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Expand Finder Columns Quickly

Column view in the Finder is great for navigating through your disk's hierarchy, but the columns often aren't wide enough to show the full names of all the files. To expand a column to a width that will show all file names in their entirety, double-click the handle that you would normally drag to expand or shrink the column. To expand all the visible columns to that width, Option-double-click the handle.

 
 

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Creative Commons License Upheld in Dutch Court -- A reader provides more details about the case that Adam wrote about last week. (1 message)

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Comments on: Apple versus Apple -- Geoff Duncan's article about the Apple Corps lawsuit against Apple Computer prompts discussion of the case, including the reasons Apple hasn't pre-loaded music on iPods. (9 messages)

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How to reset printing under 10.4.5? An inkjet printer stops responding correctly under Tiger, but readers have a few suggestions for fixing the problem. (3 messages)

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Apple, iTunes and France: The Reality -- Readers discuss Kirk McElhearn's article looking at France's proposed legislation that could force Apple to open its FairPlay DRM or pull the iTunes Music Store from the French market. (6 messages)

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Hard Drive Backups and Retrospect -- Someone whose been lax about backing up asks for experiences using Retrospect, Mac OS X, and recent hard drives. (4 messages)

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Best standalone recorders for podcasts -- If you're looking to record audio on the go without hauling a PowerBook or iBook, check out these suggestions for recording units. (5 messages)

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