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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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Toast Titanium 11.1

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Sprinkled with Cocoa, Roxio has released Toast Titanium 11.1 with hundreds of changes and fixes due to this code rejiggering. However, that might be the cause of some stability and installation issues noted by PC & Tech Authority and commenters at 9to5Mac — so proceed with caution. The new release adds support for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion (including Gatekeeper code signing) and recording to 100 GB and 128 GB Blu-ray BDXL media. Web video capture now requires use of Safari, and YouTube users may need to opt out of the HTML 5 trial to capture video properly. Additionally, Mountain Lion users will need to update to 10.8.1 or later to publish video to YouTube. ($99.99 new, $79.99 with $20 mail-in rebate (PDF), free update, 88.5 MB)

 

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Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
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Comments about Toast Titanium 11.1
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Higherterrain  2012-09-04 06:58
So that it install correctly follow these directions.


1. Quit the Toast.app Setup Assistant
2. In Finder, click the pulldown GO menu and click GO TO FOLDER (or press SHIFT+COMMAND+G)
3. In the Go To Folder window, type (or paste) in: ~/Library/Preferences
4. Locate the "com.roxio.toast.plist" file and delete or move to the Trash
5. Close the window and launch Toast Titanium again
6. Proceed through the Setup Assistant as normal"
Thomas Shimer  2012-09-04 08:59
Have tried to update to Toast 11.1 to no avail. Have been in touch with Corel Support and have done everything to told me to do, including reinstalling from Toast 11.0 CD. All I get is Signature out of date but when I check it says good until 2017. When I try to update to 11.1 I get a message - update failed. I asked Corel Support what do I do next. Waiting for a replay.
Gerald Wright  2012-09-04 13:01
I just checked for an update for my Toast Titanium 11.0.6 and got the message "You're up to date!" my version is currently the newest version available.