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Go Back and Forth Fast in Preview

If you're reading a PDF in Apple's Preview software, and you follow a bookmark or an internal link to move around within the PDF, you can quickly return to where you were by pressing the keyboard shortcut Command-[ (that's Command-Left Bracket). Or, you can choose Go > Back.

The command works iteratively, so you can go back to just the previously viewed page or if you issue the command again, to the page before that, and so on. There's also an equivalent Go > Forward (Command-]).

 
 
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Apple's PowerShare software

Apple's PowerShare software (the server component that can be used with the PowerTalk client software) will no longer include a copy of System 7 Pro in the box, effective todayShow full article

Why meet in person?

Why meet in person? Bittco Solutions is now shipping Co-motion 1.5 and the new Co-motion Lite. Co-motion enables users at different locations to engage in brainstorming and decision-making sessions, using most any network as a communication conduit (including the Internet over a TCP connection)Show full article

Broader eMarket

Director of Technical Services, Baka Industries Inc.. Apple last month moved closer to a plan for a worldwide online service by introducing eWorld in the United KingdomShow full article

TCP/IP FirstClass Ships

At the end of October, SoftArc released FirstClass 2.6, an update to its group communications software, with the ability to communicate with Macintosh and Windows clients or between servers, via TCP/IP (see TidBITS-238)Show full article

LaserWriter 16/600 PS

Apple's new LaserWriter 16/600 PS sports a new naming scheme that ties the name of the printer to the printer's features. The name indicates three things: pages-per-minute (ppm), dots-per-inch (dpi), and page description languageShow full article

Mainlining the Internet

Tonya and I recently put in a direct connection to the Internet, and I promised to pass on some of the details so others would know just how hard it isShow full article

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