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Always Show Recipient In iChat

In iChat under Snow Leopard, choosing View > Always Show Recipient Bar puts a buddy's status message and color at the top of any iChat window. It can also be used to select among multiple open iChat logins you have to send a message to that buddy, or to select among multiple accounts you have registered in Address Book for that buddy.

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Comments on A Switcher's Tale -- Readers respond to last week's article, including the need for using a Windows environment and the ongoing debate about Apple's historic insistence on single-button mice. (8 messages)

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Flash vs. iPod -- A reader who keeps his Eudora email files stored on an iPod (and mounts it on whatever computer he's using at the time) shares his experience attempting to switch over to flash memory. (1 message)

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Intel-based Macs and virtual Windows -- Robert Movin's article from last week mentioned the possibility of running Windows on an Intel Mac, but other readers want to know about emulating Windows within the Mac environment instead of creating a dual-boot scenario. (5 messages)

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Hacked by a font? After installing a new font, a reader's Mac goes haywire, suggesting a problem with the font cache. (2 messages)

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