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Go Back and Forth Fast in Preview

If you're reading a PDF in Apple's Preview software, and you follow a bookmark or an internal link to move around within the PDF, you can quickly return to where you were by pressing the keyboard shortcut Command-[ (that's Command-Left Bracket). Or, you can choose Go > Back.

The command works iteratively, so you can go back to just the previously viewed page or if you issue the command again, to the page before that, and so on. There's also an equivalent Go > Forward (Command-]).

 
 

Eudora Pro Price Reduced, Beta Available

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Eudora Pro Price Reduced, Beta Available -- In a press release today, Qualcomm announced a special holiday price reduction on Eudora Pro 3.0. Through 08-Dec-97, you can buy Eudora Pro for an estimated price of $29, approximately half of the previous average street price of $59 (prices may vary at different retailers). For those who want a taste of the next version of Eudora Pro, Qualcomm has opened up a public beta test on Eudora Pro 4.0, which will add support for LDAP, M/HTML, automatic configuration, inline graphics, background email transfers, and more. [ACE]

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<http://www.eudora.com/betas/epro4_mac.html>

 

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>