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Disabling Dock Space-Making Feature

Having a hard time dragging a file into a folder in the Dock without the Dock trying to make room for it? Holding down Command while dragging the item temporarily disables this Dock feature.

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Dutch Mailing List Available -- For those of you who like to read TidBITS in Dutch, you can now either read the issues on the Web or subscribe to a mailing list to receive issues automatically. To subscribe, send email to <tidbits-nl-on@tidbits.com>. We'd like to thank the energetic Dutch translation team for adding email distribution to the great work that they're already doing - and thank them for the electronic congratulations card they sent us for our 400th issue with pictures of the entire team! [ACE]

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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>