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10.4: Use the contextual menu on Sidebar items Desktop
Tiger only hintI'm fairly sure this is new to Tiger...

You can now Control-click (or Right-click) on items in the Sidebar in the Finder and perform a number of actions on them. For example, you can click on a volume and eject it, or 'Open Enclosing Folder,' etc. Very handy.

[robg adds: This was one of my bigger complaints about the 10.3 sidebar; items put there were essentially useless, other than for clicking. Now you can do most anything to a Sidebar item via its contextual menu. The Desktop item even has an entry for Change Desktop Background, which takes you to the Desktop & Screen Saver System Preferences panel.]
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10.4: Use the contextual menu on Sidebar items
Authored by: aperkinsfan on May 13, '05 09:12:34PM

Quite helpful... Though as tempting as it may be, do NOT rename your Home directory (your short username) in the sidebar! For some reason, using this contextual option will allow you to do it--with bad results. All your Home contents will be moved to a new folder with the new name, leaving your true Home directory empty (except for your Library folder). The fun will really begin next time you log out :) Just a heads up!



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