Four versions of the same app to demonstrate different app states in Sierra and High Sierra, and how your apps can join the undead.
The odd behaviour of some apps, which quit on their own, but hang around as zombies, and the long battle trying to make sense of logs.
This week, I have been attacked by zombies – half-dead apps which appear to have quit automatically, but […]
Why would anyone tell the user that an app had quit, but actually leave it hanging around, near-useless, in memory?
Put TextEdit or Preview into the background when they haven’t got an open window, and they quit automatically, don’t they? Actually they don’t, they just become zombies.
How can I constrain Find and Replace in TextEdit to work on just selected text?
In the first of a series, this explains how Macs work with Unicode, how to get the best out of that, and how to fix its problems.