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Fun Way to Send Attachments in Mail

If you're working in a file that you want to attach to a message in Apple Mail, you can transfer the file to Mail easily: From the title bar of the file's window, drag the little proxy icon to Mail's icon on the Dock. Your Mac will make Mail the active application and open a new outgoing message, with the file attached.

(If your icon won't drag, the file probably isn't saved.)

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/17-Jan-05

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New version of Graphing Calculator -- Last week's article on the re-emergence of Graphic Calculator brings up other math applications (2 messages)

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New iDVD 5 -- Can the just-announced iDVD 5 support burning to third-party DVD burners? No, but with an important caveat. (10 messages)

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Mac mini -- Although Apple's new diminutive Mac hasn't yet been released, readers are already planning how they're going to use the Mac mini - from small entertainment centers to transportable Macs that are more convenient than a laptop. (26 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>