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In Apple Mail, if you need to work back and forth between two different views of Mail's mailbox contents, you can do so quite easily. For example, you might want to look at a mailbox holding all filtered-in sales orders from the past week while also looking at a smart mailbox showing unanswered customer questions.

To avoid constantly clicking between mailbox views and losing your context each time, choose File > New Viewer window to get a second window and then arrange each window as desired.

 
 

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Apple Updates iPods, Introduces Movies, Previews iTV -- Installing iTunes 7 on an older machine causes jerky video playback. What can be done to improve the quality? (3 messages)


Using MySQL on a Mac -- Following last week's article on MySQL, TidBITS readers call out SQL utilities and resources, and ask about moving from FileMaker development. (8 messages)


Aperture 1.5 Faces Latest Lightroom Beta at Photokina -- Sal Soghoian, AppleScript and Automator guru, points out that the latest version of Aperture includes significant updates to Automator and AppleScript support. (1 message)


StuffIt Goes to 11 -- Readers discuss the usefulness of the StuffIt formats on the Mac, in light of built-in .zip archiving, including security and compatibility issues. (16 messages)


File Mappings Revert with Every OS Update -- Mac OS X 10.4.8 causes custom file mappings to change on some people's computers, which isn't a big deal but can be highly annoying. (6 messages)


Pathetic Nostalgia for Old Chips -- Do old memory SIMMs and DIMMs have any use (beyond the obvious artistic applications, of course)? (2 messages)

 

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
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