dock Animation defaults delete com.apple.dock autohide-time-modifier;killall Dock Set an Ultra-Fast Dock Hide & Display Animation defaults write com.apple.dock autohide-time-modifier -float 0.12;killall Dock Apply commands in a terminal window etc etc.
As part of the writing workflow, I have several text editors for editing raw text when I’m writing in Markdown. I also use different outlining apps which use OPML formatted files (mostly Mind Node, Tree or Scrivener) – OPML is useful for transferring outlines between applications.
This means that I need to keep changing the default application setting on OSX. This is not easy with standard OSX ( or maybe not at all).
I’ve been asked a few times about how I organise my PDF files and keep track of documents. This post looks at my workflow for capturing, storing, tagging and organising my Knowledge Management system. This is Part 2
A few times I’ve mentioned about how I manage collections of PDF documents, Text files and the accreted detritus of a Network Engineer. Since a number of people have asked me to talk in more detail about how I organise this and what methods I use, here is some rough description of how I perform knowledge management.
Seen some people talking about using TextExpander – here is one way that I use it.
Tip on configuring LaunchBar to add DuckDuckGo to your search templates. Because DuckDuckGo is better than Google search for me.
In the last couple of years, I find that I rarely use physical books to read something new. I recently started a new role that requires me to use a Windows 7 laptop and I’m finding it unreadable. Either there is something wrong with Windows or Apple have done something exceptional with screen displays.
Some tips on a Mac Bundle