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How to find IE-downloaded files Apps
[This is one of the most basic of OS X tips, but I neglected to publish it earlier...most everyone is familiar with it, but I figured it was at least worth having in the system! -rob.]

There's a bug (feature?) in the PB in which new downloads from IE do not immediately show up in the finder.

There are a couple of ways to make them show immediately. The easy way is to go to the Download Manager window within IE, double-click the filename, and then click the Reveal in Finder button.

Alternatively, if you do something to the finder, the new files will show up. For example, create a new folder and drag it to the trash, and you should then see your newly downloaded files.

I assume this bug will be squashed before OS X 1.0 ships.
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Avoiding it altogether...
Authored by: Anonymous on Dec 01, '00 01:08:18AM

Of course, a much better way to avoid this bug altogether is to use OmniWeb. Although it's not necessarily as good of a browser of IE (marginally), it's definitely a better program: it is more stable, takes less memory, and meshes with OS X a bit better. It doesn't maximize below the Dock, uses OS X widgets, and (I think) it follows Apple's interface guidelines.

Just my few cents.

-Prachi Gauriar



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Avoiding it altogether...
Authored by: Anonymous on Dec 05, '00 02:07:07AM
Of course, a much better way to avoid this bug altogether is to use OmniWeb. Although
it's not necessarily as good of a browser of IE (marginally), it's definitely a better program


I'll agree the program is good, but the rendering engine leaves much to be desired. It has no
support for CSS1, CSSP, (both in wide use today), CSS2, XML, or XSLT. It has the same
problem as iCab: good end user features, but only very basic rendering support . I think both
OmniWeb and iCab would be good to consider adopting Gecko, and focus on development
of end user features. I'm not a huge Mozilla fan, but the fact is that it's a long, difficult road to
do CSS support right.

- Scott


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