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Option-click to Hide Apps Quickly

This trick has been available in the Mac OS for years, but many people still don't know it. If you have too many windows cluttering up your screen, you can hide specific ones easily as you work. When you're in any application, hold down the Option key and click on another app's window, on the Dock, or in the Finder to switch to that other app and simultaneously hide all the windows in the previously current app.

 
 

FreePPP 2.5v3 Patcher

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FreePPP 2.5v3 Patcher -- Steve Dagley and the FreePPP Group have released a 36K patcher program that updates the FreePPP 2.5v2 extension to 2.5v3. It fixes a nasty bug that has long been lurking in the original MacPPP code. In situations of heavy load, this bug could cause FreePPP to crash or hang. If you use FreePPP 2.5v2, you should update your copy. [ACE]

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