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Hold down F9, F10, F11, or F12 (or whatever you've set for the Expose and Spaces keyboard shortcuts) for a few seconds, and then release the key to enter and leave the appropriate mode without having to press the key again. This is particularly useful for Dashboard, in which you can check the contents of a widget and then return to your work with only a single key press.

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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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