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Edit iCal Event Titles Directly

In the Leopard version of iCal, double-clicking an event shows a summary of the event, and to edit the name (or anything else), you must click the Edit button in the summary pop-up. To bypass the summary and edit pop-ups entirely, Option-double-click the event name. That selects the text for editing, and you can make any changes you want. Click outside the event to save your changes.

 
 
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Norton AntiVirus 5.01 Update for Mac OS 8.1

Norton AntiVirus 5.01 Update for Mac OS 8.1 -- Symantec has released a free version 5.01 patch for English and International English versions of Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh 5.0Show full article

New Installer Versions Arrive

New Installer Versions Arrive -- Aladdin Systems and MindVision Software have released new versions of their popular installer programs. New features in Aladdin's InstallerMaker 5.0 include hierarchical packages, the capability to download and install files from the Web, and the capability to apply settings directly to items within folders in the installer archiveShow full article

The Tilery 4.0 Squares Off

The Tilery 4.0 Squares Off -- Rick Holzgrafe of Semicolon Software last week released The Tilery 4.0, the latest version of his $15 shareware desktop launcher applicationShow full article

ACTION Files 1.1 Centralizes File Organization

ACTION Files 1.1 Centralizes File Organization -- With its release of ACTION Files 1.1, Power On Software is expanding the edges of what can be done within Open and Save dialog boxesShow full article

TidBITS Staff at Macworld Expo NY

TidBITS Staff at Macworld Expo NY -- As just about everyone knows by now, Macworld Expo will take place in New York City this week. Since we're far too virtual of an operation to have a booth, the best way to see us will be to come to one of our scheduled eventsShow full article

Moof on the Hoof: MacHack '98

MacHack, held in mid-June this year at the Holiday Inn Fairlane in Dearborn, Michigan, bills itself as "The Annual Conference for Leading Edge Developers." If you develop Macintosh software (or want to), you have either been to a MacHack or you aspire to attendShow full article

Oil of OLE: Document Security and You

During the last two weeks, reports of a security problem with Microsoft Office 98 for the Macintosh have been published from Macintosh news venues such as MacAddict, MacFixIt, and MacWEEKShow full article

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