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Opening a Folder from the Dock

Sick of the dock on Mac OS X Leopard not being able to open folders with a simple click, like sanity demands and like it used to be in Tiger? You can, of course click it, and then click again on Open in Finder, but that's twice as many clicks as it used to be. (And while you're at it, Control-click the folder, and choose both Display as Folder and View Content as List from the contextual menu. Once you have the content displaying as a list, there's an Open command right there, but that requires Control-clicking and choosing a menu item.) The closest you can get to opening a docked folder with a single click is Command-click, which opens its enclosing folder. However, if you instead put a file from the docked folder in the Dock, and Command-click that file, you'll see the folder you want. Of course, if you forget to press Command when clicking, you'll open the file, which may be even more annoying.

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Eudora 4.3.1 Replaces Version 4.3

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Eudora 4.3.1 Replaces Version 4.3 -- After an initial abortive release of Eudora 4.3, Qualcomm quickly uploaded version 4.3.1, which fixes a bug caused by a single line of code being inadvertently removed in the final compile. The bug? In Sponsored mode, Eudora 4.3 wouldn't fetch ads. Unfortunately, Eudora 4.3 will get cranky and start nagging after not receiving ads for several days and will automatically switch down to Light mode after a few weeks. So if you downloaded 4.3 and are using it in Sponsored mode, you'll want to get 4.3.1 instead. Again, if you're a current Eudora Pro 4.x user, wait for the updater that will bring you up to Eudora 4.3 and register you in Paid mode, due later this week - the full Eudora 4.3.1 won't accept Eudora 4.x registration numbers. The updater, initially slated for last week, is now scheduled to become available later this week.

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Also note that we biffed the system requirements for Eudora slightly in last week's article in TidBITS-517. Eudora 4.3.1 requires a PowerPC-based Mac with Mac OS 7.6 or above with QuickTime 3.0.2 or later (which you can download from the custom installation screen in Eudora's installer). Eudora 4.3.1 is a 5.6 MB download. [ACE]

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