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Avoid Long Hierarchical Menus

If you right-click (or Control-click) on some item, such as a file in the Finder, and one of the sub-menus has many options (Open With is a frequent culprit), it may take several seconds to open, even on a fast machine, which is annoying if you did not actually want that sub-menu.

The trick is to not pull the cursor through the menu, but in a curve around it, so the cursor does not touch any menu items until lower on the list where you wanted to go.

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Coda 1.6.11

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Panic has released a maintenance update to the Web site development tool Coda. Version 1.6.11 enhances compatibility with Safari 5 by fixing the Web Inspector and removing cross site scripting warnings when working with remote JavaScript. The update also adds support for importing favorites from Panic's FTP/SFTP client Transmit 4, enables highlighting of CSS 3 properties, and corrects the behavior of the Find Wildcard command when capture groups is off. Release notes are available. ($99 new, free update, 20 MB)

 

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