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Triple-Click to Select Entire Lines

Everyone knows about double-clicking to select words, but did you know that you can, in most applications, triple-click to select an entire line or paragraph?

 
 

Mac OS X 10.0.1 Available

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Mac OS X 10.0.1 Available -- A mere three weeks after the initial release of Mac OS X 10.0, Apple has released 10.0.1, a 4.1 MB update available via Mac OS X's Software Update control panel (which itself requires a 700K update before it gets the 10.0.1 Update). According to Apple, improvements include better support for third party USB devices, improved performance, better overall application and Classic-mode stability, enhanced support for iTunes, and support for the Secure Shell service (albeit through an older version than is commonly available elsewhere). [ACE]

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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>