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Edit iCal Event Titles Directly

In the Leopard version of iCal, double-clicking an event shows a summary of the event, and to edit the name (or anything else), you must click the Edit button in the summary pop-up. To bypass the summary and edit pop-ups entirely, Option-double-click the event name. That selects the text for editing, and you can make any changes you want. Click outside the event to save your changes.

 
 

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Escaping Palm HotSync Hell -- This week's article originally appeared as an ExtraBITS posting and generated discussion on TidBITS Talk. Readers debate the solidity of Palm's desktop application, and comment on The Missing Sync 4.0, which was reviewed in TidBITS-743. (7 messages)

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What to do with really old Macs -- We like Macs. We don't like to throw them away. They work for a long, long time. But, really, some older models aren't as useful today as they were in 1989. Here are some options for donating or disposing of older Macs. (9 messages)

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OmniWeb 5.0: The Powerful Web Browser -- After posting a note in ExtraBITS about the odd commentary regarding OmniWeb, numerous other people chime in with things they like and don't like about OmniWeb 5.0. (17 messages)

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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>