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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."

 
 

Free Copy of Snow Leopard for Leopard-Using MobileMe Holdouts

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Thanks to Macgasm for pointing out that Apple is now giving away free DVD copies of Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard to MobileMe users still running on 10.5 Leopard. This is to aid those users in making the jump to 10.7 Lion (which must still be purchased from the Mac App Store for $29.99) and thus iCloud before MobileMe’s 30 June 2012 shutoff date. Of course, a copy of Snow Leopard won’t help those still using PowerPC-based Macs, which can’t upgrade past Leopard, but if you’ve simply been dragging your feet, this is a nice enticement to make the switch.Generic Globefollow link

 

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Greg C  2012-04-19 20:42
This "offer" sounds nice, but doesn't help me. I have Snow Leopard and MobileMe, which means to fully use iCloud I should get Lion before June 30th. To get to that point I have to finally migrate stuff that still uses Rosetta. And when does Mountain Lion appear? I'll wager it isn't before June 30th. I will be mightily cheesed off if Mountain Lion comes out on July 1st.
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2012-04-20 07:44
Yup, you're already one generation ahead of the people Apple is trying to entice with this offer.