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Option-click to Hide Apps Quickly

This trick has been available in the Mac OS for years, but many people still don't know it. If you have too many windows cluttering up your screen, you can hide specific ones easily as you work. When you're in any application, hold down the Option key and click on another app's window, on the Dock, or in the Finder to switch to that other app and simultaneously hide all the windows in the previously current app.


Interarchy 7.2 Sports Useful New Features

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Interarchy 7.2 Sports Useful New Features -- Stairways Software's Interarchy is a venerable file transfer utility, but two new features in the recently released Interarchy 7.2 are sure to be helpful to many users. A new Bookmark bar makes it easier to jump quickly to often-visited locations, and an Auto Uploads feature makes it possible to match a local folder to a remote destination, such that files dropped in the local folder automatically upload to the destination. Among other smaller changes, Stairways improved the contextual menu in Safari that makes it possible to download files from the Web using Interarchy. Interarchy 7 requires Mac OS X 10.2 or greater. If you already own Interarchy 7.x, the upgrade is free. [TJE]



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