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Avoid Long Hierarchical Menus

If you right-click (or Control-click) on some item, such as a file in the Finder, and one of the sub-menus has many options (Open With is a frequent culprit), it may take several seconds to open, even on a fast machine, which is annoying if you did not actually want that sub-menu.

The trick is to not pull the cursor through the menu, but in a curve around it, so the cursor does not touch any menu items until lower on the list where you wanted to go.

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GoLive CyberStudio Gets Personal -- For some Web designers, the term "fully featured" can be interpreted as "extras I'll pay for but not use." GoLive is addressing budget-conscious users with the $99 CyberStudio Personal Edition, which includes most of the core Web-creation features of CyberStudio, but without some of the original's advanced features. Designers can lay out Web pages visually, edit HTML and JavaScript source code, and manage a site's files from within CyberStudio Personal. Features available only in the professional edition include integrated Dynamic HTML (DHTML), Cascading Style Sheets, grep-style search and replace, QuickTime 3.0 support, HTML 4.0 support, WebObjects support, and some built-in file transfer options. GoLive is offering free competitive upgrades for owners of full versions of PageMill, BBEdit, Home Page, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Front Page, NetObjects Fusion, and Symantec Visual Page; to qualify, users must either send their competitive software to GoLive or bring the packages to the GoLive booth at Web Design and Development '98 in San Francisco (23-Jun-98 to 26-Jun-98), or Macworld Expo in New York City (08-Jul-98 to 10-Jul-98). A free 30-day trial version is available as an 8.7 MB download. [JLC]

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