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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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Adam Discusses Lion Release on the Tech Night Owl Live

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After last week’s release of Mac OS X Lion, Adam joined host Gene Steinberg to discuss various aspects of Lion, including the question of whether the name is really changing to “OS X Lion” (no) and how Apple provides terminology guidance to employees and media alike.favicon follow link