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Apps, not technologies...
Authored by: robg on Sep 14, '05 10:30:14AM

I intentionally left out Spotlight, Dashboard, QuickTime 7, core audio, etc., as I don't really consider these applications -- they're more like core technologies (though clearly, QuickTime Player is an application, but I left it lumped in with QuickTime7).

A future poll will separately cover these new and improved technologies...

-rob.



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Dictionary
Authored by: darrell on Sep 14, '05 12:47:19PM

Dictionary is so handy.
In Safari just highlight the word you want looked up, right click, then Look Up in Dictionary. But i don't use Safari often. Perhaps this feature will show up in Firefox.



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Dictionary
Authored by: area51 on Sep 22, '05 04:23:58AM

Even better: try control-apple-D and hovering the cursor over a word...



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Dictionary
Authored by: pepi on Oct 09, '05 04:15:27AM

There is an even faster way to get to your dictionary.

Point your mouse to the word you want to look up. No need to click or highlight or select, just point there. Then press Command-Control-D and wait a second. This works in every Cocoa Application and quite some Carbon based apps as well. you can even switch between dictionary and thesaurus in the results-floating-info-thingie.

A drawback is that you can only select text from within that thingie, but not copy it, just like from the dictionary dashboard widget. I personally think this is ridiculous. Maybe its fixed in a future update.

Regards Pepi



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