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Mac OS X Zip Expanding Utility

Firefox (and possibly other applications) may ask you what you want to do with .zip archives that you download from the Internet. If you want to expand them with Mac OS X (rather than StuffIt Expander), you may be unsure of which application actually does the job. You're looking for Archive Utility (in Leopard and later) or BOMArchiveHelper (in Tiger). In either case, the application is stored in Hard Drive/System/Library/Core Services/. Don't move it from there, though, or you'll confuse matters.

 
 

iPhoto Visual QuickStart Guide Available in PDF

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iPhoto Visual QuickStart Guide Available in PDF -- For those who have purchased my latest book, iPhoto 1.1 for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide, you can now download the entire book in PDF format. As with the first electronic version, which Peachpit and I made available via Amazon before the book appeared in print, I bookmarked every page, linked all the entries in the Table of Contents and Index to their destination pages, and made all the Web links and email addresses hot. New in this version are many color screenshots, and at 5 MB it's also half the size of the previous version. For the current download location and password to the StuffIt archive (and to receive notification about new versions), send an email message (no special Subject or body is necessary) to <get-iphoto-vqs@tidbits.com>. If you order the book via Amazon or some other online service and don't want to wait for it to arrive before downloading the PDF version, just cc me on your message to the above address and paste your receipt in, so I can send you the password directly. One final request - if you've bought the book and have a moment, I'd appreciate it if you could write a short review on Amazon - they really do help. Thanks! [ACE]

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