Several significant improvements to CSV export to work around issues when importing to Excel and others.
Browsing my log in Excel for the first time was a revelation of its potential. We have the tools – all we need is the imagination.
Have you ever wished you could browse your logs in a spreadsheet, or analyse them using a statistics package? Now you can.
Using preference files comes with remarkably little effort when writing them in Swift and Xcode.
You can now save almost all your control settings as defaults. New windows then open with those settings ready for you. A great improvement.
A deep dive into the log to examine what happens when waking from system sleep. And where you can read a cache of old internet connections…
How to import complete log extracts into Excel or Numbers, using R as a conversion platform. It’s a bit convoluted, but it works.
Sierra’s new logs have new uses, such as collecting and analysing test and use data – only if you can import log extracts into a suitable app.
View the same log entries at different times, and their timestamps change. This explains why, and what is going on.
When Time Machine seems to take a long time preparing the next backup, or gets stuck, here is how to diagnose and deal with it.