QuicKeys Revs for Mac OS 8 -- After installing Mac OS 8, QuicKeys users have encountered problems with installed contextual menu commands not appearing on menus and with the Close Window and Zoom Window Mousies failing. Although CE Software provided workarounds that helped with these issues to varying degrees, a fix is now at hand in the form of the QuicKeys 3.5.2r1 updater, which corrects these problems in QuicKeys 3.5.2. CE's download page links to the new updater and to software for updating 3.5 to 3.5.2. [TJE]
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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QuicKeys Revs for Mac OS 8
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
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you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and