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Hint TitleDateViewedCmnts
Creating strong passwords for OS X Thu May 17 2001 4,180 5
Reduce FileMaker Pro 7 launch times Fri Mar 26 2004 4,180 6
Add fonts to the built-in Stickies widget Mon Apr 25 2011 4,178 2
Easily copy the currently open folder in the Finder Wed Apr 28 2004 4,177 9
Solution for weird NFS mount names Thu Dec 13 2001 4,177 4
Remove the 'minor problem' message Tue Dec 12 2000 4,176 1
Resizing the dock Wed Feb 07 2001 4,176 0
Relocated home folder and a non-emptiable trash Tue Jun 01 2004 4,175 23
10.5: Rearrange entire Spaces panes via drag and drop Tue Nov 13 2007 4,175 3
Terminal directory navigation with the tab key Mon May 13 2002 4,174 4
Send notifcations to groups with iCal and Address Book Mon Mar 14 2005 4,173 4
Cool uses for the command key Tue Apr 03 2001 4,170 0
Access application help files in Internet Explorer Mon Jun 16 2003 4,170 5
Use 'nice' to reduce File Sharing load? Wed Mar 28 2001 4,169 6
Quoting replies in mail.app Sun Apr 15 2001 4,166 7
Colorized 'ls' in the Terminal Thu Nov 22 2001 4,164 6
Getting Pages to cooperate with the keyboard page up and page down buttons Mon Feb 28 2011 4,164 5
A fix for a Wacom Graphire, X11, and Exposť issue Mon Aug 30 2004 4,161 1
A fix for failing DiskWarrior CD update burns Thu Feb 05 2004 4,160 2
Quick way to get artwork from currently playing iTunes track Tue May 21 2013 4,159 0
Jump to locations in open/save dialogs Tue May 22 2001 4,159 3
Adobe Bridge CS5: Keep folders on external volumes in favorites bar Wed May 25 2011 4,158 1
Use Print Center Repair to fix troublesome printers Mon Dec 02 2002 4,158 1
10.7: Mission Control with older keyboards Tue Oct 04 2011 4,157 3
Speed dock and Finder window interaction Sun Apr 07 2002 4,157 4
Invisible partitions cause Classic install problems Fri Nov 22 2002 4,156 3
View multi-page previews of Word files on Finder icons Thu Aug 16 2012 4,155 1
A possible fix for an esound error Thu Nov 04 2004 4,155 2
OS 9 to OS X switching failure on Beige G3s Sat Jan 26 2002 4,154 5
Scroll left and right via scrollwheel in iPhoto2 Mon Feb 03 2003 4,148 3
Enlarge the album art window in iTunes4 Wed May 14 2003 4,148 2
A fix for an iSync Error - E_FMS_FILE_FOUND Mon Feb 09 2004 4,146 0
Another way of removing iMovie3's Ken Burns Effect Fri Feb 07 2003 4,143 2
New poll: Mac App Store and software purchases Fri Jun 01 2012 4,142 14
Discover entitlements for sandboxed applications Tue Jun 26 2012 4,141 3
Change the modification date on iPhoto imports Mon Jan 14 2002 4,141 7
Drag queued print jobs between printers Fri Jan 24 2003 4,141 2
Internal modem and flash dial modifier workaround Thu Oct 18 2007 4,141 0
Preview crops In Aperture Tue Jan 22 2008 4,136 2
Use Zingg! to control which app opens any object Thu Dec 27 2001 4,135 2
Disable Go to Folder in Finder's Go menu Wed Sep 05 2012 4,134 4
10.7: Viewing Email when Organized by Conversation Tue Jan 31 2012 4,133 8
Energy Saver, 10.2.4, backups, and FireWire Tue Feb 25 2003 4,133 4
Free units conversion app in OS X Thu May 31 2001 4,132 8
Replace Keynote graphics in the Finder Tue Jan 21 2003 4,130 0
Retain image info with Nokia 6600 and iView Media Pro Tue Mar 30 2004 4,129 0
Drag files from Safari 5 Downloads popup Mon May 14 2012 4,129 2
Drag links in Safari to view target URLs Mon Jan 13 2003 4,128 3
Create a one-click cursor location pop-up menu Tue Mar 26 2002 4,128 6
