Tag Archives: macos

How to provide file icon thumbnails in macOS

Update My PreviewMarkdown app, which provides Markdown file previews and icon thumbnails in Catalins, is now available from the Mac App Store.

Providing content-based icon thumbnails in macOS Catalina follows the same pattern as generating file previews: QuickLook runs code from an app extension and calls a function within that code to draw the image that will be placed on the icon.

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Markdown file previews in Catalina, courtesy of PreviewMarkdown
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pdfmaker 1.1.0 released

I’ve just released version 1.1.0 of pdfmaker. You can view the source code here, and download an installer package here.

You can now select a single source file, not just a folder of files, and you specify the output PDF’s filename as part of the specified destination path, rather than separately (so the --name switch has been removed).

For a more detailed post about pdfmaker, click here.

How to fix iCloud bookmark sync glitches

Has iCloud and/or Safari just borked your bookmarks? This happened to me yesterday; here’s how I fixed it…

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