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Option-Click in Scroll Bars for Jump Scrolling

In Mac OS X in general, and thus in most native Mac OS X applications, hold down the Option key and click anywhere in a window's scroll bar to jump to that spot (rather than scrolling one screen). If you like this behavior, you can make it the default in the Appearance preference pane. For "Click in the scroll bar to:" select "Jump to here."

 
 

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/25-Aug-08

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Leopard - Microsoft Office Issue -- After running a system update, Leopard wants to run the demo version of Microsoft Office instead of the registered version. (6 messages)


Archiving a Time Capsule -- Archiving a Time Capsule drive seems to work fine at first, then becomes unbearably slow. What's the holdup? (2 messages)


.Mac Slides are missing after iPhoto Update 7.1.4" -- MobileMe no longer offers the capability to share photos with others as a screen saver, but existing .Mac slides still appear in screen savers. (14 messages)


More Photo Backup Options While Traveling -- Readers share more thoughts about backing up digital photos. (2 messages)


Why I Hate the Eye-Fi Share Wireless SD Card -- Adam's experiences with the Eye-Fi Share card elicit one solution to a problem as well as other readers' experiences. (10 messages)


Using an iPhone when I drive -- A reader wants to talk with others on his iPhone while driving - without endangering himself, of course. TidBITS Contributing Editor Mark H. Anbinder covers some devices that are built into new Audis. (4 messages)


iWeb and MobileMe question -- Updating a Web site created on one machine proves tricky from a new laptop. (6 messages)


iPhone Ver 2.0.2 "Bug Fix" -- Who knows what the iPhone 2.0.2 bug-fix release offers? Not us, which is why we can poke fun at Apple, as well as the "MobileMess" situation. (6 messages)


Cleaning out IMAP mailboxes -- What options are available for managing the size of IMAP mailboxes from Mail? (3 messages)


Office 2008 updates won't install -- Readers have trouble installing the latest Microsoft Office updates and discuss what's changed in the suite. (4 messages)


Wine with Bento -- Charles Maurer's article on managing his wine collection with Bento brings to the table discussion of tools to catalog other items such as books and music. (6 messages)


MobileMe Web Interface Insecure, But Other Apps Get It Right -- Readers discuss the security aspects of MobileMe following Rich Mogull's article. (3 messages)


Flash Problem -- After years without fail, suddenly Flash refuses to work correctly on a reader's computer. JavaScript might be the culprit. (2 messages)


I want to say goodbye to Outlook -- It's hard to unshackle oneself from Outlook, but there are alternatives. (3 messages)

 

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