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Most recent submissions by user "baliset"

Registered since: August 12, 2008

77 +87/-10 votes

Non-resizing windows and lists

Submitted by baliset on August 12, 2008 to Annoyance, Usability

There are many examples of Apple-included preferencepanes, utilities or interface elements that can't be resized to show the full width of items in lists, despite there being obvious needs to be able to do so. For example, the Login window itself (more...)

Make all such dialogs resizable. Better still, move printer management back out into its own utility, which was better in Tiger.

Medium

Medium

Not fixed

50 +60/-10 votes

Search result windows should have same column options as Finder windows

Submitted by baliset on August 12, 2008 to Annoyance, Usability

Why has Leopard drastically downgraded the usefullness of Spotlight search windows?
Why do spotlight search result windows not have the same options for column display as other Finder windows?

There are demonstrably fewer options (more...)

High

Medium

Not fixed

(3 comments)

10 +14/-4 votes

Macs in KVM environments fail to remember monitor resolution

Submitted by baliset on August 12, 2008 to Annoyance, Usability

We have 8 servers sharing a server cabinet. A KVM box enables each of these servers to share a common screen, keyboard and mouse. If a Mac is rebooted and is not selected as the "active" screen then it will default to a much lower resolution

This rates as an OS-X bug because the solution would be so simple: Place a checkbox in the Displays System Preference named "Force this resolution on reboot".

Low

Low

Not fixed

15 +21/-6 votes

Show Icon Preview Mode short-circuits file renaming

Submitted by baliset on August 12, 2008 to Annoyance, Bug, Icons

When the "Show icon preview mode" is engaged in the Finder, the process of generating those previews interferes with file or folder renaming. Selecting an item and seeking to rename it by clicking the text frequently deselects or "jumps (more...)

The background process of icon generation should be threaded and should not interfere with any other operation, including renaming.

Medium

Medium

Not fixed

(1 comments)

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