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Opening a Folder from the Dock

Sick of the dock on Mac OS X Leopard not being able to open folders with a simple click, like sanity demands and like it used to be in Tiger? You can, of course click it, and then click again on Open in Finder, but that's twice as many clicks as it used to be. (And while you're at it, Control-click the folder, and choose both Display as Folder and View Content as List from the contextual menu. Once you have the content displaying as a list, there's an Open command right there, but that requires Control-clicking and choosing a menu item.) The closest you can get to opening a docked folder with a single click is Command-click, which opens its enclosing folder. However, if you instead put a file from the docked folder in the Dock, and Command-click that file, you'll see the folder you want. Of course, if you forget to press Command when clicking, you'll open the file, which may be even more annoying.

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In Retrospect

In the first part of July TidBITS had a full review of Retrospect 1.3 that was quite complimentary - heck, it's a good program. Since then we've heard more about Retrospect and its developers, Dantz Development, that might interest you. For a while now SuperMac has wanted focus on its graphics hardware and to divest itself of its software groupShow full article

Claris & Microsoft

I'm still getting used to the wealth of computer events in the Seattle area. Seattle's dBUG had Claris in to show off ClarisWorks and MacDraw Pro a few weeks ago and last Thursday we went to a talk by MrShow full article

DataClub for Free

Just before we left Ithaca, International Business Software started a great deal on a DataClub whereby for some low price (around $75, if I remember correctly) you could get a three-user pack of DataClub along with WriteNow, Panorama, and MacCalc, I thinkShow full article

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