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Open a Finder Window with the App Switcher

If you don't have any Finder windows open and want to switch to the Finder and open a window in one fell swoop, bring up the app switcher with Command-Tab and tab over to the Finder icon. While still holding down Command, press the Option key, and then release the Command key. You're switched to the Finder, with a new default window open for you.

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Administrivia

We would like to apologize to all of you who received multiple TidBITS files via the SFU mailing list. We can point the finger of blame, but not at an identified individualShow full article

Printing Notes

David Roth writes, "I've been trying to use Professional Composer on a Mac Plus running System 6.0.5 to generate PostScript files to be printed on other systems with PostScript printersShow full article

More On Viruses

Murph Sewall wrote to tell us that he talked to both Lloyd Chambers, author of AutoDoubler, and Greg Friedman, Technical Director of Aladdin Systems. Murph was concerned that if an infected application was compressed by either AutoDoubler or Aladdin's forthcoming SpaceSaver, that perhaps virus checking programs like Disinfectant would not detect the virusShow full article

Virus Fighters

I've been getting a number of thank you notes via private email and on the newsgroups lately. Thank you very much. I appreciate your appreciation. However, I must let everyone know that I'm more than a bit embarrassedShow full article

QuickMail & AppleShare 3.0

Oh dear, this will be unpopular. It seems that Apple's recently released AppleShare Server 3.0 software is incompatible with versions of CE Software's QuickMail mail server software from 2.2.x up through the current 2.5 and the forthcoming 2.5.1Show full article

Patents & Copyrights

Abacus R&D, Inc. (Disclaimer: I am biased since my company developed and markets "ROMlib" and "Executor," two products that predate Quorum's similar Latitude and EqualShow full article

Messaging Acronyms

I have some new acronyms for you - VIM and OCE. Only time will tell if these particular acronyms will be with us in the future, but VIM and OCE are certainly worth some thoughtShow full article

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