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Quick Download of Multiple Attachments in Apple Mail

To download a bunch of attachments quickly, look in the header of the email message that they came in. Make sure the triangle adjacent to the paperclip icon is pointing to the right (click the triangle if needed), and then drag the paperclip icon to your Desktop or to another folder. Release the mouse button and all attachments copy to that location.

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Internet Explorer 3.0

Internet Explorer 3.0 -- Microsoft released the final version of Internet Explorer 3.0 for Power Macs at Macworld Expo last week. In addition to support for HTML style sheets and the (debatable) RSAC Internet Ratings system, Explorer 3.0 includes support for ActiveX and JavaShow full article

Macromedia Acquires FutureWave

Macromedia Acquires FutureWave -- Last week, Macromedia made a play for dominating the online multimedia market by announcing it had acquired FutureWave Software, makers of the FutureSplash software family which (among other things) creates compact vector-based animations that are viewable through Web browser plug-insShow full article

About the Show: Macworld Expo San Francisco

After every Macworld Expo, I write an article expressing my thoughts about the show. For the most part, those articles haven't been particularly positive in recent yearsShow full article

Keying in Great NeXTpectations

As you might imagine after reading Adam's and Geoff's essays in TidBITS-360, last week's Macworld Expo buzzed with talk about Apple's acquisition of NeXT SoftwareShow full article

Macworld Expo Superlatives/Jan-97

Macworld Expo brings out not just the best and the worst in the Macintosh industry, but also the strangest. Besides, after four days of walking around the cavernous Moscone Center, surrounded by 70,000 Macintosh fans, it's hard to keep a firm grip on realityShow full article

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