In most dialogs shortcuts can be used to quickly select options.
In iTunes “delete file from library dialog” (⌥⌫) hit ⏎ to confirm file removal followed by
M meaning “Move to Trash”. German iTunes installations say “In den Papierkorb legen” therefore press
While searching in Spotlight from the menubar. Hold ⌘ to reveal the selection in Finder. Works with click and ⏎.
Switch views in Finder with keys 1 through 4 and the ⌘ key.
Take screenshots from a window or any other control by pressing ⇧⌘4 followed by a press on the space bar. A camera will appear and highlight selected windows or dialogs. Just click to take a snapshot.
While making a screenshot in ⇧⌘4-mode hold ⌥ to resize taken screenshot size from the center.
Cycle through all windows in Expose using the ⇥ key.
Sort windows either alphabetically or by application in Exposé using ⌘1 and ⌘2.
⇧⌘G in Finder (Go to…) supports ⇥ completion. Just enter something like /u and then press ⇥ to make it change to /usr/.
In most dialogs shortcuts can be used to quickly select either option. In save dialogs for instance ⌘S select the save option, whereas ⌘D selects don’t save.
Go to… (known from Finder) is also available in Open and Save dialogs. Just hit ⇧⌘G and a popup will appear that read
Go to the folder:
Get to the Menu Extras (right side of the menubar) with the shortcut ⌃F8. It’s possible you have this key deactivated. Check in System Preferences → Keyboard → Keyboard Shortcuts → Keyboard & Text Input.
While making a screenshot in ⇧⌘4-mode hold ⇧ to lock either width or height temporarily.
To temporarily turn off the sound effect for volume changes hold down the ⇧ key while changing the volume.
Get to the menubar with the shortcut ⌃F2. It’s possible you have this key deactivated. Check in System Preferences → Keyboard → Keyboard Shortcuts → Keyboard & Text Input.
Get to the Dock with the shortcut ⌃F3. It’s possible you have this key deactivated. Check in System Preferences → Keyboard → Keyboard Shortcuts → Keyboard & Text Input.
To quickly open the Displays Preference Pane press ⌥ + a brightness key.
This works for both keys (brithness up & down). If you’ve set your keyboard to inverse the function keys the shortcut obviously also different fn + ⌥ + a volume key.
To quickly open the Sound Preference Pane press ⌥ + a volume key.
This work for both keys (volume up & down). If you’ve set your keyboard to inverse the function keys the shortcut obviously is fn + ⌥ + a volume key.
Cornerstone 2 has just been released recently
Cornerstone 2 an absolutely fantastic SVN client for Mac OS X has been updated to its second iteration. It is an absolutely extraordinary Subversion tool. I can’t stop recommending it.
The website has also been updated. It’s beautiful. Check it out here.
We did a review on version 1.
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Backup all your Tweets
TweetBackup backs up all your tweets.
But remember: Twitter allows only access to the last 3200 tweets. If you sent over 3200 tweets already, those are lost.
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