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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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Random Eudora questions and comments -- Our last poll about email program usage prompts specific queries about Eudora. (16 messages)

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iTunes Music Store in Europe -- Readers note VAT prices with the European stores and bemoan the lack of an iTMS in Canada. (8 message)

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Comments on Word 2004 -- Matt Neuburg's review of Microsoft's new word processor provokes opinions on improvements to the program and whether or not they really are improvements. (4 messages)

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Commenting on the Email Client Poll -- Although the poll asked for readers to vote for a single email program, some people rely on several methods of getting their email throughout the day. (8 messages)

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