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Spin Through Toolbar View Options

Although many people never change their toolbars from the default settings, all standard toolbars on the Mac offer six states: icon only, text only, and icon and text, with all three coming in normal and small size. You can change them by choosing View > Customize Toolbar.

But there's a shortcut that makes it easier to check out each variant. Simply Command-click the toolbar lozenge at the upper right of a window, and the toolbar switches to the next view. Click it enough times, and you cycle back to the start.

 
 

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New WireTap vs Audio Hijack Pro Thread -- Readers compare two popular programs used to record streaming Internet radio and other audio on the Mac. (6 messages)

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Long term maintenance of domain names -- Currently, maintaining domain names is a job for the technically inclined, but some partial solutions are available for people who may not be versed in the Internet's plumbing. (11 messages)

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Mac and TV convergence -- What does it mean to watch TV on your computer? And does it even make sense at all? (7 messages)

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Mac mini -- The discussion of Apple's new Mac mini continues unabated. (93 messages)

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Apple's Cash Hoard -- Spurred on by Apple's last record financial quarter, people wonder if Apple could drop the price of the Mac mini even further, taking a loss in order to boost market share. (18 messages)

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