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Authored by: sjk on Aug 18, '05 05:04:43PM
Have you tried using Keyboard Shortcuts under System Preferences (indirectly referred to in my previous posting) and/or Service Manager instead of manually hacking .plist files?

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too hard?
Authored by: technomage on Sep 10, '05 05:42:12PM

I don't find system-wide keyboard shortcuts to be efficient or safe for anything but the most basic universal operations (cut/copy/paste/open/close), and nothing in the Services menu qualifies as that necessary or frequent. Readily remembered and activated key combos should be reserved for application-specific functions, as that's where the work that pays the bills happens. As for Services Manager, it has access to only a small subset of available Services--not worth bothering with. It isn't capable of killing or modifying the most annoying/useless ones that Apple forces on us. ACP Web Services has a sort-of GUI control, but it cannot manipulate anything but its own items. Still, they're actually implementing some useful functions. Services in the contextual menu are a more sensible from the standpoint of having the GUI efficiently expose this functionality, but the menus are now one layer deeper and just as cluttered.



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