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Mac OS X Zip Expanding Utility

Firefox (and possibly other applications) may ask you what you want to do with .zip archives that you download from the Internet. If you want to expand them with Mac OS X (rather than StuffIt Expander), you may be unsure of which application actually does the job. You're looking for Archive Utility (in Leopard and later) or BOMArchiveHelper (in Tiger). In either case, the application is stored in Hard Drive/System/Library/Core Services/. Don't move it from there, though, or you'll confuse matters.

 

 

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CopyPaste 4.0.2 Released

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Script Software International this week announced the release of the multiple clipboard utility CopyPaste 4.0.2, a major upgrade from version 3.2.2, reviewed in CopyPaste: A Scoffer No More (TidBITS 364). New features include a CopyPaste Palette that provides visual access to ten clipboards plus all other CopyPaste features, support for drag & drop of items onto the CopyPaste Palette, and the capability to view and modify clipboards. Also new are tools that can convert back and forth between special characters and HTML entities, wrap text at 60 characters for email formatting, and convert short dates to long date formats.

 

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