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Set Hotkeys in TextExpander

Don’t just save keystrokes, save mouse clicks when using TextExpander by setting up customizable keyboard shortcuts, or hotkeys, for functions like Enable/Disable TextExpander, Search Snippets, and more. To set your hotkey combinations:

  1. Open TextExpander > Preferences > Hotkeys.
  2. Press the Click to Set Hotkey button next to function you want.
  3. Press the keys of your preferred hotkey combination when prompted.

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DST Resources If You're Feeling One Hour Off

Clocks in much of the United States ticked ahead one hour last weekend for the new Daylight Saving Time adjustment, which we explored in "Daylight Saving Time May Bite the Out-of-Date" (2007-01-29) and "Daylight Saving Time Saved" (2007-02-19)Show full article

iTunes 7.1 Prepares for Apple TV

Apple has released iTunes 7.1, an update that doesn't appear to offer much on the surface, but incorporates compatibility with the upcoming Apple TV. A new Apple TV section in the preferences displays Apple TV units that have been authorized to work with iTunesShow full article

Universal Binary Adobe Creative Suite 3 Moves Closer

Adobe continues to inch towards providing the scheduled release date of its suite of image, Web, and document handling tools known as Creative Suite 3 (CS3) by announcing that it has an announcementShow full article

SonicLiving Links Musical Resources

Thanks to our EFF buddy Fred von Lohmann for a pointer to SonicLiving, a Web site that offers a service similar to the iConcertCal iTunes plug-in we covered recently (see "iConcertCal: Your Gig-Going Pal," 2007-03-05)Show full article

TidBITS 2007 Reader Survey Results: Who Are You?

It's time to start analyzing the results of our TidBITS 2007 Reader Survey. In this week's look, I examine the answers to the first few questions, which attempted to ascertain what kinds of people read TidBITSShow full article

Opening My Vistas

I just bought a new laptop with Windows Vista pre-installed, and, hey, I kinda like it. As I dodge flaming arrows from regular TidBITS readers, let me note that it's not my main computer nor intended to be; that I've been using the Mac platform since 1985; and that I currently own something like five working MacsShow full article

Nike+iPod Only for Fitness Runners

I've been putting off this review, because it doesn't thrill me to warn even a subset of people away from a popular product. But that's exactly what I have to do - in short, although the Nike+iPod Sport Kit can be a fun addition for anyone who runs with an iPod or wants a bit more encouragement to run, competitive runners shouldn't bother with itShow full article

Hot Topics in TidBITS Talk/12-Mar-07

For Exploring Your Unicode Fonts -- A reader shares some tips on how to view Unicode characters. (1 message) Appointment/room scheduling software -- What options are available to schedule facilities among a small group without turning to enterprise-level software? Several options can be found hereShow full article

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