Apple’s mail client has an annoying limitation: If you want to export mail messages as
.emlx you have to do it one by one, i.e. dragging one message at a time from the Mail App’s window to a Finder window. It won’t let you drag several messages at the same time.
However with a small script this limitation can be circumvented easily. (This is Part II of the other Mail Export post.)
Continue reading Bulk-Export Mails from Apple Mail, Part II
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Mail Drop is a new Yosemite features that drew relatively little attention.
Mail Drop is super useful. It allows to send huge (really huge) attachments just as if they were normal, small attachments. It does this by uploading the attached file to a third-party server (i.e. not the SMTP server). The receiving mail client then either downloads the file automatically or the user can download it with a click on the attachment icon/link. (This depends on whether a mail client or web mail is used on the receiving side, or on the settings of the mail client.)
This allows to avoid problems like these: Continue reading OS X: Understanding and Configuring Mail Drop
Today I had a look on my 404 log to check if there were any broken links or orphaned slugs on my site. The log was more than a couple of days old and … rather long. Since I made some “experiments” with my site recently, it was likely that the majority of the 404s have been triggered by myself, that is, from my Mac, behind a dynamic IP address.
So, how to filter out these not-so-interesting entries? Continue reading Keep a History of your External IP Addresses
This AppleScript script is for users of the ConTeXt typesetting system on a Mac.
Main purpose of the script is to launch ConTeXt typesetting in a flexible way and independently of the text editor you are using. It can also typeset the product file while you’re editing any component (child) file.
Besides that it provides a GUI for various ConTeXt tools/scripts and contains an updater (and archiver) for the ConTeXt installation. Continue reading ConTeXt Typeset Tool