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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.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/24-Jul-06

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Resurgence of Intellitext? Some Web sites use the IntelliTXT technology, which creates links out of keywords to display pop-up ads or other content. What creates the effect, and can it be turned off? (7 messages)

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Sending newsletters from a Mac -- A reader attempts to use phpList to send regular newsletters to family and friends, but is it the best solution? Several alternatives are suggested. (10 messages)

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Simple iPod/Auto Integration -- Last week's article about radio adapters to listen to an iPod in the car prompts plenty of suggestions for other products and solutions. (15 messages)

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Vista Requirements Released -- Readers report their experiences running the latest beta of Windows Vista on Macs, using Apple's Boot Camp and Parallels Desktop. (3 messages)

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>