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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."

 
 
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Jobs Announces $45 Million Profit

Jobs Announces $45 Million Profit -- Although Steve Jobs's keynote address at San Francisco's Macworld Expo didn't include much of his trademark showmanship - or news on Apple's ongoing search for a new CEO - he did end the presentation with a surprise: Apple expects to post a quarterly profit of $45 million on a total revenue of $1.575 billionShow full article

Storage Wars

Storage Wars -- Looking for a gigabyte-sized removable drive for backup or file storage? TidBITS Contributing Editor Matt Neuburg was, so we spent time at Macworld Expo comparing Iomega's Jaz (1 GB now with a 2 GB drive coming soon), SyQuest's SyJet 1.5 GB drive, and the forthcoming 2.1 GB Orb drive from newcomer Castlewood SystemsShow full article

Macworld Expo S.F. 1998: Subdued, but Positive

I approached this year's Macworld Expo in San Francisco with trepidation. 1997 was a tumultuous year for the Macintosh community - we saw the beginning of the end for Macintosh clones, renewed emphasis on the Macintosh platform from Microsoft, the resignation of CEO Gil Amelio and other executives, and the return of Steve Jobs to the post of Apple CEO-in-all-but-name. The first day of the show was concerningShow full article

Macworld San Francisco 1998 Superlatives

As has become our custom, we once again present you with the superlatives - the best, worst, and weirdest - of Macworld Expo. Best Gotcha -- Olympus takes home the award for the best gotcha for their fake film canistersShow full article

Graphics Grab Attention at Expo

Although the Internet has stolen most of the thunder at recent Macworld Expos, last week's show in San Francisco signaled that the graphics and desktop publishing fields are making plenty of noise in the Macintosh world. This time around, I didn't sense that booth presenters were forcing the words Internet or Web into their amplified pitches to prove the hipness of their productsShow full article

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