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Option-Click in Scroll Bars for Jump Scrolling

In Mac OS X in general, and thus in most native Mac OS X applications, hold down the Option key and click anywhere in a window's scroll bar to jump to that spot (rather than scrolling one screen). If you like this behavior, you can make it the default in the Appearance preference pane. For "Click in the scroll bar to:" select "Jump to here."

 
 

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Roomba: a Robot Underfoot -- Tonya's review of the Roomba vacuum-cleaner robot prompts feedback from TidBITS Talk users that own Roombas or have questions about it. (9 messages)

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Squeezebox -- A reader uses several Squeezeboxes (the music streaming component from Slim Devices) to set up a Pluto home audio system. (3 messages)

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'Evil' Widgets in Dashboard -- Readers discuss the potential security vulnerabilities in Dashboard, and how the Mac OS X 10.4.2 addresses a problem (or, in some people's opinions, fails to address it). (11 messages)

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