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Copy Disk Image as Folder

When you open a .dmg file, a disk image is mounted. You are then generally supposed to copy the contents of that disk image to your hard drive (to your Desktop, your Applications folder, or wherever). But what if you want to copy the whole disk image, including all its contents, as a folder? Hold the Option key, and drag the "proxy icon" in the title bar of the disk image window to the destination in the Finder.

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Suggestions for a USB ergonomic keyboard -- The Tactile Pro keyboard from Matias has earned high praise, but some people prefer ergonomic keyboards. Readers suggest a few options. (3 messages)

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Thinking of Tablet Macs -- Is a tablet Mac in the future? Readers discuss how Apple's thin computers could be adapted to a tablet design, as well as the quality of Mac OS X's handwriting recognition software. (4 messages)

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Mac Anti-Virus Programs -- Apple posted, then removed, Virex 7.5 for .Mac members, leading to discussion of what was wrong with the program. (5 messages)

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Problems with FTP on Panther -- The recent security update troubles prompt comments about concerns with the security of SFTP. (2 messages)

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Chording keyboards -- Will the chording keyboard ever become more than a niche device? (2 messages)

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