Thoughtful, detailed coverage of the Mac, iPhone, and iPad, plus the best-selling Take Control ebooks.

 

 

Pick an apple! 
 
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.

Visit plucky tree

Submitted by
cricket

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/06-Feb-06

Send Article to a Friend

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.

Photo Printing Services for Business Use -- Where do you turn if you need large batches of digital photos printed on a quick turnaround? (6 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2864>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/703/>

Tools We Use: DropCopy -- Following Matt Neuburg's article, readers suggest other programs that do the same type of network file sharing offered by DropCopy. (6 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2866>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/706/>

iPhoto Slideshow to QuickTime -- Full-screen playback of video content seems to be available only to owners of QuickTime Pro - unless you use a one-line AppleScript command, that is. (3 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2867>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/707/>

Managing Simple Mailing Lists -- Readers recommend several options for someone who wants to run a simple mailing list. (19 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2868>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/708/>

Disney/Pixar Merger -- The merger of Disney and Pixar provokes additional thoughts about what the deal means, and what Steve Jobs's new role on Disney's board of directors might offer. (1 message)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2869>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/709/>

Traveling in Europe in a Van with a PowerBook -- An upcoming adventure brings up practical questions about power supplies, Internet access, and where to park the van. (9 message)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2870>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/710/>

PowerPC/Intel boot drive conflicts -- A reader wants to boot his Mac using an iPod, but which models will work successfully with which Macs? (6 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2871>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/711/>

10.3 and 10.4 on different partitions -- Advice for running both versions of Mac OS X on the same computer. (10 messages)

<http://db.tidbits.com/getbits.acgi?tlkthrd=2872>
<http://emperor.tidbits.com/TidBITS/Talk/712/>

 

PDFpen for iPad & iPhone, version 2 — it’s your mobile office.
Experience pro-level features like iCloud Drive, palm protection,
a new easy-to-use iOS 8 interface and more! Get full-featured PDF
editing power in a mobile app today! <http://smle.us/pdfpen2-ios-tb>