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Entries from August 2021

How to Insert Overline Characters

August 27th, 2021 · No Comments

In certain kinds of writing (e.g. mathematics or linguistics) it can be useful to insert characters with a line on top. This line is known by several names like an overbar, overline, or macron. Here are some examples of such characters: ā ō n̅ You can easily enter such characters in Nisus Writer and other […]

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Tags: Martin · Nisus Writer Express · Nisus Writer Pro · Tips

Two Mac Tips To Brighten Your Day

August 23rd, 2021 · No Comments

Here are two quick Mac tips that will give you strength, whiten your teeth, and eliminate doggy breath. Adjust Your Mac’s Volume in Fine Increments. Want to fine tune the volume on your Mac? Press shift+option while pressing the volume or brightness keys. It will adjust in quarter increments instead of full increments. This also […]

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Tags: Dave · Tips

MacBook Air vs. M1 Air: I’m Not Jealous!

August 13th, 2021 · No Comments

Last year I purchased an early 2020 MacBook Air. It’s the base model with an Intel Core i3 dual core processor. At the time I purchased the M1 Air was just around the corner. However, I couldn’t pass up the new-at-the-time Magic Keyboard. I have to say that keyboard was worth the upgrade alone. The […]

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Tags: Dave · General

More Nostalgia: Flying Toasters

August 5th, 2021 · No Comments

Here’s a nifty and lightweight flying toasters website that recreates that beloved After Dark screensaver.

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Tags: General · Martin