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Avoid Long Hierarchical Menus

If you right-click (or Control-click) on some item, such as a file in the Finder, and one of the sub-menus has many options (Open With is a frequent culprit), it may take several seconds to open, even on a fast machine, which is annoying if you did not actually want that sub-menu.

The trick is to not pull the cursor through the menu, but in a curve around it, so the cursor does not touch any menu items until lower on the list where you wanted to go.

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Final Cut Studio Updates Available

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Final Cut Studio Updates Available -- Apple's professional line of video editing applications saw updates last week to fix bugs and improve performance. Final Cut Pro 5.0.2, DVD Studio Pro 4.0.1, and Soundtrack Pro 1.0.1 are each available as separate downloads. If you own the entire Final Cut Studio (which also includes Motion 2), you can download a 46 MB updater that applies the fixes to each affected program. [JLC]

<http://www.apple.com/finalcutstudio/>
<http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/ finalcutpro502update.html>
<http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/ dvdstudiopro401update.html>
<http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/ soundtrackpro101update.html>
<http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/ finalcutstudioupdates.html>

 

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