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Spin Through Toolbar View Options

Although many people never change their toolbars from the default settings, all standard toolbars on the Mac offer six states: icon only, text only, and icon and text, with all three coming in normal and small size. You can change them by choosing View > Customize Toolbar.

But there's a shortcut that makes it easier to check out each variant. Simply Command-click the toolbar lozenge at the upper right of a window, and the toolbar switches to the next view. Click it enough times, and you cycle back to the start.

 
 

FunBITS: Strava Makes Exercise Social and Virtually Competitive

For many of us, getting outside to run or bike is the highlight of our days. But if you can’t always run or ride with friends, the Strava social exercise site puts you in touch with friends near and far, while simultaneously providing motivational tools to help you improve your fitness at any level.

 
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