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Spin Through Toolbar View Options

Although many people never change their toolbars from the default settings, all standard toolbars on the Mac offer six states: icon only, text only, and icon and text, with all three coming in normal and small size. You can change them by choosing View > Customize Toolbar.

But there's a shortcut that makes it easier to check out each variant. Simply Command-click the toolbar lozenge at the upper right of a window, and the toolbar switches to the next view. Click it enough times, and you cycle back to the start.

 
 
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Ken Klein  2011-04-03 19:37
This is definitely the most secure way to make passwords. They are all random and very secure. If you can organize them for retrieval whenever you need them, great. If have trouble keeping dozens of random passwords ready when you need them, you may need a different strategy. I've spent a lot of time on this subject and just wrote a book on it. The concept is called the password sandwich. You create a short ingredient list and have a recipe for creating your password based on the site. If you take a little time to plan it out, you can keep all your passwords on a simple wallet card that if lost, will not reveal anything. The book won't be out until 4/15, but I do give a good bit of info on the website. If you google "Password Sandwich" or "healthy passwords" you should find the website. The password worksheet page under bonus materials gives a good bit of information without having the book.