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Keyboard-based Dock Navigation

If you're a fan of keyboard shortcuts and navigation, you may want try accessing the Dock from your keyboard. Press Control-F3 to enter the Dock's keyboard access mode. Then you can press a letter corresponding with an item's name to select it; press Return to open it, Command-Q to quit the selected application, or Escape to exit keyboard access mode. You can also use the arrow keys, Tab key, and other keyboard navigation keys to toggle between the Dock items.

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Backup 3.0 Observations -- Readers look at what's new in Backup 3.0, and evaluate whether it's mature enough to replace more expensive applications such as Retrospect. (3 messages)

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StuffIt 10 -- Following Allume's release of StuffIt 10, a reader explains why he's not eager to upgrade. (1 message)

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Small/old cross-platform backup solution -- Repurposing older Apple hardware, a reader looks for advice on how to integrate a Windows XP machine into his backup system. (5 messages)

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Car options for iPod -- Several methods are available to play music from an iPod through a car's audio system, but which ones are recommended from tried-and-true experience? (14 messages)

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Classic in Panther vs Tiger (and HyperCard) -- After experiencing lots of bugs while running in Classic under Mac OS X 10.4, a reader wonders if it's possible to downgrade Classic by itself, or if a full operating system downgrade is required. (6 messages)

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How "free" is Opera? News that the Opera Web browser is now available without having to pay a license brings up the topic of how the company is able to turn a profit. (4 messages)

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