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Turn Off Filename Extension Warning

In Leopard, Apple fixed an annoying aspect of working with the Finder in Tiger. Previously, if you changed a file's extension, the Finder prompted for confirmation. But since no one has ever accidentally changed a filename extension, Apple thankfully added an option to turn that warning off in the Leopard Finder's preferences. Choose Finder > Preferences, and in the Advanced screen, deselect Show Warning Before Changing an Extension.

 

 

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DealBITS Drawing: Cocoatech Winner

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DealBITS Drawing: Cocoatech Winner -- Congratulations to Gloria Harman of yahoo.com and Richard I. Levine of pobox.com, whose entries were chosen randomly in last week's DealBITS drawing and who will be receiving a copy of Cocoatech's Path Finder. Don't despair if we didn't pick your entry, since Cocoatech is offering a special price on Path Finder for all TidBITS readers, bringing the price from $34 down to $29.95. The discount is good through 02-Feb-04 via the second link below. Thanks to the 564 people who entered, and keep an eye out for future DealBITS drawings. [ACE]

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