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Fun Way to Send Attachments in Mail

If you're working in a file that you want to attach to a message in Apple Mail, you can transfer the file to Mail easily: From the title bar of the file's window, drag the little proxy icon to Mail's icon on the Dock. Your Mac will make Mail the active application and open a new outgoing message, with the file attached.

(If your icon won't drag, the file probably isn't saved.)

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk for 06-Jul-09

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Why AT&T Has a Lock on the iPhone -- Glenn Fleishman's article on why you won't see an iPhone on Verizon (or other networks in the United States) generates discussion of data capacity, coverage area, and hardware. (17 messages)


Persistent Safari problem - unable to enter text in form fields -- Incompatible add-ons for Safari 4 may be the cause of someone not being able to enter text into fields. (2 messages)


iPhone Spyware -- The way Apple has set up iPhone applications and the App Store makes it hard to believe a spyware app exists (unless your iPhone is jailbroken). However, a known vulnerability in SMS messaging does present an opportunity for attack. (9 messages)


3GS Upgrade Madness -- A reader shares his infuriating story about trying to upgrade two iPhone 3G phones. (12 messages)


Which Mac would be the closest equivalent to the iPhone 3GS? -- Is the iPhone 3GS akin to a PowerBook G4 in processing power? (4 messages)


New in-article TidBITS commenting system -- TidBITS Talk readers wonder how the comments will impact the mailing list. (Why yes, this is a summary description of a discussion thread about a commenting system!) (13 messages)

 

New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>