Data Detectors


Data Detectors is the best feature from upgrading to Leopard 10.5.2 this week.

Hover over an event, phone number, or address and you’ll have an option to add to Address Book or iCal.

Watch this video to learn more:


Creating this post I learned:

  • Quicktime controller has height of 16px which must be added to the movie’s actual height in the embed tag height attribute.
  • autoplay embed tag attribute is set in user Quicktime prefs, but can be overridden in embed tag. I’ve set autoplay to true so that you don’t have to click the video to get it to play.
  • showlogo embed tag attribute set to false will hide Quicktime logo while movie is loading.

About this site

The personal website of Beau Smith: Adventure seeker, designer, coder, culinary craftsman, athlete, lover.

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