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Cull Graphics Quickly with Preview

You're faced with a folder full of images, and you need to sort through them, trashing some number and keeping the rest. For a quick way to do that, select them all, and open them in Preview (in Leopard, at least). You'll get a single window with each graphic as an item in the drawer. Use the arrow keys to move from image to image, and when you see one you want to trash, press Command-Delete to move it from its source folder to the Finder's Trash. (Delete by itself just removes the picture from Preview's drawer.)

 
 

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TiVo Series2 improvements -- Readers report their experiences with TiVo's second-generation digital video recorder, including how it differs from DirecTV combination units. (11 messages)

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TiVo vs. EyeTV -- Does television belong in the living room or on your Mac (or both)? Readers compare TiVo with the EyeTV from El Gato Systems, which can record programs to your Mac. (3 messages)

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Office X 10.1.5 upgrade -- For at least one reader, the installer for Microsoft's latest update seems to fail if you don't have the entire Office X suite. (3 messages)

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Apple Wireless Keyboard and Mouse -- We speculated that Apple will likely include its wireless keyboard and mouse in future Macs, but the nature of establishing Bluetooth connections might prevent that. Also, one reader suggests an alternative to Apple's cordless rodent. (9 messages)

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