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Fun Way to Send Attachments in Mail

If you're working in a file that you want to attach to a message in Apple Mail, you can transfer the file to Mail easily: From the title bar of the file's window, drag the little proxy icon to Mail's icon on the Dock. Your Mac will make Mail the active application and open a new outgoing message, with the file attached.

(If your icon won't drag, the file probably isn't saved.)

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/31-Jul-06

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Calling Mac Developers: Request for a Collaborative Editor -- Adam's article asking for a collaborative writing and editing application garners lots of suggestions. Are any of them what TidBITS and Macworld are looking for? (12 messages)

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AppleCare Provides Bootable TechTool CD -- A universal binary version of TechTool Deluxe is available, and AppleCare members can download a free disk image that will burn a bootable CD. But even if your AppleCare has recently expired, it's worth checking out. (1 message)

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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>