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Opening a Folder from the Dock

Sick of the dock on Mac OS X Leopard not being able to open folders with a simple click, like sanity demands and like it used to be in Tiger? You can, of course click it, and then click again on Open in Finder, but that's twice as many clicks as it used to be. (And while you're at it, Control-click the folder, and choose both Display as Folder and View Content as List from the contextual menu. Once you have the content displaying as a list, there's an Open command right there, but that requires Control-clicking and choosing a menu item.) The closest you can get to opening a docked folder with a single click is Command-click, which opens its enclosing folder. However, if you instead put a file from the docked folder in the Dock, and Command-click that file, you'll see the folder you want. Of course, if you forget to press Command when clicking, you'll open the file, which may be even more annoying.

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ScreenFlow 3.0.5

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Telestream has released ScreenFlow 3.0.5, a maintenance update to the screencast recording app that offers a plethora of fixes and improvements. Among the highlights, the new release resolves a problem with logging in to and publishing to Vimeo, modifies the iPhone export preset for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion to 480 by 320, and fixes an issue that caused occasional errors when recording PowerPoint presentations. The update includes many more minor fixes and subtle improvements. ($99 new from Telestream or the Mac App Store, free update, $29 upgrade from 2.x or 1.x, 14.1 MB)

 

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