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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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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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