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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."

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/21-Nov-05

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The first link for each thread description points to the traditional TidBITS Talk interface; the second link points to the same discussion on our Web Crossing server, which provides a different look and which may be faster.

Driven to Distraction by DRM -- Adam's annoyance with Apple's FairPlay DRM in last week's issue prompts discussion about DRM and how it can prevent legal activities. (5 messages)

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Maximum drive sizes -- Some older Macs can accept hard drives only up to certain sizes - why is that? (6 messages)

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Digital television changing fast -- After our release of "Take Control of Digital TV," a reader points to yet another promising new display technology. (1 message)

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Apple USB Modem for older Macs? Can the new Apple USB Modem work with older Macs? (3 messages)

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Airlines with power outlets -- There's nothing worse than running out of power on a long plane flight. But which airlines provide power outlets? (1 message)

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