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Option-Click AirPort Menu for Network Details

If you hold down the Option key while clicking the AirPort menu in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, you'll see not just the names of nearby Wi-Fi networks, but additional details about the selected network. Details include the MAC address of the network, the channel used by the base station, the signal strength (a negative number; the closer to zero it is, the stronger the signal), and the transmit rate in megabits per second showing actual network throughput. If you hover the cursor over the name of a network to which you're not connected, a little yellow pop-up shows the signal strength and type of encryption.

 
 

QuarkXPress 4.04 Update Addresses Numerous Bugs

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QuarkXPress 4.04 Update Addresses Numerous Bugs -- Quark has released an update to QuarkXPress 4.0 that fixes several bugs related to saving and printing, Find/Change operations, Bezier lines with arrowheads, and other miscellaneous problems. Additionally, Quark has modified the scripting syntax in the AppleScript dictionary to include new 4.0 features and work better with existing scripts. Owners of version 4.03 can download a 3 MB updater; owners of earlier versions of QuarkXPress 4.0 should download the 8.2 MB "universal updater." [JLC]

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