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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."

 
 

iWork Updated for Yosemite and iCloud Drive

Concurrent with the release of OS X 10.10 Yosemite, Apple also released updates to its iWork apps on Mac and iOS, bringing iCloud Drive compatibility and other enhancements.

 
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Evernote 6.0

Quicken 2015 for Mac 2.2

Microsoft Outlook 15.3 for Mac

Scrivener 2.6

LaunchBar 6.1.3

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TextExpander 4.3.4

Quicken 2015: Close, But Not Yet Acceptable

Evernote 5.6

 

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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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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>