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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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Car Bluetooth Hands Free Units -- Readers provide suggestions for Bluetooth in-car speakers for talking on the phone hands-free while driving. (5 messages)


Making AppleCare Worthwhile: MacBook Pro Battery Replacement -- Jeff Carlson's experience getting a replacement battery is echoed by some readers, while others debate the merits of AppleCare. (19 messages)


Firefox feature sought -- Firefox's add-on capability opens the door for features that aren't included in the program itself. (11 messages)


How to Protect Yourself From The New Mac OS X Trojans -- Readers discuss possible workarounds for the latest security vulnerabilities. (14 messages)


Firefox 3 Bounds Forward -- People are reporting mixed experiences running the newest version of Firefox following Adam's article. (4 messages)


Critical Update for Microsoft Office 2008 -- The latest Office update apparently does not fix an issue where the modification date is changed on PowerPoint files just by opening them. However, a few workarounds are suggested. (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
Mail. <http://smle.us/tetouch3-tb>