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Spin Through Toolbar View Options

Although many people never change their toolbars from the default settings, all standard toolbars on the Mac offer six states: icon only, text only, and icon and text, with all three coming in normal and small size. You can change them by choosing View > Customize Toolbar.

But there's a shortcut that makes it easier to check out each variant. Simply Command-click the toolbar lozenge at the upper right of a window, and the toolbar switches to the next view. Click it enough times, and you cycle back to the start.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/09-Aug-04

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The second URL below each thread description points to the discussion on our Web Crossing server, which will be much faster, though it doesn't yet use our preferred design.

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RealNetworks vs iTunes -- RealNetworks is pushing a way to circumvent Apple's FairPlay DRM system to play other protected music files on the iPod. Readers theorize on why RealNetworks is taking this approach. (5 messages)

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Something more free than Web Crossing? As TidBITS continues to implement Web Crossing on the back end (most recently with the addition of our ExtraBITS weblog), people want to know more about Web Crossing and alternatives. (2 messages)

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Legal issues of serving music over iTunes network -- Is it illegal for a company to host a networked music server for its employees? (2 messages)

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