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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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Eulogy for the iPod classic

Apple Releases New iCloud Storage Plans

Apple Announces iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus with Larger Screens

 

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Find the Time, Worldwide, with the Time Zones App

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Apple Replacing Defective iPhone 5 Batteries

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