Change the format of iCal email messages Fri May 07 2004 4,128 0
Faster Finder scrolling with scroll wheel mice Thu Nov 01 2001 4,123 4
Show additional item information in 10.2 Thu Sep 05 2002 4,123 5
macosxhints and versiontracker searches for Mozilla Firebird Fri Sep 12 2003 4,121 4
BETA ONLY - Use 9.1 and 9.04 with OS X Thu Jan 11 2001 4,120 2
More 10.5 hints coming later ... Mon Oct 29 2007 4,119 3
Print from page 2 onwards Wed Dec 14 2011 4,118 3
macosxhints is closed for President's Day... Mon Feb 18 2008 4,118 4
Hints on keeping up with the hints... Tue Oct 28 2003 4,117 6
Free drive space by eliminating OS 9 application bits Tue Jul 09 2002 4,117 7
IP Firewall Tue Mar 05 2002 4,116 8
10.7: See Exposť view of an app in the background Tue Feb 07 2012 4,116 4
Confirmation of a multi-user application limits bug Wed Feb 04 2004 4,115 16
Avoid issues with Java applets in browsers and SOCKS proxy Mon Dec 01 2003 4,114 0
10.7: Set Finder labels by drag and drop Wed Feb 29 2012 4,114 2
Add remote apps to the Applications menu in X11 Tue Jun 29 2004 4,113 0
New modem options available on certain 10.2.5 Macs Mon Apr 21 2003 4,111 11
Find albums in iTunes by searching for a track Fri Nov 18 2005 4,109 0
Keep track of page location while zooming text in Safari Wed Apr 28 2004 4,108 9
Duplicate text sections via drag and drop Wed Jan 19 2005 4,108 6
Use both versions of Keynote concurrently Wed Jan 26 2005 4,108 1
iCal uses fn key in Go to Date window Tue Mar 01 2011 4,106 8
How to force an update to QuickTime Thu Jan 03 2002 4,106 13
S-video and Mac OS X 10.1 upgrade Thu Sep 27 2001 4,105 0
Put Aperture stacks in any order during creation Wed Oct 17 2007 4,105 0
Control Mozilla tabs with a programmable mouse Wed May 01 2002 4,103 4
One workaround for iMovie3 sound bugs Mon Sep 15 2003 4,103 8
Using Mail.app with sendmail in 10.1.1 Fri Nov 16 2001 4,102 0
Hide iDVD while encoding in the background Thu Feb 07 2002 4,102 4
Use the Enter key in list views for instant renaming Tue Apr 08 2003 4,100 3
Don't use old themes and MetamorphX! Fri Nov 30 2001 4,099 2
Reduce FaceTime CPU when only using voice Mon Apr 22 2013 4,099 7
10.3: Finder saves search terms across reboots Mon Nov 10 2003 4,097 0
Switch to Pages without opening a new document Tue Jan 25 2005 4,097 4
Import messages into Mail.app from Turnpike (PC) Tue Sep 30 2003 4,094 1
Fix RSS bookmarks with no count in Safari Fri Jul 30 2010 4,092 3
One way to modify all instances of a given file name Tue Nov 27 2007 4,092 0
Share iTunes libraries with older Macs Tue May 25 2004 4,092 1
Older Macs and backside cache in PB Wed Dec 06 2000 4,089 0
Open Firmware passwords and non-US keyboards Tue Oct 16 2001 4,088 0
Palm Desktop and disk partitions Thu Aug 29 2002 4,088 2
Find What's Being Excluded from Backups and Remove Backup Exclusion Metadata Mon Jul 16 2012 4,088 5
Re-enable Brickhouse firewall after upgrade install Wed Mar 03 2004 4,088 1
Install a streaming network MP3 server Tue Jan 15 2002 4,085 5
Dave 3.0 for X released as a free preview Tue Jul 17 2001 4,084 0
Easily assign layer color labels in Photoshop Fri Oct 11 2002 4,084 2
How to wake a 'sleeping' Print dialog Mon Dec 19 2005 4,083 3
Fix a Finder glitch when updating apps by drag and drop Fri Dec 23 2011 4,081 4
Easily access remote files on encrypted disk images Fri Nov 22 2002 4,079 4
Create an exact copy of your system Fri Mar 15 2002 4,078 5
Poor-man's AppleScript vocalizer Mon Jun 13 2011 4,077 7