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View Extra Battery Details in Snow Leopard

In Snow Leopard, Option-click the Battery icon in the menu bar to show the battery's current condition - Normal is good. Other messages might read Replace Soon, Replace Now, Check Battery, or Service Battery. Choosing the message opens a Mac Help document with more information.

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Keyboard Maestro 6.3

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Stairways Software has released Keyboard Maestro 6.3 with nearly 50 small enhancements and fixes in the automation utility. The update adds a delay before and after dragging in the drag mouse action, adds a number of Typed String trigger options, promises vast improvement in the performance of actions that write named clipboard entries, allows more use of shortcut letters in switchers with non-English keyboards, utilizes a “more modern method” of hardware key simulation to resolve issues with the Volume Control action, and adds support for displaying time saved in days, months, or years. A newly discovered bug can result in Keyboard Maestro-mediated clipboard text being messed up in some applications; look for 6.3.1 to appear shortly. ($36 new with a 20 percent discount for TidBITS members, free update, 24.1 MB, release notes)

 

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onekeratocom  2013-11-13 18:19
Keyboard Maestro is current available in the Productive Macs bundle, $30, offer expires Nov 18 http://www.productivemacs.com/
Adam Engst  An apple icon for a TidBITS Staffer 2013-11-21 10:05
And now we have 6.3.1 with a few clipboard-related bug fixes and 6.3.2 with a fix for a code-signing issue that might result in permissions problems. Too minor to write about separately, but worth getting.