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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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iPhoto 9.4, Aperture 3.4

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Apple has updated its two photo management applications to take advantage of the new Shared Photo Stream feature in iCloud. Both iPhoto 9.4 and Aperture 3.4 now enable you to share a selection of photos for others to view, and each app includes a new File menu item for easier access to opening and editing a file from the other’s library (if you have both iPhoto and Aperture installed). Additionally, iPhoto 9.4 adds new card and calendar themes and enables you to add comments to photos after publishing them to Facebook. Both updates are also rounded out by unspecified performance and stability improvements. (Free updates. iPhoto, $14.99, 757.61 MB via direct download; Aperture, $79.99, 554.48 MB via direct download)

 

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Comments about iPhoto 9.4, Aperture 3.4
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Andrew Rodger  2012-09-25 02:07
Since the 3.4 update came out, there have been a lot of problems showing up on the Aperture Expert forums. For a detailed look at the nature of the problem and possible fixes, go to: http://www.apertureexpert.com/tips/2012/9/23/solution-to-aperture-34-installation-problems.html#comments Have a look around on the site also as not all the 3.4 chat is covered in this one thread.