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Option-Click in Scroll Bars for Jump Scrolling

In Mac OS X in general, and thus in most native Mac OS X applications, hold down the Option key and click anywhere in a window's scroll bar to jump to that spot (rather than scrolling one screen). If you like this behavior, you can make it the default in the Appearance preference pane. For "Click in the scroll bar to:" select "Jump to here."

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/12-Jan-04

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GarageBand impressions -- TidBITS Talk readers voice their initial opinions of GarageBand and its user interface, and also clear up differences between it and Apple's Soundtrack. (9 messages)

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Macworld SF 2004 keynote notes -- Adam, Tonya, and Jeff took notes on the Macworld Expo keynote in a collaborative SubEthaEdit document (along with some Mac friends who joined in via Rendezvous), then posted it to TidBITS Talk. Read the notes here, as well as other people's responses to them and the keynote in general. (18 messages)

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One-ear headphones -- Dan Frakes's article on iPod headphones in December prompts the question of how to pipe stereo audio into one headphone. (3 messages)

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>