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Avoid Long Hierarchical Menus

If you right-click (or Control-click) on some item, such as a file in the Finder, and one of the sub-menus has many options (Open With is a frequent culprit), it may take several seconds to open, even on a fast machine, which is annoying if you did not actually want that sub-menu.

The trick is to not pull the cursor through the menu, but in a curve around it, so the cursor does not touch any menu items until lower on the list where you wanted to go.

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iSync 1.1 Supports More Phones, Safari Bookmarks

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iSync 1.1 Supports More Phones, Safari Bookmarks -- Apple has released iSync 1.1, its Mac OS X-only technology for synchronizing contacts, calendars, and other information across multiple computers and other devices (see "Jaguar, iCal, and iSync Appear" in TidBITS-639). Version 1.1 adds support for several new mobile phones and can synchronize Safari bookmarks between computers by way of a .Mac account (a feature you can emulate with the free JeepSafari if, for some reason, you don't want to install iSync). iSync 1.1 is available via Software Update or as a 5.3 MB download. iSync 1.1 requires Mac OS X 10.2 or newer and iCal 1.0.2 or newer; synchronizing to Palm devices requires a separate iSync 1.1 Palm Conduit available as a link on the iSync download page. [GD]

<http://www.apple.com/isync/>
<http://db.tidbits.com/article/06880>
<http://www.apple.com/isync/devices.html>
<http://www.apple.com/safari/>
<http://homepage.mac.com/sweetcocoa/ jeepsafari.html>
<http://www.apple.com/isync/download/>

 

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