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Keyboard-based Dock Navigation

If you're a fan of keyboard shortcuts and navigation, you may want try accessing the Dock from your keyboard. Press Control-F3 to enter the Dock's keyboard access mode. Then you can press a letter corresponding with an item's name to select it; press Return to open it, Command-Q to quit the selected application, or Escape to exit keyboard access mode. You can also use the arrow keys, Tab key, and other keyboard navigation keys to toggle between the Dock items.

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TidBITS Watchlist: Notable Software Updates for 15-Jun-09

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Firefox 3.0.11 from Mozilla is a security and stability update to the popular Web browser. Several critical security vulnerabilities that could be exploited to run arbitrary code have been repaired. Other more minor security vulnerabilities have also been addressed, as well as an issue causing the bookmark database to become corrupted. Finally, several problems with the SQLite internal database have been fixed. (Free update, 17.2 MB)

Script Debugger 4.5.3 from Late Night Software is a maintenance update to the AppleScript authoring environment. Changes include the pasting of object specifiers as a series of nested tell blocks instead of one object reference, an improved Balance command, automatic closing of AppleScript blocks, and the capability to continue when Script Debugger detects duplicate symbols coming from your libraries. Also several issues have been fixed including a hanging bug that occurred when viewing the InDesign dictionary, a bug that blocked auto-close and balance when unbalanced characters appeared in a style comment, and a bug that caused references to 'path' outside of a tell block to create incorrect 4-character codes. ($199 new, free update, 10.8 MB)

1Password 2.9.19 from Agile Web Solutions is a minor compatibility update to the password syncing utility. The latest version brings full support for Safari 4 on Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and 10.5 Leopard. ($39.95 new, free update, 11.8 MB)

 

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