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Keyboard Shortcuts in Stacks

You aren't limited to using the mouse or trackpad to select items within a stack. Once you've clicked a stack to open it, you can type a letter to jump to the first file starting with that letter, or press either the Tab or arrow keys to move among the stack's contents. Press Return to open the selected item.

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Take Control of Yosemite Upgrades, New Features, and Sharing

On the same day Apple released OS X 10.10 Yosemite, we published three Take Control books to help readers upgrade successfully, get the most out Yosemite’s new features, and learn how to share nearly anything in nearly every imaginable situation.

 
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iMac SMC Firmware Update 1.1

MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013) Software Update 1.0

iMac 10.8.5 Supplemental Update 1.0

Enabling System-Controlling Utilities in Mavericks

Lion and Mountain Lion Still Available, Unlike iOS 6

Mail in Mavericks Changes the Gmail Equation

Details Emerge about the New Mac Pro

New Retina MacBook Pro Models Thinner, Lighter, and Cheaper

Apple Releases OS X 10.9 Mavericks for Free

 

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Apple Replacing Faulty MacBook Air Storage Drives

Explaining Podcasts in iTunes 11.1

Prepare for Mavericks Now with Take Control Books

FunBITS: Why Apple May Win the Gaming Market

SMC Firmware Updates for MacBook Pro, MacBook Pro Retina, and MacBook Air

OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.5 Supplemental Update

Apple Updates iMac with Faster CPUs and 802.11ac Wi-Fi

FunBITS: Tune into iTunes Radio

iTunes 11.1 Adds iOS 7 Compatibility and iTunes Radio

Security Update 2013-004 for Lion and Snow Leopard

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New for iOS 8: TextExpander 3 with custom keyboard.
Set up short abbreviations which expand to larger bits of text,
such as "Tx" for "TextExpander". With the new custom keyboard,
you can expand abbreviations in any app, including Safari and
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