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Use Expose to Open Files Quickly

Looking for an easy way to drag a file into a hidden application? First enter Expose's All Windows mode by hitting F9, then hover over an application's window while dragging your file, pause for a moment (or press the Space bar) and that window will spring to the foreground enabling you to open the file within that application.

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Macintosh Internet Solutions Resource

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Macintosh Internet Solutions Resource -- Starfish Technologies, an Australian consulting firm specializing in Mac OS, Unix, and internetworking, has prepared a useful overview to Macintosh Internet solutions. Originally commissioned for use by Apple resellers in Australia, Apple Australia has made the guide available for anyone needing solid information about Macs and the Internet. It's great to see Apple's overseas divisions contributing to the international Macintosh community in this way. Software developers who wish to have their Internet-related products (commercial, shareware, or freeware) included should contact <netguide@starfish.net.au>, and anyone interested in other comprehensive collections of Macintosh Internet resources should check out the Web sites below. [ACE]

<http://www.apple.com.au/GSAIS/>
<http://www.starfish.net.au/>
<http://host.comvista.com/Internet.tfm>
<http://www.netprolive.com/products/ productDefault.html>
<http://www.cen.uiuc.edu/~wronkiew/macos_servers />

 

New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>