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Want to see which groups one or more contacts belong to? Select them and then press the Option key. Address Book highlights the groups of which the selected contacts are members.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/25-Oct-04

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The Tyranny of Email -- You probably rely on email for your daily communication, but is it taking up too much of your time? When is communication a distraction? And can you really afford to quit your email client? (4 messages)

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iChat archiving -- With all the text generated by iChat instant messaging, how do you find an old conversation? (5 messages)

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Bookmarks in Preview? One reader, who uses Preview to read her Take Control ebooks, wonders if the program can be bookmarked in much the same way you put a scrap of paper in a physical book. (4 messages)

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Issues with Office 2004 SP1 -- Readers discuss the changes in Microsoft's latest service pack update for Office 2004. (2 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>