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Show Recent Items in Snow Leopard

The Recent Items submenu in the Apple menu is handy, but what if you want to work with a file in there in the Finder, rather than open it? Just press Command when that menu is showing, and all the Applications and Documents change to "Show ... in Finder." This feature is new as of Mac OS X 10.6.3 Snow Leopard.

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Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/07-Aug-06

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Getting Things Done with your Macintosh -- Following Jeff Porten's articles on the Getting Things Done organizational system, a reader endorses the approach while another points out an iCal-based workaround to Web-based tracking solutions. 2 messages

Merging iPhoto libraries -- Apple assumes that each Mac user has just one iPhoto library on one computer, but reality is quite different. What options are available for merging several libraries together? 5 messages

Wireless Mighty Mouse -- Apple's now-standard multi-button mouse gained a Bluetooth sibling recently, and readers squeak in with their opinions. 12 messages

Talking Points Memo Goes Mac (and has questions) -- The author of several high-traffic political weblogs made a public switch to the Mac and shared his impressions and questions, chief among them how to migrate Eudora mailboxes from Windows to the Mac. 3 messages

Just an off-the-cuff rant -- A new issue of Consumer Reports tackles viruses, spam, spyware, and laptops, with nary a mention of the Mac. Can you say, "ARGH!"? Yes, yes you can. 2 messages


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