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If you're in a Finder window and want to navigate up a level in the folder hierarchy beyond the currently selected level, simply press Command-Up arrow. (You can also Command-click the Finder window's title to pop up a menu of higher levels.)

 
 

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FreeConference.com comments -- Adam's article about FreeConference.com prompts feature suggestions and a few questions. (3 messages)

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Mounting MP3 players in Mac OS X -- A reader having trouble getting a non-Apple music player to mount under Mac OS X gets advice. (4 messages)

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iTunes 5 -- Readers discuss the new version of iTunes, including thoughts on the application's new appearance. (9 messages)

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Popup Dock and Dock Enhancers -- A reader extols the virtues of Popup Dock, an application for improving on the Dock's functionality, and that post generates another recommendation for DragThing. (2 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>