How To Scroll Horizontally (Left and Right) in Mac OS

This is something new to me, and something that I know doesn’t work in Windows XP. I was programming on my Macbook, when all the long, horizontal lines of code started bugging me. I had to click on the horizontal scrollbar and move the focus left and right, and I thought to myself, “Isn’t there a better way to do this? Let’s just see how smart the Apple developers are.” My first thought was that I should have gotten a

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How To Find Out What Network Adapter You Have

I run a virtualised copy of Windows XP with VirtualBox, and one thing that I couldn’t get running was the network adapter, or ethernet controller. There’s a free Windows program that helps you with this problem though: Everest. Download and install Everest, and it should tell you the manufacturer and model number of your card (or anything about your computer’s specifications for that matter). Now just go to the manufacturer’s website and get the right driver for your system!

How To Open Microsoft Office Documents in VMWare Fusion By Default

As much as I’d like to have a homogeneous operating system environment, it’s just not possible because of incompatible file formats or programs. So I have a virtualised copy of Windows running together with OSX on my Macbook Pro, which takes care of any programs or files needing Windows. One thing I like about VMWare Fusion is the Unity View, which allows me to run Windows applications within OSX. I tried running Mac Office 2008, but it’s HORRIBLY slow, and

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