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Apple’s Unfair Parts Policy

Recently, my Apple CD-ROM drive's eject mechanism failed. The warranty had expired. I took it to my authorized Apple dealer for service. The technician there identified a gear, whose cost he estimated to be $5, as the faulty part. Apple, however, absolutely refuses to sell its dealers anything but the entire drive mechanism (that is everything except the power supply and case), whose cost is approximately $500

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Menu Usage

In Howard Hansen's EXCELlent review of Excel 4 in TidBITS-127, he makes the following comment about the pop-up menus feature: When you hold down the command and option keys and click the mouse, Excel brings up a pop-up shortcut menu right next to your mouse pointer

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No More Solutions

Solutions, the publisher of BackFax, SmartScrap, Glue, and other Macintosh software, is no longer in business. A recorded message listing phone numbers of companies now handling their software can be reached at 802/865-9220