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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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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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