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Keyboard Shortcuts in Stacks

You aren't limited to using the mouse or trackpad to select items within a stack. Once you've clicked a stack to open it, you can type a letter to jump to the first file starting with that letter, or press either the Tab or arrow keys to move among the stack's contents. Press Return to open the selected item.

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TidBITS Again Available in Spanish

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TidBITS Again Available in Spanish -- We're extremely happy to report that you can once again read TidBITS in Spanish each week! Our thanks go out to Jose Felix Navarro and the group of dedicated Macintosh users in Seville, Spain, who have restarted the volunteer translation team. You can find translated issues on the Spanish TidBITS site below, and you can also receive issues in email. To subscribe to the Spanish TidBITS mailing list, send email to <tidbits-es-on@tidbits.com>. If you know anyone who would appreciate reading TidBITS in Spanish, help spread the word! [ACE]

<http://www.tidbits.com/tb-issues/lang/es/>

 

New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as “Tx” for “TextExpander”. With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>