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10.4: Cascade all windows via a hidden menu option
Authored by: dreamer-of-rules on May 31, '05 07:30:31PM

Way to go! This hint is falling very short of its potential. :)

You can press and release the option key while a menu is open to see what changes. It works on right-click (context) menus as well, so you can right-click on a file in Finder, and use the option key to select "Always Open With..." right from the menu.

In the Finder option-context-menu, you can also open the Inspector Window (which I'd never heard of before). This stays open, and always shows the properties of whatever file is currently selected.



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10.4: Cascade all windows via a hidden menu option
Authored by: maddys_daddy on Jun 01, '05 12:42:15AM

Thanks for bringing up the CM aspect of this opt key behavior! I discovered that when ctrl-clicking a Safari link, and hitting opt, "Download Linked File" becomes "Download Linked File as..." allowing me to choose where to save each file. VERY USEFUL!! Now if only I could set this as the Safari's default behavior!



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