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Cull Graphics Quickly with Preview

You're faced with a folder full of images, and you need to sort through them, trashing some number and keeping the rest. For a quick way to do that, select them all, and open them in Preview (in Leopard, at least). You'll get a single window with each graphic as an item in the drawer. Use the arrow keys to move from image to image, and when you see one you want to trash, press Command-Delete to move it from its source folder to the Finder's Trash. (Delete by itself just removes the picture from Preview's drawer.)


Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 19-Jan-09

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Kindle? What Kindle? Readers hoping for an Apple ebook reader like the Amazon Kindle to appear at Macworld Expo were disappointed, but with the iPod touch and iPhone, does Apple even need to make one? (2 messages)

January 22nd, 2009 - the 25th Anniversary of the Macintosh -- Will Apple do anything to commemorate the 25th anniversary of introducing the Mac? Should we take matters into our own hands? (10 messages)

Apple does solicit feedback! People complain that feedback to Apple is like tossing a rock into a deep well, but the company does occasionally contact people directly. (7 messages)

The Future of Macworld -- With Apple having exited Macworld Expo, what will the show be like? And is there any truth to the rumors that Apple might make an appearance at CES, the Consumer Electronics Show? (15 messages)

Re-Unplugging QuickTime from Safari? After a recent update to Safari, a reader realized that the browser is handling playback of QuickTime movies, rather than handing them off to QuickTime Player where he prefers to view them. Is there a setting to change this behavior? (2 messages)

Protect Yourself From the Safari RSS Vulnerability -- Simply switching the default RSS reader setting in Safari is apparently not enough to bypass a recent vulnerability. (3 messages)


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