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Option-click to Hide Apps Quickly

This trick has been available in the Mac OS for years, but many people still don't know it. If you have too many windows cluttering up your screen, you can hide specific ones easily as you work. When you're in any application, hold down the Option key and click on another app's window, on the Dock, or in the Finder to switch to that other app and simultaneously hide all the windows in the previously current app.

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/16-Jan-06

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Wireless Range Extender -- Getting a device that extends the range of a wireless network to operate correctly turns out to be a surprising amount of work. (6 messages)

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iQue 3600 Review -- Travis Butler's review of the iQue 3600 GPS device prompts comments about the Navteq mapping data it uses and a warning about static build-up. (4 messages)

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