[Updated for 10.7 Lion]
[This plugin uses Yahoo’s maps API, which was shut down in September 2011. I don’t know if I’ll find time to switch to another data provider, so it’s broken for the time being]
Anne was putting together wedding invitations and asked me if Address Book could look up zip codes. Now it can. She likes it — maybe you will, too.
This is just a small Address Book plugin. It adds a menu item so that when you click on an address, you can find a ZIP code (including ZIP+4 for most addresses) and set it automatically.
To install, copy FindZip.bundle inside of ~/Library/Address Book Plug-Ins or /Library/Address Book Plug-Ins — creating the folder if it’s not already there. You’ll need to restart Address Book to get the menu to appear.
FindZip now requires Mac OS X 10.5 or later and is tested on 10.6 and 10.7.
FindZip comes with no warranty. While I have made every effort to make it as bug-free as possible, it may trash your address book, computer, and your car — though most likely the zip code. Let me know if you have any problems.
Download FindZip 1.0b3 (16k)