In <23242830.bR3UFheEe3@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
> __/ [ Peter Hayes ] on Wednesday 11 October 2006 23:50 \__
>> In <3727628.tarrfNDZjz@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> __/ [ Oliver Wong ] on Wednesday 11 October 2006 21:54 \__
>>>> "Peter Hayes" <not_in_use@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>>>>> Makes for extremely easy uninstall - just drag the app to the
>>>> This is indeed one very attractive aspect of Apple's design.
>>> Like trashing the USB pen in order to unmount it (for safe removal)?
>>> I think not... *grin*
>> Just right click the icon and select eject, or eject it from the
> This I did not know. The trashing of the device seems to imply
Indeed. It must rank as one of the most unintuitive actions ever in the
history of the personal computer.
> Speaking of which...
"Replace" means 'replace", not "merge", surely...
The Finder isn't Apple's finest hour. I prefer Windows Explorer.
> I defended KDE in that discussion.
>> But yes, dragging to the trash is a bizarre Apple-ism, like window
>> resizing from the bottom right corner only.
> In KDE (I don't think GNOME has inherited that goodie yet as I have
> yet to its latest -- 2.16): Press down ALT and the secondary mouse
> button while hovering atop any windows to resize. This is extrely
> useful and it saves a lot of mouse movement.
In OS X hold down Ctrl while moving the scrollwheel to zoom the screen.