Outlook has Tasks. I tend to flag emails that I need to take further action on, and they appear in my tasks list in Exchange:
iOS 5 and OSx (Mountain Lion or later) have ‘Reminders’. I figured that it must be possible to show Tasks from Exchange – after all, I could already sync Email and Calendars. So I set this up … and no tasks came through. Puzzling. Continue reading “Exchange Tasks integration with iOS and OSx”
This is a note for myself, found on Mac OSx Hints.
I don’t like the iCloud UI for OSx – it’s inferior to Dropbox. As each application has it’s own iCloud storage it’s pretty hard to store a heterogeneous set of documents relating to a project or customer. For example, a Contract document and an Expenses spreadsheet would be invisible from each other’s program – and Finder.
So, the hell with iCloud by default – let’s use the filesystem. In terminal, run:
defaults write NSGlobalDomain NSDocumentSaveNewDocumentsToCloud -bool false
I know, a little off-topic for a mostly SharePoint/.NET blog, but after a recent upgrade I found I had duplicate iPhoto icons in Launchpad. That frustrated me. I did a bit of Googling, and found others had the same problem, and were suggesting deleting the database that stores the Launchpad’s details. When the Dock was reloaded, it would recreate that database. Unfortunately, it would also lose the layout of all your folders and icons.
“Delete the database”, I thought, “It’s a database, how hard can it be to fix that?”
So I set out to fix the database without deleting it, and losing all my folders… Continue reading “Fixing Duplicate Icons in OSX Launchpad”