StuffIt Expander/Deluxe Updated to 7.0.3 -- Aladdin Systems has released StuffIt Expander and StuffIt Deluxe 7.0.3 for Mac OS 8.6/9.x and Mac OS X. StuffIt Expander, which is free but available only as part of the StuffIt Standard Edition bundle with DropStuff, DropZip, and DropTar, gains support for expanding RAR 3.0 archives. StuffIt Deluxe 7.0.3 shares that enhancement; squashes a few bugs; and can now browse archives in Tape Archive (.tar), Bzip2 (.tbz2), Gzip (.tgz), and compressed Tape Archive (.tar.Z) formats. All the applications feature better compression in the StuffIt X format and a new custom compression settings dialog. Note that if you're running StuffIt Deluxe 7.0 under Mac OS 8.6 or 9.x, you must first update to 7.0.1 before updating to 7.0.3; the downloads page linked below offers the necessary updater. You can find release notes in the ReadMe files that appear after installation. The StuffIt Expander update is free for everyone; the other updates are free for registered users of StuffIt Standard Edition 7.0 and StuffIt Deluxe 7.0. StuffIt Standard Edition 7.0.3 is a 5.8 MB download; StuffIt Deluxe 7.0.3 is a 17.1 MB download. [ACE]
Keyboard-based Dock Navigation
If you're a fan of keyboard shortcuts and navigation, you may want try accessing the Dock from your keyboard. Press Control-F3 to enter the Dock's keyboard access mode. Then you can press a letter corresponding with an item's name to select it; press Return to open it, Command-Q to quit the selected application, or Escape to exit keyboard access mode. You can also use the arrow keys, Tab key, and other keyboard navigation keys to toggle between the Dock items.
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