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Open URLs Quickly from BBEdit

If you're working on a bit of text (HTML or otherwise) in BBEdit, and you see a URL that you'd like to open, the fastest way is to Command-click it. Most BBEdit users probably already know this tip, but if you don't, it's a huge time-saver. (The same trick works in BBEdit's free little brother, TextWrangler.)

 
 
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Next Issue 03-Dec-01!

Next Issue 03-Dec-01! As is our custom, we're taking next week off for the U.S. Thanksgiving holidays. We'll publish next on 03-Dec-01. [ACE] Show full article

Vote for TidBITS!

Vote for TidBITS! The Low End Mac Web site is running its Best of the Mac Web survey this year through 22-Nov-01, so if you'd like to help raise awareness of TidBITS, please be sure to fill out the form with a vote for TidBITSShow full article

Mac OS X 10.1.1 Update Released

Mac OS X 10.1.1 Update Released -- Apple's Mac OS X 10.1.1 update, released 13-Nov-01 via the Software Update mechanism, rolls a number of fixes and improvements into Apple's new operating systemShow full article

Microsoft Office X Ships

Microsoft Office X Ships -- With today's release of Microsoft Office X for Mac OS X, one of the major hurdles to mainstream use of Mac OS X has been crossedShow full article

Now Up-to-Date & Contact 4.1 Goes Mac OS X Native

Now Up-to-Date & Contact 4.1 Goes Mac OS X Native -- Power On Software has released Now Up-to-Date & Contact 4.1, the Mac OS X version of their long-standing calendaring and contact management programShow full article

Extensis Releases Suitcase 10.1

Extensis Releases Suitcase 10 -- Extensis has released Suitcase 10.1, bringing its long-standing font management software to Mac OS X. In addition to features introduced earlier this year under Mac OS 9 (see "Suitcase 10 Delivered" in TidBITS-585), the update includes Suitcase Bridge, which activates and deactivates fonts for Classic applicationsShow full article

Apple Ups the AirPort Ante

About two years after making wireless networking affordable for home and small business use, Apple has introduced new versions of its AirPort wireless base station, card, and softwareShow full article

Seeing the Light with Panorama

Let me not beat around the bush. ProVue Panorama is the best general database program I've ever used. Granted, I may not be a typical database userShow full article

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