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Expand Finder Columns Quickly

Column view in the Finder is great for navigating through your disk's hierarchy, but the columns often aren't wide enough to show the full names of all the files. To expand a column to a width that will show all file names in their entirety, double-click the handle that you would normally drag to expand or shrink the column. To expand all the visible columns to that width, Option-double-click the handle.

 

 

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QuicKeys X2 2.1 Released

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QuicKeys X2 2.1 Released -- CE Software last week shipped QuicKeys X2 version 2.1, a free update for registered users of QuicKeys X2 2.0 that improves the recording of shortcuts in QuicKeys, offers additional control over the speed at which QuicKeys types text, and the capability to jump to a particular step in a shortcut. QuicKeys X2 2.1 is a 10.2 MB download, and requires at least Mac OS X 10.2.3. New copies cost $100, upgrades from previous versions are between $20 and $70, and there's a 30-day trial version you can test drive. [ACE]

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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>