I tried to print a fax today. In Windows Vista’s Picture Viewer.

No can do. Vista sees my .tif file as an image, and tries to print is in landscape orientation. There was nothing I could do to change it. This highly aggravated. Vista was getting in the way of getting things done, a big no-no for tools – tools should help you get things done, not prevent you from that.

I turned to Vista’s help with no luck, and googled my problem. Lo an behold, I found several forum threads on that very subject.

The solution: download a fax viewer that works.

I am so irritated that I will download the software. If I could entirely replace Vista’s picture viewer feature, I would.

Don’t be like Vista. Don’t get in the way of your client’s work.