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Keyboard-based Dock Navigation

If you're a fan of keyboard shortcuts and navigation, you may want try accessing the Dock from your keyboard. Press Control-F3 to enter the Dock's keyboard access mode. Then you can press a letter corresponding with an item's name to select it; press Return to open it, Command-Q to quit the selected application, or Escape to exit keyboard access mode. You can also use the arrow keys, Tab key, and other keyboard navigation keys to toggle between the Dock items.

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Apple Multimedia Program

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Those of you doing serious multimedia development projects might be interested to know that Apple recently created a Multimedia Program to support developers and publishers. It's available now in the US and Canada and will be available worldwide in mid-1993. Joining the program costs $550 before 31-Jan-93 and $750 after that, with an additional $100 discount for current Apple Associates and Partners at all times.

According to Apple, the Apple Multimedia Program Components include:

  • Market research reports on the multimedia market
  • Multimedia Design, Human Interface, and Production Video Series
  • Multimedia Products Directory and Multimedia Services Directory
  • Multimedia training
  • Multimedia guidebooks
  • Multimedia AppleLink area with marketing and technical information visible only to members of the program
  • QuickTime Forum newsletter
  • Annual International QuickTime and Multimedia Conference
  • Third-party discount program

For more information about joining the Apple Multimedia Program, contact Apple at 408/974-4897, or via email at:

devsupport@applelink.apple.com

 

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