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Option-Click in Scroll Bars for Jump Scrolling

In Mac OS X in general, and thus in most native Mac OS X applications, hold down the Option key and click anywhere in a window's scroll bar to jump to that spot (rather than scrolling one screen). If you like this behavior, you can make it the default in the Appearance preference pane. For "Click in the scroll bar to:" select "Jump to here."

 
 

Java for Mac OS X 10.7 Update 1 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 6

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Comments about Java for Mac OS X 10.7 Update 1 and Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 6
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Deacon Hill  2011-11-13 00:56
Unfortunately the Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 6 won't install unless you're running 10.6.8.? I've never updated to 10.6.8 because of bugs in 10.6.8 and 10.6.8, I believe it also drops Rosetta?
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2011-11-13 16:00
Apple has addressed all the major problems that were introduced in 10.6.7 and 10.6.8 at this point, so that's not really an issue. And Rosetta disappears from 10.7 Lion, but is still present in 10.6.8 Snow Leopard, so that's not an issue either.

All that said, unless you actually use Java much, or run into Java on the Web a lot, this Java update probably isn't a really important thing to have.