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10.5: Use better keyboard navigation in the Dock System 10.5
Here's one for the keyboard navigation lovers among us. After hitting Control-F3 to highlight the Dock, you can now go straight to the icon of your choice by typing its first letters (i.e. type "it" to jump straight to iTunes). You used to have to hit the arrow keys till you got there (ugh).

I love this -- I always thought it was missing in Tiger!

[robg adds: You'll need to have full keyboard access enabled -- press Control-F1 if Control-F3 doesn't seem to do anything. I honestly don't remember if 10.5 ships with this enabled or disabled by default.]
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10.5: Use better keyboard navigation in the Dock
Authored by: mattyohe on Nov 05, '07 04:09:13PM

In order to use F1, F2 you need to turn on "Use F1, F2, etc. keys as standard function keys" under the "Keyboard" pane in Sys Pref.

The full list of what you can do with your F-keys is in the Keyboard Shortcuts pane.



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10.5: Use better keyboard navigation in the Dock
Authored by: Mac Berry on Nov 05, '07 05:58:56PM

Was confused by this one for a while, wondering why "wo" always went to "Windows Server", not "Word".

Doh!

You have to re-name some apps to get it to work properly - "Word" is actually "Microsoft Word" of course, so I needed "mi". But then I can't get to "Microsoft Excel", so; re-name!

Mark



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