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Default 100 Snow Leopard Tips, Tricks, and Features - 09-02-2009, 05:45 PM

Thought folks might be interested in this article from maclife.com: 100 Snow Leopard Tips, Tricks, and Features | Mac|Life


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Default 09-02-2009, 05:59 PM

Nice comprehensive list... some of the features seem neat

Looking forward to upgrading my Macs some time in the next couple weeks!


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Default 09-02-2009, 07:59 PM

Cheers for that interesting read..
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Default 09-03-2009, 11:54 AM

Good article


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Default 09-04-2009, 09:14 PM

Very nice, I've always wondered why Apple makes some of the best features so hidden. I learn about new things I can do on my mac all the time.

Its both good and bad...


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Default 09-14-2009, 01:33 AM

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Very nice, I've always wondered why Apple makes some of the best features so hidden. I learn about new things I can do on my mac all the time.

Its both good and bad...
I think that's the exact reason. there's always some cool new (to you) feature that your figuring out about. i remember when somebody showed me 2 finger scrolling like 2 weeks after owning my macbook.
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Default 09-14-2009, 02:10 AM

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I think that's the exact reason. there's always some cool new (to you) feature that your figuring out about. i remember when somebody showed me 2 finger scrolling like 2 weeks after owning my macbook.

Yep, but thats why i think its bad too.

When i learned about Cmd-Space to open spotlight, it completely changed how i used my iMac, i no longer ever needed to go into the Finder to launch Apps or open files...i got everything from Spotlight...but i feel like all my time before that was wasted! lol

The keyboard shortcuts are definitely golden in OS X, i was never so keyboard oriented in windows...


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Default 10-08-2009, 04:41 PM

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The keyboard shortcuts are definitely golden in OS X, i was never so keyboard oriented in windows...
That actually is my gripe about OSX; it is not anywhere near as keyboard friendly as Windows has been. There are still things I'd like to see on OSX that are in Windows (namely opening files from the keyboard with single strokes like return).

Also, I agree with you about too many shortcuts in OSX. That is, in some ways, part of keeping it fool-proof but it is a bit frustrating to power-users from other environments. The treasure hunt feeling dies down after months on OSX and I just want to be able to do things intuitively...and that's where these additional commands lack.


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Default 10-08-2009, 04:49 PM

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That actually is my gripe about OSX; it is not anywhere near as keyboard friendly as Windows has been. There are still things I'd like to see on OSX that are in Windows (namely opening files from the keyboard with single strokes like return).

Also, I agree with you about too many shortcuts in OSX. That is, in some ways, part of keeping it fool-proof but it is a bit frustrating to power-users from other environments. The treasure hunt feeling dies down after months on OSX and I just want to be able to do things intuitively...and that's where these additional commands lack.


So, you switched from Windows and the keyboard shortcuts are not similar enough... so you are complaining because you do not want to learn them?

Start with these :

Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts

Dan Rodney's List of Mac OS X Keyboard Shortcuts & Keystrokes


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Default 10-11-2009, 01:26 AM

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That actually is my gripe about OSX...namely opening files from the keyboard with single strokes like return).
Try Apple-O for that, or Command-O (that's an o as in Open).


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